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July 1, 2021

Complete Six-Part Webinar Series on the WWC Practice Guide: Designing and Delivering Career Pathways at Community Colleges Available Now

Note this webinar from the folks at IES.

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Complete Six-Part Webinar Series on the WWC Practice Guide: Designing and Delivering Career Pathways at Community Colleges Available Now

Practice Guide PDF CoverThe What Works Clearinghouse recently released a new practice guide, Designing and Delivering Career Pathways at Community Colleges. The guide will help administrators, staff, and faculty at community colleges develop and implement career pathways associated with improving postsecondary student learning and labor market outcomes.

Watch the final three of six on-demand webinars about implementing the evidence-based practices. These three webinars are from the Practitioners’ Perspectives Video Series. Each session from the five-part video series explores a practice guide recommendation and features practitioners sharing their experience implementing the recommendation.

  • Recommendation 3: Offer flexible instructional delivery schedules and models to improve credit accumulation and completion of non-degree credentials along career pathways. This webinar features practice guide panelist Dr. Eric Heiser, Provost of Central Ohio Technical College and Donna Diller, Academic Fellow at Central New Mexico Community College.
  • Recommendation 4: Provide coordinated comprehensive student supports to improve credit accumulation and completion of non-degree credentials along career pathways. This webinar features practice guide panelist Dr. Debra Bragg, President of Bragg & Associates; Jennifer Foster, Deputy Executive Director at the Illinois Community College Board; and Dr. Mike Potter, Dean of Instruction at Lake Washington Institute of Technology in Washington State; and Katie Peacock, Director of Student Development at Lake Washington Institute of Technology in Washington State.
  • Recommendation 5: Develop and continuously leverage partnerships to prepare students and advance their labor market success. This webinar features practice guide panelist Dr. Darlene G. Miller, Executive Director of the National Council for Workforce Education; Dr. Ken Warden, Dean of the College of Applied Science and Technology at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith; and Ne’Keisha Stepney, Executive Dean of Business, Technology and Workforce Development at Waubonsee Community College in Illinois.

The Designing and Delivering Career Pathways at Community Colleges Practice Guide along with the complete six-part webinars series is now available on the WWC website.

Designing and Delivering Career Pathways at Community Colleges is one of more than 20 Educator’s Practice Guides published by the WWC. To view these guides and learn about other resources, visit https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/PracticeGuides.

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