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.
***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.
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.
This toolkit is part of a larger effort, driven by the White House Council for Community Solutions, that focuses on re-engaging opportunity youth. The toolkit was created to guide employers, step-by-step, on working with opportunity youth, with the goals of 1) helping youth find pathways that will lead to productive adulthoods; 2) creating benefits to the businesses that engage opportunity youth; and 3) improving community outcomes.
A welding apprenticeship program sponsored by Caterpillar and in partnership with Central Carolina Community College, Lee County Schools, and the N.C. Department of Labor.
A Grunwald Associates report that evaluates the success of Florida’s 67 school districts when they began ramping up delivery of career and technical education (CTE) courses.
This Way Ahead is a rigorous 14-week job-readiness and career exploration program for students ages 16-18 that is sponsored by Gap, Inc.
A Corporate Voices for Working Families summary report of research conducted over 24 months identifying the practices, characteristics, and returns of innovative, business-led partnerships between employers and education providers.
Corporate Voices for Working Families, United Way Worldwide and Workforce Strategy Center, with the support of the Ready by 21 National Partnership, have combined their business and community engagement experience on education and workforce readiness issues and created a toolkit that assists business and community leaders in developing long-term, sustainable partnerships to ensure all youth are ready for college, work and life.
A Center for International Private Enterprise resource for chambers of commerce, associations, and other business-oriented groups seeking to address some of the obstacles that young people face as they attempt to enter the economy in their communities. The guidebook includes information from US-based Chambers of Commerce as well as several international organizations.