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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
Bulletin : AEFL Awareness Week Events in DC Area Sep 17, 2019
Bulletin : Symposium: Adult Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, featuring Dexter Manley Sep 17, 2019
Bulletin : Symposium: Adult Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, featuring Dexter Manley Sep 17, 2019
Discussion : Exploring Media Literary Education with Dr. Alice Huguet 16 Sep 16, 2019
Discussion : The robots are coming, but not necessarily for your job 3 Sep 15, 2019
Discussion : Designing Contextualized Instruction Sep 11, 2019
Event : 2019 National Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week Sep 10, 2019
Discussion : Preparing Programs and Students for Census 2020 Sep 8, 2019
Discussion : Career Pathways—Learn More about NYSED/CUNY CareerKits!!!! Sep 6, 2019
Bulletin : Exploring Media Literacy for Adult Learners 47 Sep 5, 2019
Discussion : LINCS Monthly Tips: September Sep 3, 2019
Bulletin : CRPE Report: Schools Lead the Way but the System Must Change: Rethinking Career and Technical Education Aug 26, 2019
Discussion : Does employment move individuals out of poverty? 5 Aug 21, 2019
Bulletin : Free books and curriculum guides for your classroom or PD library Aug 19, 2019
Bulletin : Summary of the LINCS Discussion on the Impact of the Opioid Epidemic on Adult Education 4 Aug 10, 2019
Discussion : LINCS Monthly Tips: How to Become a Power User 2 Aug 8, 2019
Discussion : Organization partnerships for basic skills, family services, health services, library services, post-secondary education and/or career pathways 1 Aug 8, 2019
Discussion : Phone farming, reading, writing, listening, speaking, critical thinking and the "gig economy" as an engaging focus of your lessons 1 Aug 6, 2019
Discussion : Working with Single Mothers 4 Aug 3, 2019
Bulletin : ACTE/ECMC: Postsecondary Leadership Success Program Opportunity Aug 3, 2019
Bulletin : July 2019 Community Highlights Aug 3, 2019
Discussion : Does research evidence affect policy and practice? 32 Jul 31, 2019
Discussion : Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST) Team Teaching Models 3 Jul 30, 2019
Discussion : Discussion protocol Jul 29, 2019
Discussion : Our role as adult educators during the immigration 'crisis' 10 Jul 29, 2019

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