Intensive Skill and College Readiness Programs at Community Colleges
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE) is committed to supporting community college students and, in turn, strengthening the coordination and alignment between adult education and developmental education programs at community college campuses to better prepare students for the 21st century job market.
Supporting Student Success: Adult Education and Remedial Education Reform in Community Colleges is a two-year technical assistance effort intended to support the Administration’s remediation reform goals and the Department of Education’s Strategic Plan. Over the past year, the Department, in collaboration with the Manhattan Strategy Group, identified successful programs at four community colleges across the United States, to identify examples of alignment between adult and developmental education.
For this week-long discussion, staff from two of the sites, Kaitlyn Kos Transitional Strategies Initiatives Coordinator, Gateway Community College, and Matthew Favre, Instructor at the Adult Learning Academy, St. Louis Community College, will share their knowledge and expertise with you.
Kicking off the discussion, we would like to ask you the question: