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The NCTN partners with adult education, workforce, community organizations, and college systems from across the country to incubate and pilot innovations in policy, and to provide technical assistance and professional development. Tools, reports and resources developed through this work are designed to be customizable and to be shared widely.

IET guide cover Integrated Education and Training: Implementing Programs in Diverse Contexts guide emerged from in-depth conversations about how a wide-array of adult education programs around the country have been successfully integrating IET. Its aim is to provide inspiration and models to adult educators as they plan or strengthen their own IET programs. More details... 


Gates report cover Program Administrator Trainer Manual: Building Integrated Pathways through Collaboration manual was developed for Accelerating Opportunity, a Jobs for the Future initiative. Its aim is to be a customizable guide for trainers committed to strengthening the skills of both the new and seasoned administrators responsible for the implementation, coordination, and sustainability of integrated career pathway programs. More details... 



Navigator College and Career Navigator Trainer Manual was developed for Accelerating Opportunity, a Jobs for the Future initiative. Its aim is to be a customizable guide for trainers working to help strengthen the skills of practitioners whose primary function includes providing direct students support and guidance, as well as coordinating campus and community support services. More details... 


Gates report cover The Mentoring Toolkit contains the resources, forms, and handouts developed for and then informed by the implementation of a successful peer mentoring program. The toolkit is designed to serve as a guide for adult education programs interested in replicating our mentoring model. More details…

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The ABE Clean Energy Ambassadors Curriculum Resource Guide provides lessons and teaching strategies that integrate clean energy information into science, math, and English language instruction for adult learners. More details... 

 

Gates report coverThe Environmental Scan of Prior Learning Assessment Policies and Practices report provides recommendations on how PLA policies and practices might be strengthened, expanded, and promoted as an effective acceleration strategy in creating bridges to college completion and job attainment for low-skilled adults in the Metro Boston area. More details...

 

Gates report coverAspirations Toolkit is a set of counseling and instructional practices and tools contributed by adult educators around the country. More details...





Gates report coverPostsecondary Success of Young Adults: State Policies and Practices study describes and analyzes adult education college and career readiness efforts in over a third of the states in the United States with a focus on young adults. More details...

 

 

toolkitThe College Transition Toolkit (CD) is a comprehensive guide to program planning and implementation that draws on the expertise of practitioners from The New England ABE-to-College Transition Project and from around the country. More details…

 

 

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Integrating Career Awareness into the ABE & ESOL Classroom: Curriculum Guide (CD)
is a curriculum guide to help adult education teachers and counselors guide adult learners through a comprehensive career planning process that promotes a full range of life skills. More details…

 

 

CoverTransitioning Adults to College: Adult Basic Education Program Models is a study that developed a typology of ABE-to-college transition programs by reviewing existing college transition models. This study is available for download.

 

 

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Mapping Your Financial Journey:  Helping Adults Plan for College is a publication designed by the NCTN in collaboration with the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) to address the financial concerns adult learners identify as the greatest barrier to college. More details…



 

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The Change Agent is a bi-annual journal for adult educations and learners whose goal is to make social justice content an integral part of teaching and learning. More details…

 

 

 

For additional information, contact Priyanka Sharma at 617-482-9485 or email us at nctn@worlded.org.

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