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Abt Associates: Career Pathways Strategies: Early Impacts on Education & Training and Insights from PACE Programs

Recently Abt Associates held a webinar titled, Career Pathways Strategies: Early Impacts on Education & Training and Insights from PACE Programs.  You can view the recorded webinar here.

CLASP: Advancing Racial Equity through Career Pathways

This is the final brief in a series called Maximizing the Power of Career Pathways, which focuses on strategies to better define, develop, and promote career pathways.  This final brief asserts that advancing equity is the purpose of federal investments in education and workforce development.

WorkforceGPS: Healthcare and Green Energy in Native Communities

National American Indian Heritage Month begins today, November 1st. As a tribute to the rich history and culture of Native Americans, Workforce GPS is highlighting two resources that showcase job training programs across tribal communities in North Dakota, Montana, Wisconsin, and Alaska. These resources document the need for culturally sensitive and customized strategies to meet the needs of Native students through supportive services and industry-recognized certificates and degrees. 

Google's Applied Digital Skills: Do they have a place in Career Pathways programs?

Google's Applied Digital Skills are designed to teach practical digital skills using its free project-based video curriculum.  These curriculum-based videos are designed to "teach the digital skills students needed to succeed in the classroom and on the job, from researching to analyzing data".  Google has created two series, one for middle & high school students, and a second fo

Workforce GPS: Increasing Academic Achievement - SkillsCommons Field Guide

  • Date: 
    Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
    Location: 
    Online webinar

How do higher education students and workforce system participants increase academic achievement to accelerate completion?  Authentic Assessment, Employer Based Curricula Development, and Credit for Prior Learning, among many other promising strategies!  Learn from expertise of project directors who managed complex and comprehensive programs.  The SkillsCommons Field Guide of TAACCCT Innovations provides practical advice and strategies ready to be implemented.

Introducing Google's Pathways Search Feature

Google recently announced a new feature of its Grow with Google initiative, aimed at helping workers connect with job openings, as well as local training providers.  According to Google's blog post about the new feature, "...the challenge we’re working to solve now: to help people find useful information about the skills and training they need for a job, and better connect them with local resources that can help them realize those opportunities".  The post goes

CLASP: Better Together - Career and Guided Pathways

In recognition of Adult Education and Family Literacy Awareness Week #AEFL, CLASP has released Better Together:  Career and Guided Pathways.  This brief highlights how career pathways and guided pathways are complementary, not duplicative, according to Judy Mortrude.  The following excerpt from the brief highlights the need for linkages at the state level.

Workforce GPS: Eligible Training Providers - Guidance Overview - Part II

  • Date: 
    Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
    Location: 
    Online webinar

Workforce GPS: Increasing Student Support - A Field Guide of Innovative Methods

  • Date: 
    Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
    Location: 
    Online webinar

Community colleges have developed innovative methods to deliver wrap-around student support services via career coaches, success coaches, and navigators, as grantees funded by the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grant program. These services include a focus on delivering individualized and coordinated student support across a wide variety of departments and systems, such as academic guidance and advising, academic support, career coaching, and supplemental services.

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