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Learning to Achieve Trainer Snippet #8

Workforce Preparation Strategies

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Module:      

Module 8  Workforce Preparation Strategies

Participant Guide

·       Pages 156-162

·       Slides 17-29

Overview:

Incorporating One-Stop materials and services into ABE instruction to meet both educational and occupational goals.

*It is important to note that One-Stop Centers are One Stop Systems where the information is housed in one place, while services may be at a different location.  Example:  Havre One-Stop is located at our Job Service.  However, Vocational Rehabilitation and Adult Basic Education are physically located other places, but their information is available at the Job Service.

Activity: 

Note:  Activities are intentionally general so that they may be “tweaked” to fit the needs of any ABE classroom.

1.  Have student  / class access the Department of Labor Website

2.  For students that struggle socially

3.  Arrange for a class “field trip” to a One-Stop Center to perform one of the following activities:

Resources from Learning to Achieve: 

č Job Accommodations Network (JAN)

č Disability Technical Assistance Center (DBTAC)

č The Learning Disabilities Association

http://www.ldanatl.org/

č RESNA Technical Assistance Project

http://www.resna.org/

Submitted by Fawn Thibodeaux, L2A Trainer