Administrators

Findings from the Accelerating Opportunity Evaluation: Building the Evidence on Integrated Career Pathways

Findings from the Accelerating Opportunity Evaluation

2019

Evaluation report on the Accelerating Opportunity (AO) initiative, which aimed to help adults with low basic skills earn valued occupational credentials, obtain well-paying jobs, and sustain rewarding careers.

Administrators
Business Partners
Policymakers and Implementers
Researchers and Developers
Credentials for the Future: Mapping the Potential for Immigrant-Origin Adults in the United States

Credentials for the Future: Mapping the Potential for Immigrant-Origin Adults in the United States

2019

This report analyzes data on the postsecondary degree and non-degree credential attainment of first- and second-generation adults (ages 16 to 64) to explore the relationship between these credentials and adults’ economic outcomes.

Administrators
Policymakers and Implementers
Researchers and Developers
From Digital Literacies to Digital Problem Solving: Expanding Technology-rich Learning Opportunities for Adults

From Digital Literacies to Digital Problem Solving: Expanding Technology-rich Learning Opportunities for Adults

2017

This review discusses four online articles that provide essential background and useful instructional approaches for teaching digital literacy and digital problem solving in adult basic education classrooms and beyond.

Administrators
Instructional Staff
The What, Why, Who, and How of Blended Learning for Adult Basic Skills Learners

The What, Why, Who, and How of Blended Learning for Adult Education

2020

This guide is for teachers, tutors, and administrators of programs and schools who provide adult basic skills education and who are hoping to initiate or improve blended learning for their students.

Administrators
Instructional Staff
Teacher Trainers
Investing in Futures: Economic and Fiscal Benefits of Postsecondary Education in Prison

Investing in Futures: Economic and Fiscal Benefits of Postsecondary Education in Prison

2019

This report describes how lifting the current ban on awarding Pell Grants to incarcerated people would benefit workers, employers, and states.

Administrators
Family and Community Supporters
Policymakers and Implementers
Researchers and Developers
Self-Study Guide for Evidence-Based Practices in Adult Literacy Education

Self-Study Guide for Evidence-Based Practices in Adult Literacy Education

2020

The Self-study Guide for Evidence-Based Practices in Adult Literacy Education helps adult literacy education providers collect, organize, and analyze evidence they can use to plan for and improve program implementation and performance.

Administrators
Instructional Staff
Student Support Staff
Reasoning Through Language Arts (RLA) Instructional Framework

Reasoning Through Language Arts (RLA) Instructional Framework

2018

The Reasoning Through Language Arts Instructional Framework enumerates language arts standards, standards descriptions and resources related to teaching to those standards.

Administrators
Instructional Staff
A Planning Guide for Aligning Career and Technical Education, U.S. Department of Education

A Planning Guide for Aligning Career and Technical Education (CTE) and Apprenticeship Programs

2017

This planning guide is designed as an interactive tool for initiating or expanding the alignment between existing career and technical education (CTE) and apprenticeship programs.

Administrators
Business Partners
Policymakers and Implementers
Researchers and Developers
Investing in Quality: A Blueprint for Adult Literacy Programs and Funders

Investing in Quality: A BluePrint for Adult Literacy Programs and Funders

2017

This report details 14 "Building Blocks" of a comprehensive, community-based adult literacy program, identifies the resources needed to fully implement the Building Blocks, and includes an operating budget for a local program implementing this model.

Administrators
What Works for Adult Learners: Lessons from Career Pathway Evaluations

What Works for Adult Learners: Lessons from Career Pathway Evaluations

2019

This report presents the results of a systematic examination of rigorous evaluation studies to determine what is known about the impact of career pathways on adults seeking to attain a living-wage career.

Administrators
Policymakers and Implementers
Researchers and Developers