Career Pathways: All Resources, Research and Curriculum

College and Career Readiness: A Guide for Navigators
This document outlines the stages, steps, and standards that “navigators” (coaches, advisors) may follow in helping individuals strengthen their preparation for college and, subsequently, a career. Numerous short rubrics are included.
Blending College Preparation and Career Development for Adult Students in New England
Drawing from a two-year demonstration project, this report outlines the factors and variables which lead to learner persistence and success in college, including implications for programs and further research.
College and Career Readiness Standards: Career Awareness Context
This resource is a checklist of the steps and stages a program may follow to help learners identify career interests and strengthen related skills. Sample lesson plans, activities, and handouts are included.
Nepris Video Library
This resource is a collection of hundreds of videos covering all manner of career fields -- business, medicine, engineering, natural sciences, and beyond -- with some videos connecting academic subject areas to careers. Note: An online account must be created for video access.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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-...
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...