Accelerate TEXAS

Advancing Adult Students into Careers

Integrating basic skills with career and technical pathways to help adults acquire skills and certificates in high-demand occupations at 17 community colleges and college districts.

Lucretia Murphy
Senior Director


These three tools can be used by colleges and programs implementing or expanding integrated career pathways programs like Accelerate Texas.

  • The self-assessment tool is a useful way for documenting a college‚Äôs progress and remaining steps in implementing an integrated career pathways program.
  • The scaling plan worksheet is useful for thinking through how to grow programs over time, including identifying the partners and resources required for expansion.
  • The communications tool can help staff build targeted messaging about their program to generate support and recognition.

A PowerPoint deck about these topics is also available.