Career Pathways

Career Pathways models

Integrated Education and Training

The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP)

The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) is a national, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization [S(5] advancing policy solutions for people with low incomes. Low-skilled workers need adult education, postsecondary education, and job training to develop skills and secure good jobs.


Integrated Education and Training Design Toolkit and Train-the-Trainer Resources

The Integrated Education and Training Design Toolkit [S(6] guides users through a team-based approach to develop customized IET solutions that address the needs of adult learners and local businesses through four iterative phases: Research and Assess, Design and Plan, Develop and Implement, and Evaluate and Improve. Train-the-Trainer materials are also available to support the IET Design process.


Integrated EL Civics

Enhancing Access for Refugees and New Americans

The Enhancing Access for Refugees and New Americans project provides resources and technical assistance to adult education state agency staff, local programs, and instructors who serve or are aiming to serve English learners in Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education (IELCE) programming and are interested in using an immigrant integration approach. Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA) requirements offer IELCE programs an opportunity to support learners’ linguistic, economic, and civic integration needs.


Intensive Services


Internationally Trained Professionals


Toolkit for ESL Practitioners: Supporting Skilled Immigrants

The toolkit addresses the challenge of properly serving the skilled immigrant population and introduces solutions to some of the most pressing problems this group experiences; it introduces best practices from the field and a directory of successful programs dedicated to serving the needs of skilled immigrants.


Workplace Literacy


Jobs for the Future

Jobs for the Future (JFF) is a national nonprofit that drives transformation of the U.S. education and workforce systems to achieve equitable economic advancement for all.


Business-Adult Education Partnerships Toolkit

This toolkit was created for local business leaders and adult educators who want a thriving local economy that employs adults in family-wage jobs and has a workforce with the right skills to support long-term business growth.


Tools for Building Employer-Educator Partnerships

This website introduces employers and educators to the value of partnering, presents best practices and success stories, and provides links to evidence-based tools for building and sustaining partnerships and creating career pathways.


Integrated Education and Training (IET) in Corrections: A Companion Guide to the IET Design Toolkit

This guide summarizes considerations, tools, and examples that can be used by state and facility administrators and instructors as they develop and implement IET programs in jails and prisons.


Take Charge of Your Future

This guide is for people who are incarcerated, on probation, parole, or who were previously involved with the justice system. Chapters 1–3 are meant for all readers and cover the steps for setting goals, gathering the documents needed, and getting organized to pursue education. Chapters 4–6 describe specific steps for starting and finishing different education levels, from earning a high school credential to enrolling in a college program.


Windham School District

Windham School District provides resources, guidance, services, and opportunities for those seeking to reduce recidivism; reduce the cost of confinement or imprisonment; increase the success of former inmates in obtaining and maintaining employment; provide an incentive to inmates to behave in positive ways during confinement or imprisonment.