The TAACCCT Learning Network brings together Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College Career Training grantees for peer learning around best practices in the field. The TAACCCT Learning Network includes 256 individual colleges or college consortia in all 50 states, and about 700 community colleges, including consortia members.
As a part of the TAACCCT Learning Network (TLN), grantees connect with peers and subject matter experts to help solve challenges and learn new strategies.
TLN members will receive targeted, comprehensive technical assistance offerings.
- Virtual group exchanges, including webinars with subject matter experts, conference calls among grantees.
- Individualized assistance, including peer-to-peer mentoring and answers to questions sent to TAACCCT@dol.gov.
- In-Person Convenings, such as the recent Rounds 3 and 4 convening in Washington, DC and TAACCCT grantees conferences such as TAACCCT On!, Workforce Development Institute, and the National Council on Workforce Education
- Tools and Resources, including a continually updated TAACCCT resource page on this CoP and support with identifying and reusing Open Educational Resources on SkillsCommons.org
THE PARTNERS OF THE TAACCCT LEARNING NETWORK
The U.S. Department of Labor, Employment, and Training Administration (DOL/ETA) funds Jobs for the Future and its partners Maher and Maher and the American Association of Community Colleges to provide comprehensive technical assistance available through the TLN. DOL/ETA also funds California State University/MERLOT to develop and provide technical assistance on the use of the TAACCCT repository, SkillsCommons.org. Support for TAACCCT evaluations is provided separately through the U.S. DOL, Chief Evaluation Office, by Abt Associates and Urban Institute. Other providers of technical assistance to TAACCCT grantees not funded by DOL/ETA include the National Science Foundation’s Advanced Technology Education Centers, and Creative Commons and CAST.
Further information about the individual organizations within the TAACCCT Learning Network and their contact information can be found below: