High-Quality Webinars for Professional Development

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

Collaborations Between Adult Basic Education and Local Workforce Investment Boards

Explore promising models of local collaborations between Adult Basic Education programs and Workforce Investment Boards to align and strengthen resources and services to prepare adults for postsecondary education and workforce training.

Findings from the Adult Transitions Longitudinal Study

Learn about the findings from the ATLAS study, implemented by UMass Amherst and World Education with funding from the Nellie Mae Education Foundation. ATLAS followed over 200 ABE-to-College transition course participants for five years to uncover the factors that influenced them in enrolling, persisting, and succeeding in college.

Program Models and Resources for Serving English Language Learners

Discover what the major shifts named in the WIOA legislation mean for ESOL program design and classroom practice. Focus is on the need to prepare English Language Learners for unsubsidized employment in in-demand occupations that had to economic self-sufficiency, and on integrating services with the local workforce development system. ​

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