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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?

Texas Association for Literacy and Adult Education: LINCS Presentation

  • Date: 
    Friday, February 2, 2018 - 1:45pm to 3:15pm
    DoubleTree by Hilton - 6505 N Interstate 35, Austin, Texas, 78752 (Robertson Hall)
Learning from the U.S. Department of Education's Literacy Information and Communication System
Breakout Session #6 in Robertson
LINCS, or the Literacy Information and Communication System, is an online learning portal from the U.S. Department of Education's, Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education. LINCS serves adult educators, program managers, state policy makers, industry partners, and volunteers, in addressing the needs of adult learners, and their communities.

ACTE Excellence Awards

The ACTE Excellence Awards recognize excellence and dedication within the field of career and technical education among ACTE members. Recipients of these awards are exceptional individuals who have contributed to the success of CTE through the quality of their work and their involvement in the CTE community. Candidates and winners are recognized at three levels: state, regional, and national.

State Policies Impacting CTE: 2017 Year in Review

  • Date: 
    Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
    Online webinar

The national profile of Career Technical Education (CTE) continued to grow in 2017, with nearly every state adopting new policies related to CTE and career readiness. From redesigning accountability systems to expanding apprenticeship opportunities, state leaders are working to connect learners at all levels with seamless pathways to meaningful careers.


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