Policymakers and Implementers

Advancing Innovation in Adult Education Compendium of Innovative Practices: Secondary Credentialing Programs for Adults

Compendium of Innovative Practices: Secondary Credentialing Programs for Adults

2020

This compendium describes the four innovative practices in secondary
credentialing selected from the Round 1 Advancing Innovation in Adult
Education applications.

Administrators
Instructional Staff
Policymakers and Implementers
Researchers and Developers
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
Integrated Education and Training

Integrated Education and Training (IET)

2017

This policy brief summarizes Integrated Education and Training (IET), which is a combination of education and job skills training that is used to transition adult learners beyond adult basic education and through a career pathway that can offer them job training and eventual gainful employment.

Policymakers and Implementers
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
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
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
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
COABE Journal, Special Edition, Featuring Career Pathways

COABE Journal - Career Pathways Edition

2019

This special edition of the COABE Journal highlights career pathways and workforce development.

Administrators
Instructional Staff
Policymakers and Implementers
Researchers and Developers
Student Support Staff
Teacher Trainers
Decorative image for Resource Profile Changing the Equation: Empowering Adult Learners with Edtech

Changing the Equation: Empowering Adult Learners with Edtech

2019

This report presents insights from the past three Power in Numbers reports, accompanied by case studies that illustrate how organizations have implemented best practices in the real world.

Administrators
Teacher Trainers
Policymakers and Implementers
Instructional Staff
Decorative image for Resource Profile Facilitating Intentional Group Learning

Facilitating Intentional Group Learning

2017

This guide is designed to help a wide array of professionals better understand how and when to use group learning activities to intentionally support and facilitate continuous learning through reflection and dialogue.

Administrators
Teacher Trainers
Policymakers and Implementers