College Connection

Welcome to the College Connections Community

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The College Connections Community is an online learning destination that aims to provide community colleges, employers, public workforce system partners, and others across the nation with the resources and tools needed to increase the ability of community colleges to address the challenges of today's workforce.  The College Connections Community builds on the peer-to-peer sharing of lessons learned and resources developed by community college grantees and others over the four rounds of the U.S. Department of Labor's Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grant program.  Sustainability was a cornerstone of TAACCCT, so grantees created a vast array of products that remain relevant far beyond the life of the grants. 

 

Below are links to some of the top resources highlighting promising practices of TAACCCT grantees—as well as other community college stakeholders—in a range of areas central to the grant program, such as employer engagement, accelerating adult pathways, and workforce partnerships.

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Events

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Increasing Academic Achievement: SkillsCommons...

Oct 10, 2018 • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM ET

How do higher education students and workforce system participants increase academic achievement to accelerate completion?  Authentic Assessment, Employer Based Curricula Development, and Credit for Prior Learning, among many other promising strategies! ...

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Building Strategic Alliances between College...

Jun 06, 2018 • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

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TAACCCT Job Placement and Follow-Up Performance...

May 30, 2018 • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

Free Resources for Apprenticeship & Work-based Learning

May 16, 2018 • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

Sustaining Grant-funded Projects for Long-term Success

May 02, 2018 • 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM ET

TAACCCT Performance Reporting Q&A Series-April 2018

Apr 26, 2018 • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET