Wednesday, February 28, 2018 to Wednesday, May 16, 2018| 4:00 PM ~ 5:00 PM ET

This series showcases strategies and resources of broad interest to community colleges and others engaged in career-focused education and training. Register now for upcoming webinars on career pathways, developmental education using competency-based education, affordable learning solutions, sustaining innovation, and apprenticeship.


Description

The resources featured – such as Industry Expert to Expert Instructor (IE2EI) tools – are available on SkillsCommons.org and were produced by grantees of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) program, funded by the U.S. Department of Labor in partnership with the U.S. Department of Education.

EVENTS

Make Industry Experts into Expert Instructors to Increase Student Success

Date: February 28

IE2EI on SkillsCommons.org— the free and open digital library of workforce training materials—has produced videos, tools, and resources featuring exemplary teaching practices that educational institutions can easily adopt and adapt to produce successful transitions of industry experts into expert teachers.

Scaling Career Pathways in Wisconsin

Date: March 14

Learn about Wisconsin’s major statewide career pathway effort to align the programs of the 16 colleges in the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) with labor market needs, in partnership with secondary schools, workforce development and more.

Resources for Developmental Education Using Competency-Based Education (CBE) 

Date: March 28

This webinar will explore free resources available on SkillsCommons.org to enhance Developmental Education programs using CBE. Topics will include aligning CBE models with the advanced manufacturing industry, and customizing CBE courses using Open Educational Resources.

Lowering the Cost of Course Materials with Free and Open Educational Resources

Date: April 11

Discover the wealth of free and open educational resources for career and technical training on SkillsCommons.org, a “one-stop shop” for faculty, staff and trainers. 

Sustaining Grant-funded Projects for Long-term Success 

Date: May 2

Sustaining a capacity-building effort does not happen without conscious focus and planning! This webinar will feature several types of innovations and detail how they can be systematized for long-term success.

Free Resources for Apprenticeship & Work-based Learning 

Date: May 16

Do you need free resources to set up apprenticeship and work-based learning opportunities? This webinar will cover Open Educational Resources available on SkillsCommons.org that were produced by community colleges partnering with employers across the country. You’ll learn about guides, reports, course materials, handbooks, and more!