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Career Pathways

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     Michael Cruse
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 : final report: Career Pathways Programming for Adult Learners in Chicago, Houston, and Miami Jun 11, 2018
Discussion : Online Course: Integrating Career Counseling and Planning into Adult Education 26 Jun 7, 2018
Discussion : National GED Grad Day Celebration Returns on May 16 1 Jun 7, 2018
Discussion : Author Interview with Diana Satin: Project Care - Health Care Case Studies, Multimedia and Projects for English Language Learners 12 Jun 5, 2018
Discussion : Call for Session Proposals: Georgia’s 2018 Adult Education Fall Conference May 30, 2018
Event : Building Strategic Allinaces Between Colleges and Workforce Boards May 30, 2018
Bulletin : Labor Annouces Youth Build Funding Opportunity May 29, 2018
Bulletin : Labor Announces $20 Million to Help Injured American Stay on the Job May 29, 2018
Bulletin : Call for Grant Reviewers: Pathways to STEM for Secondary CTE May 29, 2018
Event : WDQC: Measuring Non-Degree Credential Attainment May 26, 2018
Event : WINTAC: Braided Funding for Supported Employment Services May 26, 2018
Discussion : Free & Open Resources for Academic, Employability, and 21st-Century Skills 4 May 23, 2018
Bulletin : Center for Workforce Education: “Less Education Can be Worth More” 3 May 23, 2018
Discussion : Urban Institute: Criminal Background Checks and Access to Jobs - Promising Practices? May 21, 2018
Bulletin : IEL: Minds That Move Us Initiative - Career Pathways Design Challenge May 21, 2018
Discussion : U.S. Department of Labor's America's Heroes at Work — Veterans Hiring Toolkit 1 May 21, 2018
Event : WEBINAR: Learn how to use the ESL Pro Study Circles! May 15, 2018
Discussion : Designing Contextualized Instruction 2 May 14, 2018
Discussion : Medicaid and Work Requirements: Where does Adult Education Fit? May 11, 2018
Bulletin : Federal funds helps libraries work with Adult Education & Workforce Development 4 May 11, 2018
Event : Global Talent Bridge: Using Pathways to Help Immigrants Succeed in Their Fields May 11, 2018
Discussion : Home Health Aides: More than just a job? 11 May 11, 2018
Event : Webinar: Closing the Academic Achievement Gap with Math Pathways May 10, 2018
Discussion : Online Course: Engaging Employers in Adult Career Pathways 32 May 1, 2018
Bulletin : Seed Investment Fund for Adult Workforce Development Apr 30, 2018