Bulletin: Strengthening Education and Workforce Development for Justice-Involved Young Adults

With support from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education, RTI International invites community partnerships to join a technical assistance initiative to improve the outcomes of justice-involved young adults (ages 16–24). This new initiative will connect these youths with career and technical education (CTE), workforce development, and special education services.

Communities selected to participate in this free training must engage the following partners:

Discussion: Special Issue Call for Articles - Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education

Hello all,

Please see the link to the call for articles flyer below.

The special issue topic will be Career Pathways and Workforce Development. 

Please share this flyer widely. 

 

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6UfxkHvcTIVUVMwbTV1alM3UkE/view?usp=sharing

 

Thank you!

Bulletin: Casey Foundation Report: Promoting the Adoption of Sector Strategies by Workforce Development Boards Under WIOA

Promoting the Adoption of Sector Strategies by Workforce Development Boards Under WIOA shares key insights from five workforce development boards across the country that have successfully implemented sector strategies.

What is a Sector Strategy?

Bulletin: Study Workforce: Workforce 101 for Elected Officials and Boards

The National Association of Counties (NACo), National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA), National Association of Workforce Boards (NAWB), National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), National Governors' Association (NGA), National League of Cites (NLC), and U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) are pleased to provide Study Workforce, a learning platform to support local elected officials, workforce board members, agency staff, and workforce development professionals seeking to build their knowledge and skills in the workforce development arena.

Bulletin: Village Capital and Lumina Foundation Program and Funding for Workforce Readiness Ed Tech

Village Capital (VC) and Lumina Foundation are looking for start-ups involved with workforce readiness for a program aiming to connect them with advisory boards to validate (or not) their  work on improving participant outcomes.  VC and Lumina will run business development workshops for participants, and two start-ups will be peer selected for an initial $75K investment in their product ideas. 

Applications are due April 10th.  Learn more about the application process here.

Event: National Center on Accessible Educational Materials Presents Improve Job Training and Workforce Development Programs

National Center on Accessible Educational Materials: Improve Job Training and Workforce Development Programs

Date: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: 
Online webinar

Bulletin: Notes From the Field: Department of Labor's TAACCCT Grant Program Sparks Innovation in Middle Skilled Careers

Viridis Learning is one example of how the U.S. Department of Labor's Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grant program is promoting innovation in adult and higher education.  Viridis aims to be a one-stop shop serving students, schools and employers by connecting community colleges with local employers to understand in demand opportunities and skills in the workplace.

Bulletin: Advance CTE: Credentials of Value - State Strategies for Identifying and Endorsing Industry-Recognized Credentials

One of the core components of a high-quality Career Technical Education (CTE) program is that it culminates in a credential of value. With more than 4,000 credentialing organizations in the U.S., states are dealing with the challenge of identifying what works best for their local and regional economy.

Bulletin: Centers for Urban Future and Popular Democracy Release Report on Immigrant Workers

The following is excerpted from the executive summary for A City of Immigrant Workers.

Bulletin: The National Academies Press: Promising Practices for Strengthening the Regional STEM Workforce Development Ecosystem

Authors 

Committee on Improving Higher Education's Responsiveness to Regional STEM Workforce Needs: Identifying Analytical Tools and Regional Best Practices; Board on Higher Education and WorkforcePolicy and Global Affairs; National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

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