May 20, 2013

TAACCCT Grants: Let CAEL Help Your Institution or Consortium

Sarah Miller, Consultant, Public Sector Services

Last month, the Department of Labor opened its new applicant round of Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grants, which provides funding to community colleges to develop job training programs in partnership with employers.

May 13, 2013

Competency-Based Evaluation Methods: A Solution for Adult Learners and Employers

Kyle Coward

Why do so many graduates of highly regarded institutions need unpaid internships in order to demonstrate job skills before an employer will hire them?

May 09, 2013

The Value of Industry-Directed Curriculum Councils

Christine Carpenter , EPCE Director

Over time, an increasing number of leaders in various industries have recognized the value of industry-education partnerships by establishing curriculum councils. One example of a successful model comes from the Energy Providers Coalition for Education (EPCE) – managed by CAEL – and the creation of the EPCE Nuclear Power Technology Curriculum Council.

May 03, 2013

College for America and the Future of Adult Education

Becky Klein-Collins , Director of Research

The Department of Education’s recent approval of the College for America program at Southern New Hampshire University has been exciting news for us around here at CAEL, as it affirms the work we’ve long been doing on behalf of adult learners striving for a degree.

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