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IEL: Minds That Move Us Initiative - Career Pathways Design Challenge

The Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL) believes that to collaborate is to innovate—and great innovation takes diverse minds to solve complex community issues. This is the founding philosophy behind IEL’s Minds that Move Us initiative, which challenges public/private partners to examine the current education and training gaps within their communities and then create models that can be scaled and replicated within various industries to ensure social equity and economic mobility for all.

Medicaid and Work Requirements: Where does Adult Education Fit?

Several states have submitted proposals for Medicaid waivers to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that include work requirements. While work requirements are new to healthcare, other programs, like TANF, have experience with implementing work requirements.

Global Talent Bridge: Using Pathways to Help Immigrants Succeed in Their Fields

  • Date: 
    Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
    Online webinar

Using Pathways Guides to Help Immigrants Succeed in Their Fields

May 24, 2018 | 2:00 - 3:00 p.m EDT

Register here

Seed Investment Fund for Adult Workforce Development

Strada Education Network, a national nonprofit united to strengthen America’s pathways between education and employment, has announced a new $1.5 million seed investment fund to back ventures focused on creating solutions that will serve working learners and help define the learning ecosystem of the future.

DHS Hiring Event: Informational Webinars

  • Date: 
    Monday, April 30, 2018 - 11:50am to Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 6:51pm
    Online webinars


The Department’s compelling mission draws candidates seeking to join a team that makes a difference in the lives of their fellow citizens. The threats and challenges facing the Department and the Nation are complex and constantly evolving. Now more than ever, DHS must recruit, develop, and retain a talented and diverse workforce.

Home Health Aides: More than just a job?

You may have heard this story before, or more recently on National Public Radio - More Than A Job: Home Care For A Mom With Alzheimer's Disease.  As adult educators, the following excerpt is hard to ignore:

Workforce GPS: Resources for Developmental Education Using Competency-Based Education

  • Date: 
    Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
    Online webinar
Are you interested in using open educational resources (OER) to create competency-based education (CBE) programs for development education? Learn about Lord Fairfax Community College’s strategies for meeting soft skills, adult basic education, and developmental education needs using OER resources in its Knowledge to Work portal, and hear about the latest research on CBE for developmental education.

WorkforceGPS: Making Industry Experts into Expert Instructors

Did you catch the February 28th webinar on Making Industry Experts into Expert Instructors to Increase Student Success? If not, you can find the slides at the hyperlink.  I'm curious what reactions are to the idea, and resources shared.  Are you struggling to find industry experts available to work in your programs?  Have you had some success with making the connection between these two?


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