Community College

Breaking Through: Helping Low-Skilled Adults Enter and Succeed in College and Careers


This study, funded by the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation can be used by community college administrators, practitioners in adult education, workforce development and occupational and technical credit programs as a guide to creating and maintaining strategies that create pathways for low-skilled adults to obtain certificates and degrees.

Building Effective Green Energy Programs in Community Colleges


This paper released in May 2010 by the Workforce Strategy Center summarizes findings from their staff investigating the skills needed for low-income, low- skilled people to obtain green energy jobs. 

Instructional Staff

It’s Not About the Cut Score: Redesigning Placement Assessment Policy to Improve Student Success


This publication highlights the effect that assessment policies have on student placement rates in community colleges. 

Teacher Trainers
Policymakers and Implementers