Publications Designed to be Customized & Shared

The NCTN partners with adult education, workforce, and community organizations and college systems from across the country to incubate and pilot innovations in policy, and to provide technical assistance and professional development.

WIOA Reauthorization: Equity Lever Series 

Through this series of briefs on key equity levers in WIOA, World Education, we provide analysis of WIOA quantitative data 2016-2019 and recommendations for WIOA reauthorization on five key topics: co-enrollment; co-investment; career pathways; performance accountability; and system integration. The goal of the series is to inform policy makers and other key stakeholders on WIOA outcomes to date and present options for increasing the efficacy of the WIOA legislation to promote equity.

Integrated Education and Training: Implementing Programs in Diverse Contexts

This 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.

Program Administrator Trainer Manual: Building Integrated Pathways through Collaboration

A customizable guide for trainers working to help strengthen the skills of administrators responsible for the on-the-ground implementation and coordination of integrated career pathway programs. Developed for Accelerating Opportunity, a Jobs for the Future initiative.

Streamlining Effective Prior Learning Assessment Policies and Practices

These documents demonstrate the NCTN’s formative multi-stakeholder approach for the implementation of new and/or revised institutional and state level Prior learning Assessment policies and practice.

Transitioning Adults to College: ABE Program Models

A study that developed a typology of ABE-to-college transition programs by reviewing existing college transition models.