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Postsecondary Completion

Changes in Our Community

Hello, Career Pathways Members,

Don’t Miss: Next Week’s Webinar Event Featuring Special Guest, Dr. Stephen Reder!

Event Title: What’s Happening in Adult Basic Skills Programs: The Long-term Impact of ABS on Economic Outcomes, Postsecondary Engagement, and GED Attainment

Event Type: Webinar Event and Online Discussion in the LINCS Community

Happening Now: We Discuss Grit, Tenacity & Perseverance among Adult Learners w/ Disabilities

Event Title: Positive Psychology, GRIT, Academic Resilience & Your Adult Learner

Event Type: Online Discussion in the LINCS Community

Event Location: The Disabilities in Adult Education and Postsecondary Completion groups

Date(s): October 5-9, 2015

Non-First-Time Student Degree Completion

The following information comes from the Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success at CLASP and contains 2 useful links.  The first is a chart detailing the demographics of non-traditional students, and the second is to the study from which the information comes.  I think the information is useful in thinking about how to plan for and encourage these students.


Mixed Enrollment Status: Favorable for Non-First-Time Student Degree Completion

Student Retention and Success

Good afternoon all,

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.

Transforming Adult Education to Better Prepare Adult Learners to Successfully Transition to Postsecondary Education and Training

The Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE) of the U.S. Department of Education, in collaboration with the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) and the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT), is hosting a series of community college webinars in 2013 to highlight the important work of these institutions and the many contributions they make to the communities they serve.

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:


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