Hubbs Center–Bridge II

This resource supports the teaching of specific education and training content that can be implemented by classroom instructors in the context of a particular career cluster.
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Ronald M. Hubbs Center for Adult Basic Education in St. Paul, Minnesota
Author(s) Organizational Affiliation: 
Minnesota Department of Education and the FastTrack Bridge Project
Published: 
2010
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Abstract: 

Bridge II is part of a sequence of courses that provides a bridge from literacy-level English Language Learners (ELL) programming to entry-level work and career pathways preparation courses currently offered at the Hubbs Center in St. Paul, Minnesota.  Bridge II is the final course in the preparatory sequence before students begin an introductory course in a specific career pathway.  Intended for high intermediate basic education and completed advanced ESL, the course topics include: (1) Economics I (financial literacy); (2) Economics II; and (3) U.S. Educational System.  This is the final course of a sequence of four courses in a bridge program providing a bridge from literacy-level ELL programming to entry level work and occupational preparation courses currently offered at the Hubbs Center in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Additional stages of the bridge sequence are included in this ACP Resource Center.  These additional stages include: Bridging Life and Work (Low Bridge Prep), Bridge Prep, and Bridge I.

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Students will be prepared to enter a career pathways preparation course.

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.