Resources for adult educators and researchers categorized by topic. Topics include: curriculum and instruction, model development, finance, and policy guidance & innovation.
Accredited Online Colleges and Degrees
ACT WorkKeys is a job skills assessment used by employers to hire, train, develop, and retain employees.
Adult Career Pathways Training and Support Center
AOL Jobs (In Partnership with CareerBuilder)
Site includes job search engine and resources for job seekers.
Arlington Education and Employment Program (ESOL lesson plans)
Provides prospective students with a hub for locating nearby schools and colleges, while researching specific details about the trades they're considering. Rather than doing an extensive internet search, individuals can locate specific trades, industry details and the locations nearest them all in one convenient platform.
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Business English Site (Online Tools)
Grammar and vocabulary exercises for the business minded ESL students.
California Career Zone (Job Assessment and Exploration)
Career One Stop is portal for discovering career pathways, training, and jobs sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.
CalSolutions: Designing and Delivering Workforce ESL Instruction
CalSolutions: Issues in Improving Workers' English Language Skills
CalSolutions: Workplace Instruction and Prep for Adult Immigrants
Campaign to Invest in America's Workforce
CAELA: Factors to Consider When Planning for Setting Up, and Evaluating a Workplace Program for Immigrant Workers
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success
Articles, information, and statistics about how policy affects low-income people in America.
College Affordability and Transparency Center College Scorecard
College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education
College for Adults
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Job listings and job search resources specific to the state of Florida.
Employability Skills Framework
English For My Job
English vocabulary and grammar exercises for those employed by the hospitality industry.
Lessons and activities for teaching job seekers how to apply for a job and succeed in interviews.
Career exploration resources for adults and educators.
The Four Keys to College and Career Readiness
GPS for Success
Easy to understand guide to teaching adult basic skills and professional development.
A Guide to Not-for-Profit Online Universities
Jobs for the Future
Organization that promotes college readiness and career advancement to underprepared young people.
College and career readiness site that offers GED, HISET and TASC test prep courses.
A career exploration portal whose mission is to maintain up-to-date resources and advice for today’s job seekers.
Learning That Works For America
Making Career Pathways Work: Curricular Design and Instructional Practice
My College Guide
My Next Move
Career exploration portal that allows you to brow career pathways by key words, industry, or career interest quiz results.
National Career Pathways Network
National Center for Innovation in Career and Technical Education
National College Transition Network
National External Diploma Program
The National External Diploma program offers an applied performance test that assesses high school level skills of adults and out-of-school youth.
National Transitional Jobs Network
National Skills Coalition
NYSED/CUNY CareerKit Project
The NYSED/CUNY CareerKit project is a comprehensive career preparation resource for teachers and counselors. Its goal is to equip students with the skills necessary to make informed choices about their career paths. CareerKit activities are written at the HSE/Upper ESL level, with adaptations possible for Pre-HSE and intermediate ESL levels. Each of the CareerKits addresses one of ten industry sectors and integrates reading, writing, research and math skills.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Site run by the Bureau of Labor Statistics which provides information and statistical data on a variety of different occupations and their projected growth.
Office of Disability Employment Policy
Site that offers job search engine and occupational information.
OW is a Florida based staffing company that focuses on employing people with disabilities.
Planning and Maps for a Career Pathways Program
Prescription for ESL Student Success
Project Care (Online Tools)
Project Care is a resource for intermediate to advanced ELLs who would like help communicating with medical personnel as they care a loved one.
Promoting College & Career-Ready Standards in Adult Basic Education
Workforce 3 One
Workforce Strategies at the Aspen Institute
Workforce System Strategies: Research and Data for Informed Decisions
USAJobs Resource Center
Job search engine and resources focusing on federal government jobs.
Wall Street Journal: Explore a Path to a Profession
WorkSource: Tools for success geared towards Job Seekers
Your Career Success Blog