At the U.S. Department of Labor, we realize that summer youth employment is a critical element of success for young people. Our Division of Youth Services supports the workforce system to promote meaningful summer employment that helps young people develop workforce and leadership skills to get and keep good jobs, connects them to long term economic opportunity, and provides them the chance to establish good savings behavior. This webinar will highlight Young America Saves' First-Time Workers Pilot Project which promotes saving at work for young adults, ages 16 to 24, as one effort to increase overall workplace saving. Webinar participants will learn how the summer job orientation process can be an ideal opportunity to motivate newly-hired workers to make a savings commitment, sign up for direct deposit, and open a new or use an existing bank account to save automatically, with very positive benefits.
Through a partnership with Richmond public high schools, The Podium Foundation provides writing workshops for students that allow them an outlet for creative expression, while teaching essential college and career skills.
Data management is a crucial function of running a successful YouthBuild program. In this webinar, participants will be introduced to key MIS data management concepts as well as strategies and best practices related to MIS data collection, entry, and review. In addition, participants will become familiar with important tools and resources which will help you improve your program's use of the MIS and your overall data management strategy. During this webinar we will: Review three MIS e-learning videos that introduce core MIS data management concepts. Share data management tools and resources that will help your program collect, enter, and check MIS data. Share MIS training resources. Please watch the pre-recorded videos below, before the live webinar. Presenters will not review the content on the videos during the webinar, so that participants will have ample time to interact with the presenters and share strategies with peers. Data Planning: Rules of the Road http://ybhandbooks.org/elearning/data-planning-rules-of-the-road Timing is Everything: The Performance Measure Calendar http://ybhandbooks.org/elearning/tracking-outcomes-and-the-dol-calendar-exercise Defining Staff Roles: Using the MIS Data Collection and Workplan Tools http://ybhandbooks.org/elearning/on-ramp-introduction
The Strengthening Student Engagement Program at Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (CPI) develops and cultivates one-on-one relationships with students and parents, and incorporates systematic strategies that facilitate student engagement.
A Community College Research Center (CCRC) overview that outlines four central mechanisms by which student supports work to promote positive outcomes, and have described overarching principals that should inform the design of an institution-wide system of nonacademic supports.
The Cristo Rey Network’s Corporate Work Study Program gives low-income students instruction and support in its high schools, combined with paid work experience in local companies.
A Jobs for the future (JFF) brief that highlights how Student Success Centers organize a state’s community colleges around common action to accelerate their efforts to improve student persistence and completion
Project SEARCH provides employability skills training and workplace internships for individuals with significant disabilities, particularly youth transitioning from high school to adult life.
New state profiles from the Center on Wisconsin Strategy (COWS) and the Center on Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES) at CLASP describe just how many workers need better skills and wages in each state.
The National Association of Development Organizations report that that highlights Connect SI initiative. Connect SI has embarked on community initiatives in broadband connectivity, health care, youth leadership, agriculture, and energy in Southern Illinois.
The New York State Pathways in Technology Early College High School (NYS P-TECH) program is a public-private partnership that will prepare thousands of New York students for high-skills jobs of the future in technology, manufacturing, healthcare and finance.
The Center for Education and Career Innovation (CECI) will enable the State of Indiana to align K-12, higher education and workforce development resources and programs to deliver the most impactful results for Indiana families, employers and taxpayers.
***Rescheduled from October 1st, 2013*** The Case Management for Performance webinar will identify strategies for incorporating performance metrics into case management to better serve our young people. Case management is a client-centered, goal-oriented strategy for providing assessment-based services to meet individual and program goals. By utilizing performance enhancing strategies, case management services can be tailored to anticipate and proactively address the needs of youth. This purposeful delivery of services empowers youth to meet their goals and achieve self-sufficiency. This Webinar will assist the viewer to incorporate performance-based case management into the YouthBuild program model. Please view the pre-recorded webcast at the following link before the live webinar: https://www.workforce3one.org/view/3001324649070791088/info
The Tennessee Works Partnership (TWP) is focused on obtaining equal access to employment for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
URBANTeens eXploring Technology (URBAN TxT) is an organization that encourages inner city teen from from South Los Angeles and Watts (CA) to become catalysts of change in urban communities.
Learn from the Disability Employment Initiative (DEI) grantees and others about how to improve services for youth with disabilities enrolled in WIA Youth Programs. This webinar will provide an overview of strategies that highlight partnerships, collaboration and service coordination across workforce and disability systems to meet the employment and training needs of youth with disabilities. Through the webinar participants will have the opportunity to ask questions, chat with peers and learn about resources.
Have you noticed that some of your Management Information System (MIS) data is incorrect? Have you noticed that some cases are exited when they shouldn’t be? Join us for a webinar that discusses common data entry challenges and reviews helpful data management tools and resources. We will also showcase the second annual National Data Day, Thursday November 7th! The National Data Day will be a day that all YouthBuild programs are encouraged to review their MIS data and take advantage of expanded MIS help desk services. During this webinar we will: Review three MIS e-learning videos that deal with MIS resources, data entry, and correction. Introduce the National Data Day and showcase services available to grantees during the event. Walk through common MIS data entry problems and solutions. This webinar will be different from previous webinars. For this webinar we will pre-release videos for everyone to watch before the day of the webinar (November 5th); and during the webinar event we will break into groups to discuss various questions raised by the videos. Be on the lookout for an announcement detailing where to view the videos. Online pre-recorded videos: Building a Culture of Good Data Management MIS Data Corrections Service Tracker Tool If you have any questions about the webinar or videos please contact the MIS Help Desk (firstname.lastname@example.org or (866-680-0855).
A case study of two community college programs designed to accelerate students through developmental math and thus increase completion rates
This briefly describes what we know about current efforts and some of the reforms needed in developmental education. The goal of developmental education is to build up the basic skills in English and mathematics of academically unprepared students so that they are successful in college-level work.
The Alamo Academies are industry-driven workforce development initiatives designed to function as potent tools for economic development by training a workforce with the skills the participating industries need. Industry focus includes Aerospace, Information Technology & Security, Advanced Technology and Manufacturing and Health Professions.