Career Pathways: All Resources, Research and Curriculum

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A Resource Guide to Engaging Employers
This guide presents concrete examples and models of mutually beneficial collaborations between community colleges and local employers that ultimately serve to help students progress along their education and career pathways. While the examples and lessons learned are drawn from community college...
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California Adult Literacy Professional Development Project’s Online Video Library
The online video library from the California Adult Literacy Professional Development Project (CALPRO) features a series of interviews with program administrators and instructors of adult education and career and technical education about their experience implementing integrated education and...
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Good Jobs that Pay Without a BA: A State-by-State Analysis
This website from the Good Jobs Project presents labor market data based on research findings from the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce. The 2017 report indicates that there are still 30 million good jobs in the U.S. that don’t require a Bachelor’s Degree. The website provides an...
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Tools for Building Employer-Educator Partnerships
This NOVA Research Company website provides resources for both adult educators and employers to introduce them to the mutual benefits of collaborating to create career pathways for adult learners. The site offers success stories, vignettes, best practices, and lessons learned about successful...
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Supplement to the Handbook for Sustaining Standards-Based Education in Adult Education: Checklists for Assessing Effective Implementation
Abstract: This document is designed as a resource for state and local program leaders looking to support the effective implementation of state academic content standards. At the center of this supplement are two checklists. One is the State Leadership Checklist. State staff can use this as a self-...
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College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education
The College and Career Readiness Standards (CCR) for Adult Education report presents a set of college and career readiness standards that reflect the content most relevant to preparing adult students for success in colleges, technical training programs, work and citizenship—in the areas of English...
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Bridging to a Better Future: Findings from an Evaluation of Bridge-to-College Programs for English Language Learners
This evaluation of four Boston programs offering bridge-to-college services for English Language Learners offers insights into the ways these services help immigrants make progress towards their education and career goals. The report offers guidance on models and practices that have reaped positive...
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College and Career Pathways Institute (CCPI) at La Guardia Community College
CCPI grew out of LaGuardia Community College’s successful Bridge to College and Careers Program, a groundbreaking approach to High School Equivalency preparation that provides an educational and career pathway for adults and out-of-school youth. Staff from the institute have been frequent SABES...
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ESOL Customer Service Training Curriculum
This seven-unit curriculum includes an instructor guide and student workbook for teaching ESOL in the context of introducing students to customer service skills. Each unit addresses specific skills in three distinct categories: customer service, job readiness, and grammar and pronunciation. The...
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Integrating Career Awareness into the ABE & ESOL Classroom (ICA)
The Integrating Career Awareness in the ABE & ESOL Classroom (ICA) curriculum guide is a ready-to-use, flexible curriculum that prepares adult educators to incorporate career awareness and planning into their instructional and counseling activities. The lessons and handouts can be adapted for a...