Basic Skills

Personal and Workplace Success Skills Library

2021

The Personal and Workplace Success Skills Library is a curated collection of resources to guide the integration of personal and workplace success skills into curriculum and instruction, advising and coaching, assessment, and program design.

Administrators
Family and Community Supporters
Instructional Staff
Student Support Staff
Teacher Trainers

What Re-Entry Services Can Do to Strengthen the Basic Skills of Former Inmates

2018

This guide helps organizations better understand the central role that basic skills and related educational credentials play in successful reentry of formerly incarcerated individuals.

Administrators

The Impact of ABS Program Participation on Long-Term Economic Outcomes

2014

This report utilizes Longitudinal Study of Adult Learning (LSAL) data to examine long-term impacts of Adult Basic Skills (ABS) program participation on individuals’ earnings.

Administrators
Instructional Staff
Policymakers and Implementers

The Impact of ABS Program Participation on Long-Term Literacy Growth

2014

This report utilizes Longitudinal Study of Adult Learning (LSAL) data to examine long-term impacts of Adult Basic Skills (ABS) program participation on literacy growth.

Administrators
Policymakers and Implementers
Instructional Staff

The Impact of ABS Program Participation on Long-Term GED Attainment

2014

This report utilizes Longitudinal Study of Adult Learning (LSAL) data to examine long-term impacts of Adult Basic Skills (ABS) program participation on GED attainment.

Administrators
Policymakers and Implementers
Instructional Staff

The Impact of ABS Program Participation on Long-Term Postsecondary Engagement

2014

This report utilizes Longitudinal Study of Adult Learning (LSAL) data to examine long-term impacts of Adult Basic Skills (ABS) program participation on postsecondary engagement.

Administrators
Policymakers and Implementers
Instructional Staff

The Long-Term Impact of ABS Program Participation on Voting

2014

This report utilizes Longitudinal Study of Adult Learning (LSAL) data to examine long-term impacts of Adult Basic Skills (ABS) program participation on voting.

Administrators
Policymakers and Implementers
Instructional Staff

Exploring Personal Finance Choices

2012

The resource is a financial literacy curriculum that contextualizes basic literacy skills necessary for GED attainment with personal finance skills.

Instructional Staff

Moving Beyond the GED: Low-Skilled Adult Transition to Occupational Pathways at Community Colleges Leading to Family-Supporting Careers (Research Synthesis)

2007

This review of research is part of a larger project which identified exemplary community college programs that employ innovative curriculum and instructional practices in order to help low-skilled adults attain a family sustainable wage.

Administrators
Teacher Trainers
Policymakers and Implementers
Instructional Staff