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College and Career Readiness Standards

LINCS CCRS Event Starts Today!

Today, we begin a deep dive into the Employability Skills Framework!

At 12:00 p.m. ET, meet us in the LINCS College and Career Readiness Standards group for your chance to ask questions, share success stories, and interact with other CCRS, assessment, and career pathways professionals. Featured presenters, Dr. Kaye Forgione, Meredith Liben, and Frank Scuiletti will discuss why employability skills matter, and answer your questions on how to apply them in the adult basic education (ABE) classroom.

CCRS & ESL

Hello Colleagues, I'm wondering what work has been done related to supporting adult ESL teachers to work with the College and Career Readiness Standards. I am aware of the Transitions Integration Framework atlasabe.org/_literature.../Transitions_Integration_Framework-PDF developed by our wonderful colleagues in Minnesota, which, although not specific to ESL, does articulate some of the necessary transition skills that are embedded within the standards.

Standards to Guide Instruction and Assessment

Hello Colleagues, Now that most teachers have started working with the College and Career Readiness Standards (CCRS), I’m wondering what folks are thinking about these standards as tools for guiding instruction and assessing learning. I found Carey Reid’s take on teachers’ reactions to the standards fascinating. In this brief online posting

How do we improve teaching, learning and assessment?

Hello colleagues, There are policy discussions underway related to the recent PIAAC report. The webinar on Thursday, February 13 from 1:00 to 3:00 ET. will offer a summary of the PIAAC data, the OECD’s special report on America’s low-skilled population, Time for the U.S. to Reskill? www.timetoreskill.org, and feature a focused discussion about the issues facing adult education.

CCR Standards Institute: Save the Date

The Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE) is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for adult education staff at both the state and local levels to receive hands-on training at the upcoming College and Career Readiness (CCR) Standards for Adult Education: Implementation Institute. For your convenience the Implementation Institute will be repeated in three regional locations:

Is the Adult Education and Literacy System in the U.S. Prepared to Unlock the Door to Economic Opportunity?

CCR Standards Colleagues,

I have published a new Adult Literacy Education blog article entitled, "Is the Adult Education and Literacy System in the U.S. Prepared to Unlock the Door to Economic Opportunity?" in which I argue that it is not. I would be interested to have your reactions, either here or as comments on the blog itself, which you will find at http://davidjrosen.wordpress.com

David J. Rosen
djrosen123@gmail.com

 

College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education

Just Released: College and Career Readiness (CCR) Standards for Adult Education

The work is the result of a nine-month process that examined the Common Core State Standards from the perspective of adult education. It was funded to provide a set of manageable yet significant CCR standards that reflect broad agreement among subject matter experts in adult education about what is desirable for adult students to know to be prepared for the rigors of postsecondary education and training.  

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