Access To Education

Blending College Preparation and Career Development for Adult Students in New England

2018

An evaluation of the two-year Transition to College and Careers demonstration project, which addressed academic and non-academic barriers to college for adult learners in six adult education centers across New England.

Administrators
Instructional Staff

Universal Design for Learning Guidelines Version 2.2 (Graphic Organizer)

2018

The UDL Guidelines Graphic Organizer is a tool that can be used to design learning experiences that meet the needs of all learners.

Teacher Trainers
Instructional Staff

Foundational Skills in the Service Sector

2017

This paper describes the characteristics of American workers employed in key service-sector industries who lack foundational skills, highlights promising practices and interventions to help them upskill, and details key federal and state policy levers that foster economic mobility.

Administrators
Policymakers and Implementers

Expanding Access to Adult Literacy with Online Distance Education

2003

This resource traces the history of distance education, defines commonly used terms, and examines the potential online education has to meet the adult basic learners' needs.

Administrators
Teacher Trainers
Policymakers and Implementers
Instructional Staff

Learning Disability: Life after High School

2006

In this article, the authors provide guidelines and summarize research on the challenges faced by adults with LD when transitioning to post-secondary schooling and employment. It also highlights issues around disclosure of learning disabilities and requesting appropriate accommodations for a course of study in college or to perform essential functions on the job.

Administrators
Teacher Trainers
Instructional Staff
Adult Learners
Business Partners