Webinar Series: Building Integrated Education and Training Programs: Tested...

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This series of webinars from World Education, Inc. highlights 9 programs that are developing new services or honing well-established programs that integrate education and training. Drawn from around the country, these programs provide a range of models that are responsive to their contexts. Presenters will describe their local context and program design, discuss the impact of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA) on program choices, and share what they see ahead.

Facilitated by: Ellen Hewett (National College Transition Network) and Andy Nash (New England Literacy Resource Center)


Webinar 3: Contextualized Variations of I-BEST

The I-BEST model pioneered in Washington state continues to inspire and inform states and programs across the US. The spirit of innovation is evident in the programs represented in this webinar through their customized approach to addressing the challenges of adult basic education students via team teaching, redesigned program structure, collaboration, and contextualized curricula.

Jan. 26, 2017, 2:00-3:30 (EST)

Presenters:
Pam Meeks, Northeast Mississippi Community College (MS)
Susan Johnson, Johnson County Community College (KS)
Amy Dalsimer, LaGuardia Community College (NY)



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Webinar 1: Implementing IET in Rural Settings

Rural settings present particular challenges for IET programs, such as a limited number of jobs in any one sector, transportation and childcare barriers, or inconsistent internet access. This webinar focuses on varied strategies that have shown promise in three rural states.

Presenters:
Linda Allen and Karen Gent, SW Regional Adult Education (VA)
Pat Thomas, Marshall Adult Education and Eriann Faris, SW Minnesota Private Industry Council (MN)
Danny MacDonald and Lyn Smith, RSU#39 (ME)


Webinar 2: IET within ESL Programs

English language learners arrive in this country with a wide range of educational backgrounds and work experience. IET programs can accelerate their access to decent jobs by building on that experience in training and job-focused language and math classes. This webinar highlights programs that are offering IET in culinary arts, building maintenance, and entrepreneurship.

Presenters:
Jon Engel and Francesca Ramirez, Community Action (TX)
Tyla Pimentel, Genesis Center (RI)
Maureen Moreira, Asian American Civic Association, (MA)

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