This report is the result of one of a series of ten roundtable discussions held by CAAL between 2009 and 2011.© Photo: Digital Vision/Getty Images
We must all "act together to transform our educational systems to respond effectively to global 21st Century needs and aspirations."© Photo: BananaStock/PictureQuest
In this recurring feature, we ask leaders in the Adult Education and Workforce fields for their insight into the issues facing adult learners, workers, and job seekers.©
While it is unlikely that the Workforce Investment Act will be reauthorized during this current session of Congress, we have presented a brief summary of the two main versions of the bill.© Photo: Photodisc/Punchstock
This report is the result of one of a series of ten roundtable discussions held by CAAL between 2009 and 2011.
Develop career pathways and build the academic and workplace competencies needed to help learners become career-ready.
Helps students explore careers and prepare for careers within each of the 16 national career clusters.
Build the mathematics skills nontraditional adult learners need to become more successful in their personal, professional, and civic lives.
Each Number Power book targets a particular set of math skills with straightforward explanations; easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions; real-life examples; and extensive reinforcement exercises.
Motivate and engage students with expository, high-interest nonfiction, and real-life workforce readings.
Workplace Skills Series
The Workplace Skills Series is designed to provide learners with review and practice of key workforce skills to ensure success in earning a Career Readiness Certificate. Through skills review and problem solving practice, students improve the reading, mathematics, and information skills needed for increased employability and career mobility.
Teacher Professional Development
Establish instructional best practices for classroom strategies, reading and writing strategies, and supporting diverse learners.