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Increasing College Access Network

Increasing College Access Network (ICAN) redefines online dual enrollment by combining the power of social-emotional learning, community partnership, instructor preparation, and intentional recruitment to improve student outcomes and provide students an opportunity to engage in…

October 13, 2023

Don't Leave Talent on the Table: How to Diversify Your Manufacturing Workforce

Hear from manufacturing leaders and workforce experts in this webinar recording on ways to expand your talent pipeline and diversify your workforce. Hear from manufacturing leaders and workforce experts in this webinar recording on ways…

November 4, 2021

Freedom to Achieve: Pathways and Practices for Economic Advancement After Incarceration

More than half a million people are released from U.S. prisons each year, and the majority are unable to find work due to underlying biases and systemic racism. This report argues that we must match…

August 20, 2021

Nonprofits Offer a Road Map for Colleges Implementing the Google IT Certificate Program

This brief offers a look at actionable strategies developed by nonprofit organizations that community colleges can follow to increase learner retention, completion, and job placement rates through short-term and online workforce training models. This brief…

February 12, 2021

Redesigning Training Programs for the COVID-19 Era and Beyond

Training and education will be key to helping displaced workers find stable jobs in the post-pandemic recovery, but programs need to be reimagined with equity at the forefront to ensure that they benefit everyone equally.…

October 14, 2020

How Apprenticeship Programs for Opportunity Youth Stay Resilient Through the COVID-19 Recession

This report looks at strategies for sustaining and expanding Registered Apprenticeship pathways for opportunity youth during the COVID-19 pandemic. The authors highlight promising practices from workforce boards and community-based organizations, and address topics including the…

October 13, 2020

Diversifying Apprenticeship: Acknowledging Unconscious Bias to Improve Employee Access

Promoting frontline workers to more senior positions is a great way to improve workforce diversity, but unconscious bias can prevent employees from getting the training they need to advance. Many corporate diversity efforts focus on…

September 8, 2020

The Next-Gen IMT Apprenticeship: A Return on Investment Study

This study measures the business impact of the Industrial Manufacturing Technician Registered Apprenticeship program on six apprenticeship sponsors. Apprenticeships are drastically underutilized as a standard part of the development and training of the American workforce.…

July 31, 2020

Transforming IT Training Programs into Successful Career On-Ramps

The IT industry is dynamic and quickly evolving. As a surge of diverse training models across subsectors and occupations is becoming available, this is a unique opportunity to enhance training practices and better align them…

July 23, 2020

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