Minnesota FastTRAC–Integrated Instruction and Support

This resource helps practitioners better understand career pathways programs and expand practioners’ professional knowledge.

Minnesota FastTRAC Professional Development
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Minnesota Training Resources and Credentialing for Adult Career Pathways
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Minnesota’s FastTRAC approach is designed to help educationally underprepared adults succeed by integrating basic skills education and career-specific training in fields where new skills are in high demand. This series of professional development modules explains how to replicate the model in which an ABE teacher and a college faculty instructor work together in the classroom to make sure that learners can succeed with the college course content. Use this site to explore integrated instruction. Modules 2, 3, 4 and their associated activities in this self-paced tutorial will be helpful in understanding how this model of integrated instruction works.

  • Module 2 – Writing Integrated Instruction Course Outcomes
  • Module 3 – Sharing the Stage 1: Integrated Instruction Models
  • Module 4 – Understanding Shared Assessment
Benefits and Uses

Module completers will explore a model of integrated instruction which is team taught to address ABE and career-specific instruction.

Resource Notice

This resource was reviewed and vetted through the Designing Instruction for Career Pathways initiative of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education under Contract No. ED-CFO-10-A-0072/0001.