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    Start Date: 4/26/2018
    End Date: 4/26/2018
    Time: 3:00 PM ~ 4:00 PM ET

    This monthly webinar series provides a regular platform for addressing the most difficult and frequently-asked topics in Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) performance reporting.  Each month, we will feature a different performance topic and provide grantees the opportunity to submit their specific performance questions to U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL).

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    Start Date: 5/2/2018
    End Date: 5/2/2018
    Time: 4:00 PM ~ 5:15 PM ET

    How can key aspects of new programs or innovations be sustained after the grant is over? Not without conscious focus and planning! This webinar will feature the lessons of innovative projects, including those funded by Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training grants (TAACCCT), which can help you institutionalize effective initiatives and sustain their impact.

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    Start Date: 5/16/2018
    End Date: 5/16/2018
    Time: 3:00 PM ~ 4:00 PM ET

    Are you an institution in need of free resources to set up apprenticeship and other work-based learning opportunities? This webinar will explore Open Educational Resources (OER) available on SkillsCommons.org that were produced by community colleges in partnership with employers across the country. You will learn about the array of OER related to apprenticeship and work-based learning, such as guides, reports, course materials, handbooks, and much more!

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Archived Past Events

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    Start Date: 4/11/2018
    End Date: 4/11/2018
    Time: 3:30 PM ~ 4:30 PM ET

    Are you concerned that the cost of textbooks has become a significant affordability barrier for your students? The SkillsCommons Affordable Learning Solutions portal offers a solution, allowing you to find, adopt, and adapt free career and technical training resources, such as high quality eTextbooks, online and hybrid courses, virtual labs, and more. The portal also provides tools, templates, and strategies that your institution can use to design and implement a textbook affordability program.

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    Start Date: 3/28/2018
    End Date: 3/28/2018
    Time: 4:00 PM ~ 5:00 PM ET

    Are you interested in using open educational resources (OER) to create competency-based education (CBE) programs for development education? Learn about Lord Fairfax Community College’s strategies for meeting soft skills, adult basic education, and developmental education needs using OER resources in its Knowledge to Work portal, and hear about the latest research on CBE for developmental education.

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    Start Date: 3/14/2018
    End Date: 3/14/2018
    Time: 3:00 PM ~ 4:00 PM ET

    In Wisconsin, a major statewide career pathway effort is underway to align the programs of the 16 colleges in the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) with labor market needs. WTCS is scaling its career pathway operations as part of a statewide initiative that involves workforce and economic development, secondary schools, veteran service organizations, local workforce boards, adult literacy providers and others.

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    Start Date: 2/28/2018
    End Date: 2/28/2018
    Time: 3:00 PM ~ 4:00 PM ET

    Are you an institution interested in preparing your industry experts to become excellent teachers? The Industry Expert to Expert Instructor (IE2EI) IMPACTcommunity on SkillsCommons.org—the free and open digital library of workforce training materials—has produced videos, tools, and resources featuring exemplary teaching practices that educational institutions can easily adopt and adapt to produce successful transitions of industry experts into expert teachers.

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    Start Date: 2/26/2018
    End Date: 3/19/2018
    Time: 12:15 PM ~ 1:00 PM ET

    Strengthening Partnerships for the Manufacturing Workforce: a series of conversations.  The Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education invites you to join a series of four conversations about improving the education-to-workforce pipeline with leaders in manufacturing partnerships.

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