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Funding Opportunity: Disability Employment Initiative Grants

US Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration Notice of Availability of Funds Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA-ETA17-05) Issued on June 30, 2017 Key Dates: The closing date for receipt of applications under this Announcement is July 31, 2017.

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Posted On: 7/5/2017 1:44 PM

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Alliance for Excellent Education Webinar: Preparing Students for Twenty-First-Century Jobs

The Alliance for Excellent Education, Center on Education Policy, and Council for a Strong America is hosting a webinar, Building Competencies for Careers: Preparing Students for Twenty-First-Century Jobs, Wednesday, August 23, 2017 2:00–3:00 p.m. (EDT). 

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Posted On: 8/9/2017 9:15 AM

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Dislocated Worker Opportunity Grants

TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 01-17: Dislocated Worker Opportunity Grants announces the availability of up to $35 million, for Dislocated Worker Opportunity Grants (DW Opportunity Grants) for Program Year 2016, with awards based on an applicant's share of the Civilian Labor Force and unemployment.

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Posted On: 8/22/2017 2:21 PM

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Refugee Career Pathways Program Funding Opportunity

The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) invites eligible entities to submit competitive grant applications for the Refugee Career Pathways (RCP) Program. Through the RCP Program ORR will provide funding to implement projects assisting refugees to qualify for licenses and certifications necessary to attain employment and improve self-sufficiency. 

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Posted On: 7/5/2017 2:00 PM

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Webinar: Navigating Language and Cultural Barriers

Do you serve populations with vastly different cultural backgrounds and language needs?  Do you wonder what culturally inclusive approaches are key factors in creating an effective employment and training program?  If so, we invite you to participate in this webinar.

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Posted On: 7/27/2017 9:56 AM

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Pathways to Postsecondary Success: Increasing Equity and Opportunities for an Educated Workforce

The pathway to postsecondary success differs for individuals of varying personal backgrounds, financial situations, and locations. The following resources examine efforts to increase equity in postsecondary education that may enhance the diversity of an educated workforce. The topics include an intervention model highlighting differences among first-generation college students’ backgrounds, financial resources for low-income and non-traditional students, and place-based scholarship programs.

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Posted On: 7/18/2017 10:23 AM

The Release of the Career Pathways Toolkit: A Guide for System Development

On behalf of USDOL/ETA, we are pleased to release the new version of the Career Pathways Toolkit: A Guide for System Development.  The Toolkit provides the workforce system with a framework, resources, and tools for states and local partners to develop and implement career pathways systems and programs.

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Posted On: 4/26/2019 9:10 AM

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Release of the Career Pathways Toolkit: An Enhanced Guide and Workbook for System Development

The Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration (DOLETA) is excited to release the Career Pathways Toolkit: An Enhanced Guide and Workbook for System Development. The new Toolkit will be especially helpful for State offices and partners required to develop a Unified Plan as well as staff members supporting State Workforce Development Boards.

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Posted On: 11/8/2017 12:19 PM

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Seeking: CTE Programs for Research!

Do you know of a high-quality career and technical education program? Tell the CTE Research Network! The network is gathering information on CTE programs and models in secondary and postsecondary education for a study that will recommend specific programs for future research.

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Posted On: 4/23/2019 9:00 AM

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HSF Awarded Lilly Endowment Grant to Create Hispanic Career Pathways Initiative

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) announced the award of a $30.7 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. for the creation of the Hispanic Career Pathways Initiative (HCPI), a comprehensive program to help Hispanic students navigate each step of their path from college to career. 

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Posted On: 4/26/2019 9:36 AM

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National Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week

Mark your calendars for November 11-16, 2019, to celebrate National Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week across the country. Join the National Institutes for Science and Technology  in promoting awareness & exploration of cybersecurity careers by hosting an event, participating in an event near you, or engaging students with cybersecurity content!

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Posted On: 9/6/2019 10:02 AM

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Understanding and Improving Career Pathways to Better Meet the U.S.’s Workforce Needs

Through better alignment of education, training, and employment services among public agencies, career pathways holds the promise of increasing the number of workers in the U.S. who gain the industry-recognized and academic credentials they need to work in the most in-demand occupations. The following WSS resources provide state policymakers and practitioners with ideas on how to design and improve career pathways that have a strong potential to meet current and future U.S. labor market needs.

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Posted On: 5/12/2017 8:19 PM