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State Policies Impacting CTE: 2017 Year in Review

  • Date: 
    Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
    Location: 
    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.

Technical Assistance Opportunity: Addressing State Licensing Barriers

The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) has announced a new technical assistance project, "Occupational Licensing: Assessing State Policy and Practice" to enable state policymakers to improve their understanding of occupational licensure issues and best practices; identify current policies that create unnecessary barriers to labor market entry, and create an action plan that focuses on removing barriers, and improving portability and reciprocity for select occupations.  

Tags: licensing, Policy

ELL Accommodations with TABE 9 & 10

Dear Colleagues,

In your state Adult Education Assessment Policies, how many of you have a documented procedure for providing accommodations to English Language Leaners on the TABE 9 & 10 assessment (not the CLAS-E).  The only guidance I could find from McGraw-Hill was vague at best:  https://www.ctb.com/ctb.com/control/researchArticleMainAction?topicId=390&articleId=475&p=ctbResearch

Sustaining Career Pathways: Funding, Leadership, Policy, & Professional Development

It can be overwhelming to “start” a career pathways system and get lost in the initial development of the program, but for career pathways to truly succeed one must give thought to how we will sustain it beyond the initial start-up phase.  It takes funding, policy and continuous professional development to do so.  Funding and return-on-investment is critical for long time success.

Examples of Health Literacy Organizational Policies

Wednesday Question: Addressing the Health Care Law in Literacy Classes?

Has anyone addressed the new health care law in adult education classes? I would love to hear what kind of help adult learners need, and what resources and strategies you have used to help them.

I am guessing that common issues may include:

New Tool Kit from OVAE's Policy to Performance Project

 

P2P Toolkit Post:

OVAE’s Policy to Performance project recently released a valuable new toolkit, which can be accessed for free in the LINCS Resource Collection. The Policy to Performance Toolkit is a federally funded, high-quality resource that offers guidance and tools for developing policies and practices that support effective adult basic education transition systems, including:

Last chance to join September's Audio Update The Role of State Sector Strategies!

  • Date: 
    Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
    Location: 
    Audio Update Podcast

 

Last chance to join September's Audio Update
The Role of State Sector Strategies – Lessons Learned and Future Implications for State Policy Makers 

Tuesday, September 25
1:00-2:15 pm ET
Register Now!

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