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Career Pathways


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Michael Cruse

Welcome to the LINCS Career Pathways Group.

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 : Introducing myself... Nov 18, 2018
Bulletin : Announcing the Reimagining the Higher Education Ecosystem Challenge Grantees Nov 18, 2018
Discussion : Listening Skills : "What Great Listeners Actually Do" Nov 17, 2018
Bulletin : Get Involved in National Apprenticeship Week 2018: Nov 12-18 1 Nov 14, 2018
Discussion : Using Ability to Benefit in Your Program: What is Your Experience? 5 Nov 14, 2018
Discussion : New-Collar Jobs Nov 13, 2018
Discussion : Online Course: Workforce Preparation Activities in the Classroom: 2 Nov 12, 2018
Bulletin : 2018 National Apprenticeship Week: Creating Tomorrow Nov 12, 2018
Discussion : Abt Associates: Career Pathways Strategies: Early Impacts on Education & Training and Insights from PACE Programs Nov 7, 2018
Discussion : Google's Applied Digital Skills: Do they have a place in Career Pathways programs? 2 Nov 4, 2018
Bulletin : CLASP: Advancing Racial Equity through Career Pathways Nov 1, 2018
Discussion : WorkforceGPS: Healthcare and Green Energy in Native Communities Nov 1, 2018
Discussion : How confident are you in helping adult learners prepare for a career in health care? In renewable energy? 4 Oct 30, 2018
Event : Observing Veterans Day: How Modern Apprenticeship Programs Are Serving Veterans Oct 30, 2018
Bulletin : Webinar on Virtual Career Exploration with Nepris Oct 24, 2018
Event : Workforce GPS: Implications of Substance/Opioid Misuse and Addiction for the Workforce Development System 3 Oct 22, 2018
Discussion : There's Nothing Soft about "Soft Skills" 5 Oct 22, 2018
Bulletin : Using Pre-Employment Transition Services Online Modules Oct 19, 2018
Bulletin : HIRE Vets Medallion Program Oct 17, 2018
Bulletin : Center for Workforce Education's Three Educational Pathways to Good Jobs Oct 16, 2018
Event : Workforce GPS: Adult Learning Strategies at Community Colleges Oct 12, 2018
Discussion : COABE Journal: Strengthening Adult Career Pathways in Minnesota - A PD Cohort for Managers 14 Oct 12, 2018
Bulletin : CLASP: Ability to Benefit - Developing a State-Defined Process Oct 12, 2018
Discussion : Career Awareness/Career Pathways in Family Literacy 1 Oct 9, 2018
Discussion : Upcoming webinar of interest on Adult and Continuing Education: Options and Resources to Promote Inclusive Career Pathways and Employment Outcomes Oct 7, 2018

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