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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 : Does research evidence affect policy and practice? 2 Jul 16, 2019
Discussion : Our role as adult educators during the immigration 'crisis' 4 Jul 16, 2019
Bulletin : Exploring Media Literacy for Adult Learners 24 Jul 15, 2019
Bulletin : Workforce GPS: WIOA Performance Indicators' Summer E-Learning Series Jul 10, 2019
Discussion : Are our Career Pathways already out-of-date? Do workers and employers need a Careers "Waze" ? 8 Jul 10, 2019
Discussion : Career Advancement - Smartphone/WhatsApp ESL study groups 2 Jul 10, 2019
Discussion : Just joined the group - Introduction 5 Jul 5, 2019
Discussion : June 2019 Community Highlights Jul 1, 2019
Discussion : Open Comment Period for Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs Jul 1, 2019
Bulletin : Summary of the LINCS Discussion on the Impact of the Opioid Epidemic on Adult Education 2 Jun 28, 2019
Discussion : Find your passion and you will never work a day in your life..... 4 Jun 28, 2019
Bulletin : National Association of Landscape Professionals Announces Career Pathways Pilot in Select U.S. Cities 4 Jun 20, 2019
Bulletin : Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities (WORC): A Grant Initiative for the Appalachian and Delta Regions Jun 18, 2019
Bulletin : CTE Scholarships: Horatio Alger Endowment Fund Jun 15, 2019
Event : National Endowment for the Arts and Art Beyond Sight: Navigating Your Arts Career Jun 15, 2019
Event : Google's Applied Digital Skills: Digital Skills for the Office Jun 10, 2019
Event : U.S. Department of Labor Competency Model Peer Learning Group Series Jun 5, 2019
Discussion : May 2019 Community Highlights May 31, 2019
Discussion : Introduction 11 May 31, 2019
Bulletin : Call for Peer Reviewers With Career and Technical Education Experience May 30, 2019
Discussion : Math teachers as football coaches 3 May 30, 2019
Discussion : New Can-Do Guides from Open Door Collective May 29, 2019
Discussion : Online Course: Introduction to Workforce Preparation Activities and Employability Skills 30 May 22, 2019
Bulletin : Department of Education and the American Association of Community Colleges Cohosting Rural Community College Grant Application Convenings May 21, 2019
Bulletin : COABE Journal: Prison Literacy and Pathways to Success 1 May 16, 2019

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