Career Pathways

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Michael Cruse

The group is a community of practice for practitioners, employers, researchers and policy-makers from the adult education, postsecondary education and workforce development fields to explore instructional and programmatic best practices, policies, and issues in providing career pathways services. 

Topics discussed include:

  • Coordination with education, training, and social service resources in the community
  • Workforce preparation activities include activities, programs, or services designed to help an individual acquire a combination of basic academic skills, critical thinking skills, digital literacy skills, and self-management skills, including competencies in:

    1. Utilizing resources;
    2. Using information;
    3. Working with others;
    4. Understanding systems;
    5. Skills necessary for successful transition into and completion of postsecondary education or training, or employment; and
    6. Other employability skills that increase an individual's preparation for the workforce.
  • Postsecondary success and completion
  • Program design and Integrated education and training
  • Contextual instruction
  • Standards-based instruction
  • Work readiness skills
  • Dual and concurrent enrollment
  • Flexible wrap-around services including academic and career counseling
  • Stackable industry-recognized credentials
  • Strategic partnerships
  • Apprenticeships

Recent Activity

Here are the 25 most recent posts in this group.
Title Replies Last Post
Bulletin : OCTAE Call for Peer Reviewers: Education Stabilization Fund – Reimagine Workforce Preparation Grants Program 0 Jul 13, 2020
Discussion : Career Pathways and Program Management Coffee Talk 0 Jul 12, 2020
Discussion : ED Request for Member Input on Pre-Apprenticeship Programming 11 Jul 08, 2020
Bulletin : ED Announces the Rural Tech Project 0 Jul 07, 2020
Discussion : Trauma-informed Discussion with special guests May 6, 7, and 8th, 2019. 31 Jun 28, 2020
Event : CLASP & National College Transition Network: Ability to Benefit State Leadership Webinar 0 Jun 18, 2020
Bulletin : * Special Issue * Adult Literacy Education: The International Journal of Literacy, Language, and Numeracy 0 Jun 18, 2020
Discussion : A Conversation on Occupational Licensing During Public Emergencies 15 Jun 04, 2020
Discussion : A Conversation with Tadd Wamester on Coronavirus, Continuous Learning, and Career Pathways 21 May 28, 2020
Bulletin : Department of Labor's COVID-19 Resources 0 May 27, 2020
Discussion : Conversation with World Education on Tech Tools for the Employment Opportunity Gap 20 May 20, 2020
Bulletin : Pathways to Credentials Technical Assistance Cohort Announced 0 May 14, 2020
Discussion : Online Course: Workforce Preparation Activities in the Classroom: 15 May 12, 2020
Discussion : Moving Occupational Training Online 1 May 11, 2020
Discussion : Dissertation 0 May 09, 2020
Bulletin : Exploring Media Literacy for Adult Learners 51 May 09, 2020
Discussion : Online Course: Designing Contextualized Instruction 79 May 06, 2020
Discussion : Online Course: Introduction to Workforce Preparation Activities and Employability Skills 59 May 06, 2020
Discussion : Seeking ideas to use in an adult learning classroom for career path selection 8 May 05, 2020
Discussion : COVID documents for adult learners 1 Apr 30, 2020
Bulletin : New issue of the Adult Literacy Education Journal 0 Apr 22, 2020
Discussion : Online Course: Integrating Career Counseling and Planning into Adult Education 32 Apr 22, 2020
Discussion : Developing Successful Bridge Programs 0 Apr 18, 2020
Discussion : Online Course: Developing Effective Bridge Programs 67 Apr 18, 2020
Bulletin : Last chance to register for Contextualized Instruction online course! 1 Apr 10, 2020

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