Program Support PD Center: All Resources, Research and Curriculum

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California Adult Literacy Professional Development Project’s Online Video Library
The online video library from the California Adult Literacy Professional Development Project (CALPRO) features a series of interviews with program administrators and instructors of adult education and career and technical education about their experience implementing integrated education and...
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Good Jobs that Pay Without a BA: A State-by-State Analysis
This website from the Good Jobs Project presents labor market data based on research findings from the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce. The 2017 report indicates that there are still 30 million good jobs in the U.S. that don’t require a Bachelor’s Degree. The website provides an...
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Tools for Building Employer-Educator Partnerships
This NOVA Research Company website provides resources for both adult educators and employers to introduce them to the mutual benefits of collaborating to create career pathways for adult learners. The site offers success stories, vignettes, best practices, and lessons learned about successful...
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SNAP Path to Work
This website assists MA residents who are eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to learn whether they are also eligible for education, training, and job search services. Use of funding streams such as SNAP for education and training services aligns with the MA plan for...
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One Tough Job – Parenting Resources Locator
This resource from the Children’s Trust was launched to provide Massachusetts parents with information on support organizations and programs. Parents (and advisors and teachers) can search for parenting information and childcare resources using their zip code, children’s ages, and topic of concern...
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A Resource Guide to Engaging Employers
This guide presents concrete examples and models of mutually beneficial collaborations between community colleges and local employers that ultimately serve to help students progress along their education and career pathways. While the examples and lessons learned are drawn from community college...
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The Growth Mindset
This video is a 47-minute talk that Carol Dweck gave at Google. There are also links to shorter clips taken from that video on: 1. the culture of growth mindset (3.5 minutes) 2. looking for growth mindset in hires (2 minutes) 3. false growth mindset (1.5 minute)
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Spotlight: Growth Mindset
This resource contains a variety of articles on growth mindset, including summaries of research on the topic as well as articles and a commentary. Although there is a small fee to download the entire document, it is possible to access a limited number of articles for free, as a guest. This is...
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mindset works
This website contains a wealth of resources, including videos, on mindset. Mindset Works was co-founded by Carol Dweck, author of Mindset: The New Psychology of Success .
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Supplement to the Handbook for Sustaining Standards-Based Education in Adult Education: Checklists for Assessing Effective Implementation
Abstract: This document is designed as a resource for state and local program leaders looking to support the effective implementation of state academic content standards. At the center of this supplement are two checklists. One is the State Leadership Checklist. State staff can use this as a self-...