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Wednesday July 27, 2016
Originally posted in WorkforceGPS on July 19, 2016. When you’re focused on the day-to-day of grant implementation it can be difficult to hear what the buzz on the street is about TAACCCT. So hear this! The field is talking, your work is being recognized, and TAACCCT is out there at non-TAACCCT events. As an example, at Jobs for the Future’s (JFF) recent Voices for Opportunity and Economic Mobility Summit, TAACCCT had a strong presence throughout various plenaries and breakout session. The summit brought together close to 650 participants that included state and federal policymakers,...
Tags: Summit
Tuesday March 17, 2015
This is the final post in our series on state funding strategies to support integrated career pathways. It focuses on Kansas’ GED Accelerator and AO-K Proviso, two pieces of legislation designed to support students. Previously, we looked at Washington’s use of SNAP E&T funds and Illinois’ performance-based funding system.  For more information, read about why it is important to create a policy environment that is conducive to the success of programs like Accelerating Opportunity and why state-level solutions for support like this one are so critical.  ----- Performance-Based Incentive...
Tags: Career Pathways, Adult Basic Education
Tuesday June 3, 2014
Group of students in a class discussion.
The fourth annual Accelerating Opportunity National Conference on Integrated Basic Skills Pathways successfully convened over 200 people in Bellevue, Washington in April 2014. Representatives from the 11 states currently implementing integrated pathway programs were in attendance, along with national evaluators, state technical assistance coaches, and representatives from the Department of Labor and Education. Participants engaged in two intensive days of concurrent sessions, panels, keynote plenaries, and site visits to six Washington state I-BEST community colleges. The materials from the...
Tags: Adult Basic Education, Developmental Education