Ed and Career Planning: All Resources, Research and Curriculum

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Strategies for Successful Students: Facilitator Guide
This ready-to-deliver workshop presents five strategies that students can use to improve their memory and academic performance. The strategies are based on evidence from neuroscience on long-term memory, research on self-affirmation and self-efficacy theory, and the study habits of successful...
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Empower Your Future: Career Readiness Curriculum Guide
Empower Your Future is a life skills, career development, and employability curriculum guide developed by the Commonwealth Corporation in collaboration with the Massachusetts Department of Youth Services. It comprises five domains: Beginning Your Journey, Know Yourself, Exploring Careers,...
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Career Pathways Checklist
Under WIOA), career pathways programming is defined by seven key elements. Program administrators and planners can use this checklist to determine whether their programming is aligned with WIOA.
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Exploring Work-Based Foundation Skills in the ABLE Classroom: Instructional Activities and Resources to Use with Adult Learners
This guide, created for Adult Basic and Literacy Education (ABLE) professionals in Pennsylvania, contains activities and resources to help adult learners develop work-based foundation skills and knowledge, which overlap substantially with the Employability Skills Framework and the workforce...
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Workforce Preparation Skills Lessons
This collection of lessons from Nevada Adult Education integrates workforce preparation and job readiness skills into lessons that are aligned with the CCRSAE, organized according to educational functioning level. Each lesson includes a reading text at the appropriate level that is tied to a...
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WIOA Friendly Contextualized Curriculum
This webpage from the Adult Basic Skills Professional Development Project at Appalachian State University, North Carolina, offers some simple classroom activities and other lesson planning resources to help you integrate workforce preparation activities into cross-disciplinary lessons.
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Contextual Teaching and Learning Toolkit
This section of the Center for Occupational Research and Development (CORD) website offers resources for developing lessons using CORD’s REACT (relating, experiencing, applying, cooperating, transferring) approach to contextualized instruction. You can also use the Sixteen Career Pathways Scenarios...
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CUNY CareerKits
The CUNY CareerKit Project is designed to support a range of literacy programming as it intersects with career exploration, planning, and preparation. Each CareerKit focuses on one of 10 occupational sectors or clusters, such as health care, technology, and community and social services. The...
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Integrated Education and Training: Implementing Programs in Diverse Contexts
This guide from the National College Transition Network (NCTN) shares how eight IET programs in diverse settings around the country (including Boston) are integrating education and training. The guide emphasizes the importance of tailoring your program design to the needs and resources of your...
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Developing Basic Skills Curriculum for an IET: A Guide for the Pathways to Employment Program
This guide is informed by integrated education and training (IET) curriculum for a variety of sectors. It provides general resources and tools that you can use to plan, design, and implement the basic academic and linguistic, non-technical skill components and lessons for an IET program. It...