Career Pathways

  • Career Pathways in Ohio - Here you’ll find ABE/ASE and ESOL resources to support your program’s Career Pathways Plan.
  • Integrating Career Awareness into the ABE & ESOL Classroom - This Career Awareness Guide is designed for teachers and counselors in ASE, ABE, ESOL, and College Transition programs to help students understand the critical link between education and careers.
  • Jobs for the Future Contextualization Toolkit - The Breaking Through Practice Guide is designed for practitioners who want to connect adults who have limited reading and math skills with postsecondary credentials leading to jobs paying family-supporting wages. It compiles practices developed and implemented by community colleges in the national Breaking Through Initiative.
  • LINCS Career Pathways Community of Practice - This group is a community of practice for practitioners, employers, researchers and policy-makers from the adult education, postsecondary education and workforce development fields to explore instructional and programmatic best practices, policies, and issues in providing career pathways services.
  • LINCS Career Pathways Resource Collection - Locate resources that address topics like contextualized instruction, 21st century competencies and skills, dual and concurrent enrollment, career counseling, wrap-around support services, stackable industry-recognized credentials, and strategic partnerships.
  • LINCS Career Pathways Resources - A collection of high quality resources practitioners can use to incorporate career pathways into their programs and instruction. To view these resources, please select "Career Pathways" from the Topic Area column on the left side of the page.
  • OCTAE Adult College Completion Toolkit - The Toolkit helps policymakers at the state and local level implement practical evidence-based solutions that increase the number of graduates who earn high-quality degrees and certificates required to compete for good jobs in the 21st century global economy.
  • Ohio Means Jobs Career Pathways - These career pathways have been developed around Ohio's in-demand occupations according to the "In-Demand Occupations" report. Secondary and post-secondary courses reflect career-tech programs approved by the Department of Education. Average tuition costs are available from the Department of Higher Education Fall 2013 Survey of Student Charges.
  • Support for Skilled Immigrants - National, state and local career pathways resources for skilled immigrants looking to transfer skills, get licensed or have credentials evaluated in the US.
  • U.S DOL Employment & Training Administration Career Pathways Toolkit - The newest revision to the Career Pathways Toolkits includes writeable worksheets that can help State and program teams develop, maintain, and enhance career pathways systems and programs.