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Career Pathways PD Institute: Integrated Education and Training (IET) Resources

Integrated Education and Training Reports

CLASP Opportunities for Action
Integrated Education and Training: Model Programs for Building Career Pathways for Participants at Every Skill Level
CLASP's Opportunities for Action is a series of short memos with recommendations for state and local areas to fully realize the options in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) to help low-income and lower-skilled youth and adults achieve economic success.
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Integrated Education & Training Strengthens Career Pathways, Prepares Students for Good Jobs, By Judy Mortrude
CLASP has released a summary of IET research and guidance, Integrated Education and Training: A Career Pathways Policy & Practice. This includes data analysis demonstrating clear progress in regional planning for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). Nearly 70 percent of adult education providers reported implementing or planning IET in partnership with their local workforce development board.
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Integrated Education and Training Resources

Breaking Through Practice Guide
The Breaking Through Practice Guide is designed for practitioners who want to connect adults who have limited reading and math skills with postsecondary credentials leading to jobs paying family-supporting wages. It compiles practices developed and implemented by community colleges in the National Breaking Through Initiative.
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CLASP Opportunities for Action
Integrated Education and Training: Model Programs for Building Career Pathways for Participants at Every Skill Level
CLASP's Opportunities for Action is a series of short memos with recommendations for state and local areas to fully realize the options in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) to help low-income and lower-skilled youth and adults achieve economic success.
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Defining On-Ramps to Adult Career Pathways
CLASP, January 2017
Learn how on-ramp programs can serve high barrier individuals through a diversity of funding streams, Integrated Education and Training (IET), comprehensive services, quality employment, and continuous engagement for career advancement.
In light of Minnesota's aging population, changes in work skill needs, and growing diversity, CLASP along with the Minneapolis Saint Paul Regional Workforce Innovation Network and the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota New Futures Institute set out to define strategies and services for serving high barrier populations. This report offers a menu of on-ramp services that can be used to develop career pathway program models and also provides examples of programs that serve high barrier populations. DON'T MISS THIS!
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ESL Pro
This site offers evidence-based resources to enhance the impact of adult English Language Learner (ELL) instruction nationwide and in your community. Each topic-driven suite of resources includes an issue brief, online learning module, and a companion learning resource for educators. Developed to complement and build upon one another, each suite offers multiple approaches to learning. Whether you are an ESL teacher, administrator, professional development specialist, policy maker, or researcher, these professional development and lesson planning tools provide insight and tangible support for the work that you do with and for adult ELLs.
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Employability Skills Framework (Perkins Collaborative Resource Network)
Perkins Collaborative Resource Network, provided by U.S. Department of Education, Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education, Division of Academic and Technical Education
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LINCS
LINCS is a professional learning platform for adult educators funded by the U.S. Department of Education.
On this website you can:

  • find professional development opportunities in the Learning Portal
  • participate in discussions with your peers in the community
  • access high-quality resources in our Resource Collection

You can also explore related federal initiatives and contact your regional professional development center for additional opportunities.
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Preparing English Learners for Work and Career Pathways: Companion Learning Resource
This Companion Learning resource, Preparing English Learners for Work and Career Pathways, provides teachers and administrators with instructional tools, strategies, and resources that support career-focused, contextualized English language acquisition instruction.
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National Skills Coalition
Integrated Education and Training Policy Toolkit
This toolkit provides resources to state policymakers, advocates, and practitioners on state policies to advance integrated education and training. It is among a set of state skills equity policies being promoted by National Skills Coalition (NSC)
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National Skills Coalition - IET 50-state policy scan
IET 50-state policy scan provides a report on Integrated Education and Training models. 
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