Early Lessons from the College Success for Single Mothers Project

Eight community colleges were selected in June, 2020, to participate in College Success for Single Mothers, a project led by Word Education’s National College Transition Network (NCTN) in partnership with Achieving the Dream and PERG Learning, with funding from ECMC Foundation. The goal of the project is to identify the needs of single mother* students … Continue reading Early Lessons from the College Success for Single Mothers Project

A WIOA Career Pathway Promise Fulfilled (sort of)

A January 2021 update to federal adult education performance accountability has opened up new ways to document learning in Integrated Education & Training and workplace education programs and new ways to show the impact of our work to our communities and other stakeholders. Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Hard to believe, but the Workforce Innovation … Continue reading A WIOA Career Pathway Promise Fulfilled (sort of)

Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz: Elections Have Consequences

In its annual Global Voices event in October, World Education presented its 2018 award to Massachusetts Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz.  She is the first Latina elected to the Massachusetts Senate, serving there since 2009.  World Education recognized her for a being a tireless, long-time champion of education for children and adults.  Social justice is the consistent … Continue reading Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz: Elections Have Consequences

Propagating Promising Practices for Literacy and Workforce Development at Libraries

World Education is excited to partner with the Providence Public Library (PPL) as well as the Chicago and Los Angeles Public Libraries on a new project, Propagating Promising Practices for Literacy and Workforce Development at Libraries.  The goal of this project is to increase adults’ skills by capturing, disseminating, and growing innovative education and workforce … Continue reading Propagating Promising Practices for Literacy and Workforce Development at Libraries

Adult Learners Engage with the Drivers of Persistence

By Laura Porfirio The 6 Drivers of Persistence offer a powerful framework for program improvement and learner leadership development. As a participant in Arizona’s Adult Education College and Career Readiness (CCR) Implementation Project, I knew I would learn a lot from the findings of the New England Adult Learner Persistence Project. The 6 Drivers of … Continue reading Adult Learners Engage with the Drivers of Persistence

Building Community and Strengthening Health

The National College Transition Network at World Education, Inc. is committed to improving the quality and accessibility of health services career pathways for adults. As many of us know, a popular entry point onto this career pathway is the highly visible Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) position. The emerging Community Health Worker (CHW) profession is another … Continue reading Building Community and Strengthening Health

Teacher Appreciation: Christopher Bourret

How did you get started in adult education? A long time ago, in a universe far, far away…I was getting a Master’s Degree in Political Science and taking a college class on Immigration Politics. As part of the class requirements, I interned at two community agencies that provided ESOL for recently arrived immigrants. I got … Continue reading Teacher Appreciation: Christopher Bourret

Three Cheers for the E-Learning PD Online Course Facilitators!

June is a good time to reflect on the school year that is coming to a close. As I look over course evaluations and prepare reports, one thing that strikes me each year is how fortunate we are to have such excellent facilitators for our online professional development courses. Course participants have commented over and … Continue reading Three Cheers for the E-Learning PD Online Course Facilitators!

Carey Reid is Honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award

World Education is proud to announce that at the annual Network Conference on Friday, May 12, 2016, the Massachusetts Coalition for Adult Education honored Carey Reid with a Lifetime Achievement Award.  Carey was co-nominated by World Education’s SABES PD Coordination Center Director, Luanne Teller, and Lori D’Alleva, Director of Education at the Charlestown Adult Education Program. … Continue reading Carey Reid is Honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award