Program Improvement

Decorative image for Resource Profile Facilitating Intentional Group Learning

Facilitating Intentional Group Learning

2017

This guide is designed to help a wide array of professionals better understand how and when to use group learning activities to intentionally support and facilitate continuous learning through reflection and dialogue.

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Pathways, Partnerships, and Progress: Transforming a Community College

2017

This report describe the methods that were used by Los Angeles Trade-Technical College (LATTC) and the University of Southern California's Center for Urban Education (CIE) to build the Pathways to Academic, Career, and Transfer Success (PACTS) initiative, which created career academic pathways for students.

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Integrated Education and Training: A Career Pathways Policy & Practice

2017

Results of a national survey of adult education providers to learn more about Integrated Education and Training (IET) models, funding mechanisms, and partnerships across the country.

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One Step Forward Initiative - Guide to Adult Education for Work: Transforming Adult Education to Build a Skilled Workforce

2009

This guide (based on background and research from the One Step Forward Initiative) informs practitioners, policymakers, and employers about strategies and practices that transform their adult education programs into effective programs that transition low-skilled adults to work and postsecondary programs.

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Supporting the Use of Data through Professional Development

2010

This resource guide, developed by the American Institutes for Research, highlights four states’ efforts in integrating NRS-related professional development on data use into their accountability and professional development systems.

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Eight Smooth Steps: Solid Footwork Makes Evaluation of Staff Development Programs a Song

2003

This article explores a step-by-step strategy for conducting an evaluation that can provide the evidence needed to make critical decisions about improving staff development programs for the benefit of teachers, administrators, and students.

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Decorative image for Resource Profile Program Improvement: Using the Equipped for the Future Approach to Quality

Program Improvement: Using the Equipped for the Future Approach to Quality

2004

Equipped for the Future (EFF) is a standards-based approach to reform in the adult literacy education system. This handbook is designed to help community-based organizations that provide adult education to improve their program quality. The handbook identifies four phases of program improvement and includes tools and other resources to support the process.

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A Process Guide for Establishing State Adult Education Content Standards

2005

A Process Guide for Establishing State Adult Education Content Standards was produced under Contract #ED-01-CO-0026/0023 with the American Institutes for Research.

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Connecting Literacy, Learning & Work

2008

This book is an accessible and comprehensive resource that offers theoretical background, rationale, insight into, and considerations for developing an educational program that links literacy and work in a meaningful way for students.

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