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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
Discussion : Casual Conversation about Linkedin and student outcomes with Bernie Floresca 19 Jan 26, 2020
Discussion : The Debate over Short-term Pell Grants Jan 24, 2020
Event : WIOA Performance Peer Learning Group: Effectiveness in Serving Employers (ESE) Indicator Jan 19, 2020
Discussion : Workforce Development Policy for Adult Educators 17 Jan 19, 2020
Discussion : Teaching about StudentAid.gov Jan 15, 2020
Discussion : Online Course: Introduction to Workforce Preparation Activities and Employability Skills 33 Jan 2, 2020
Bulletin : December 2019 Community Highlights Jan 1, 2020
Discussion : Online Course: Developing Effective Bridge Programs 51 Dec 17, 2019
Discussion : Online Course: Integrating Career Counseling and Planning into Adult Education 28 Dec 17, 2019
Discussion : In search of "on-ramp" or "concurrent" curriculum for auto-detailing 1 Dec 17, 2019
Event : Corporation for a Skilled Workforce Webinar: 2019 Workforce Benchmarking Network's National Survey Dec 12, 2019
Discussion : Penn State ABE Certificate Spring Courses - Register Now! Dec 5, 2019
Discussion : Register Now! Penn State Family Literacy Certificate Spring Course Dec 5, 2019
Event : Workforce GPS: Continuing the Conversation on Competency Models Around the Country Dec 4, 2019
Bulletin : November 2019 Community Highlights Dec 2, 2019
Bulletin : 2019 National Disability Employment Awareness Month 1 Dec 2, 2019
Bulletin : Exploring Media Literacy for Adult Learners 48 Nov 24, 2019
Bulletin : Survey: Colorado's Talent Development Playbook Nov 17, 2019
Discussion : November's LINCS Monthly Tips: How to Add Images to a Post Nov 15, 2019
Discussion : Career pathways 2 Nov 11, 2019
Event : 5th annual National Apprenticeship Week Nov 8, 2019
Bulletin : 2020-2023 WIOA State Plans Nov 6, 2019
Event : Panel Discussion: Global Innovations to Prepare Students for Future Careers Nov 6, 2019
Event : Workshop: Preparing Students with a Global Mindset for Business Growth Nov 6, 2019
Event : Workshop: Preparing Students with a Global Mindset for Business Growth Nov 6, 2019

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