Introduction, goals, mission
AFL-CIO Working for America Institute
Adult Literacy Education/Workforce Development Wiki
Boston Private Industry Council (PIC)
Boston Workforce Development Coalition
Center on Wisconsin Strategy (COWS)
Commonwealth Corporation (CommCorp)
Commonwealth Workforce Coalition (CWC)
Crittenton Women's Union (Massachusetts)
This site provides a list of jobs that are in high-demand in the greater Boston area. Each of the listed jobs features an in-depth profile, complete with videos, case studies, and a guide to determine if the job is a good fit. This is an excellent site for ABE/ESOL instructors to explore the various types of "hot" jobs and the education needed to qualify for them.
Heldrich Center for Workforce Development (Rutgers)
Jobs for the Future (JFF)
Jobs for the Future believes that all young people should have a quality high school and postsecondary education, and that all adults should have the skills needed to hold jobs that pay enough to support a family. As a nonprofit research, consulting, and advocacy organization, JFF works to strengthen our society by creating educational and economic opportunity for those who need it most.
Massachusetts Association for Community Action (MASSCAP)
Massachusetts Department of Education: Work-Based Learning Resources
Massachusetts Departments of Labor and Workforce Development
Massachusetts Institute for a New Commonwealth (MassINC)
Massachusetts Workforce Training Fund
National Network of Sector Partners
Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute
US Chamber of Commerce, Center for Workforce Preparation
US Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration
Vocational Information Center
Easy to see and easy to use "Career and Technical Education Web Resource" page that includes links to hundreds of well categorized websites related to workforce development in adult education and training.
Work Wonk is the home page for thousands across the country who work hard to make work possible for others. Work Wok is a news and information aggregator, presenting stories from across the country and the world on best practices, challenges, and trends in workforce development.
Workforce3One is an e-learning, knowledge sharing webspace that offers workforce professionals, employers, economic development, and education professionals a dynamic network featuring innovative workforce solutions. Online learning events, resource information, and tools help organizations learn how to develop strategies that enable individuals and businesses to be successful in the 21st century economy.
The Workforce Alliance (TWA)
Workforce Strategy Center (WSC)
WSC works with education, workforce development, and economic development agencies to develop strategies to help students and workers succeed and regional economies grow. WSC has helped over 20 states increase workforce competitiveness, including six states that have implemented WSC's "career pathways" approach. Check out their toolkit for tools and publications that can be used to assist in identifying industries and occupations.
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