National Career & Training Resource Centers
Schools, investing in technology, are beginning to keep their doors open after their students leave so parents can take advantage of the facilities to learn new skills, too.
The Institute for Adult Literacy at Penn State University offers lessons and tips for adults to acquire stronger English skills.
The Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration maintains a huge database of research, policies, organizations, training models, funding sources, etc. for the modern workforce.
21st Century Skills prepares students for the workplace and society. It will be especially helpful for administrators, building a vision for 21st century schools.
Coursequest supplies a comprehensive listing of web-based training across subjects and technical topics.
National Center for Research in Vocational Education (NCRVE) closed its doors on December 31, 1999.
Funded by the Office of Vocational and Adult Education of the U.S. Department of Education, NCRVE played a key role in developing a new concept of workforce development. The Center's mission was to strengthen school-based and work-based learning to prepare all individuals for lasting and rewarding employment, further education, and lifelong learning.
These resources barely scratch the surface of online workforce-enabling capacities for your school community. At least these trailheads are available.
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