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Building a Digitally Resilient Workforce: Creating On-Ramps to Opportunity

2020

This report from the Digital US coalition is the result of a six-month landscape analysis and strategic planning period, laying the groundwork for a new collective impact approach to support both on-ramps to digital skills as well as pathways to new opportunities.

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Policymakers and Implementers

Compendium of Innovative Practices: Holistic Approach to Adult Education Services

2021

This compendium describes nine innovative practices with a holistic approach to adult education services as selected by the Advancing Innovation in Adult Education project.

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Family and Community Supporters
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Researchers and Developers
Student Support Staff
Teacher Trainers

Compendium of Innovative Practices: Adult Education Bridge Programs and Integrated Education and Training (IET) Programs

2021

This compendium describes five innovative practices in bridge and integrated education and training (IET) programs as selected by the  Advancing Innovation in Adult Education project.

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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.

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Researchers and Developers

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.

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Worksupport.com at Virginia Commonwealth University

2013

Worksupport.com at Virginia Commonwealth University is a web portal that provides information, resources, and research on many topics related to the employment of individuals with disabilities. Projects include the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Employment of People with Physical Disabilities, Autism Center for Excellence, School to Work, and many others.

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Adult Learners
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Tools for Building Employer-Educator Partnerships

2015

This website introduces employers and educators to the value of partnering, presents best practices and success stories, and provides links to evidence-based tools for building and sustaining partnerships and creating career pathways.

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Instructional Staff
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Employability Skills Framework

2013

A one-stop resource for information and tools to inform the instruction and assessment of employability skills.

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Making Green Work: Best Practices in Green-Collar Job Training

2010

This guidebook of best practices in California green jobs consists of four well defined sections. 

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Building the Bridge Between Community College and Work For Students with Learning Disabilities

2002

This article presents information to assist students with LD, counselors and employers to build the bridge between community college and work. Students must learn to articulate how their LD impacts them in a variety of situations, especially those requiring learning and performing work related tasks. Preparing for job interviews, anticipating barriers throughout the employment process, and developing ways to mitigate these barriers are essential skills that must be learned.

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Teacher Trainers
Instructional Staff
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