Instructional Models

Integrated Education and Training (IET)


This policy brief summarizes Integrated Education and Training (IET), which is a combination of education and job skills training that is used to transition adult learners beyond adult basic education and through a career pathway that can offer them job training and eventual gainful employment.

Policymakers and Implementers

Contextualized College Transition Strategies for Adult Basic Skills Students: Learning from Washington State’s I-BEST Program Model


Findings and recommendations are presented from the final phase of a multi-year evaluation of the Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST) model in which basic skills instructors and professional-technical faculty jointly design and teach college-level occupational classes that admit basic skills-level students.

Instructional Staff
Teacher Trainers