This course is the third in the series and is intended for adult basic education (ABE) and English language acquisition (ELA) instructors and other education professionals teaching or developing curricula for adult career pathways (ACPs). While this course may be taken alone, the user may benefit from taking all three ACP courses.
Career Pathways and Postsecondary Transitions
This course is the second course in the series and is intended for local program administrators. However, state directors, department chairs, deans, academic senates, career development staff, curriculum developers, and other education, workforce, and community professionals will benefit from understanding how this course supports the design of bridge programs and the alignment of curriculum and employment outcomes. While this course may be taken alone, the user may benefit from taking all three ACP courses.
This course is the first in the series of three self-directed courses focusing on adult career pathways and is intended for multiple audiences: State adult education directors, state program managers, state professional development staff, local and regional program administrators, career and technical education state directors; and adult education and english language acquisition instructors with an active interest in developing stakeholder and employer relationships for instructional enhancements and workforce preparation skill building or project- or work-based learning will also benefit
This course has been designed to help adult education providers design new pre-apprenticeships or refine existing programs. It is also intended to support providers who are implementing other similar integrated education and training programs. The content includes examples and resources that are relevant to a range of adult education providers and a variety of industries.
The IET Toolkit guides you through a team-based approach to developing customized IET solutions that address the needs of adult learners and local businesses. The approach is broken out into four iterative phases: Research and Assess, Design and Plan, Develop and Implement, and Evaluate and Improve. You may choose to review the phases sequentially or navigate to the phase most pertinent to your work.
As students strive to meet the demands of the 21st century, they are increasingly expected to master employability skills in addition to traditional academic skills. This training supports regional comprehensive centers, state educational agency staff, and state regional centers in building their knowledge and capacity to integrate and prioritize employability skills at the state and local levels. The course introduces the U.S.