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Minority Serving Community Colleges and Affiliates

The Minority-Serving Community Colleges Community and Affiliates (MSCCA) Community of Practice aims to support student success through the sharing of experience and practices, support of collaboration between colleges, and by enhancing connections to practitioners of adult basic education, developmental education, English Language Learners, and career and technical education.


Grant Funding: Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) Grants Program

Hi all,

I want to share with you an announcement about the availability of grant funding from the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) Grants Program.  See the announcement below from the May 18, 2014 issue of the OCTAE Connection.

Gail Cope, SME, LINCS Program Management Group


Developmental Education and Adult Basic Skills

Career Pathways members,

Workforce and Industry Partnerships

Aspen Institute's Sector Skills Academy applications due

Applications for the Sector Skills Academy are due January 24, 2014. The Sector Skills Academy was created to provide emerging leaders in the sectoral workforce development field with a unique professional development opportunity. Entering its ninth year, the Academy has graduated nearly 200 fellows and has helped to build a community of innovative, strategic and collaborative sector leaders across the country.


DICP Resources: Building Strategic Partnerships

As you will remember from last week’s posts, two of the LINCS Community groups, Career Pathways and Postsecondary Completion, are planning to highlight resources such as program implementation tools, archived webinars and online courses from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education funded project, Designing Instruction for Career Pathways (DICP). These resources are now available within our LINCS Resource Collection, if you use the search term – DICP.

Discuss With Us! NAEFL Week Featured Career Pathways Resources

In celebration of National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week, Career Pathways COP is hosting a discussion of two resources, each of which reports on successful career pathways programs in six different community colleges.  The goal is to get us thinking and discussing the characteristics these programs have in common and also the variations utilized to match the needs of the various colleges, the populations being served, and the careers for which the programs provide the education.  The chosen resources are 

May 14 Webinar: Community Colleges and Career Pathways

The registration link for today's webinar, Tuesday, May 14 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. EDT on the central role of community colleges in career pathways systems is available:

Just released: Women in Community Colleges_Access to Success

New report focuses on women in community colleges. Women in Community Colleges: Access to Successs is the latest report from the American Association of University Women. The report looks specifically at the experience of student mothers and women in nontraditional fields, including science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) at community colleges. 



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