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Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics Using a Competency-Based Approach to Prepare Public Transportation Workers -
The Transportation Learning Center (TLC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving public transportation by making a committed investment at the national and local levels in frontline technical workers.  TLC served as one of five industry champions for the recent update of the U.S. Department of Labor's Transportation, Distribution and Logistics Competency Model.  As such, the organization is well-positioned to demonstrate the value of the competency-based approach for preparing individuals for occupations in the transportation sector.  TLC is also working with several cities and states in implementing a competency-based career pathways approach to prepare young people for careers in public transit occupations.  To read the full case summary, visit:
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Construction: Commercial and Industrial ETA Competency Models Inform United Way Partnership's Initiatives to Address Employer Workforce Needs Ohio
Partners for a Competitive Workforce (PCW), managed by United Way, is focused on meeting employer demand in the Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana tri-state region by growing the skills of its current and future workforce.  Managed by United Way, its partners include businesses, workforce investment boards, chambers of commerce, education institutions, labor, service providers and philanthropic funders.  As part of this initiative, PCW has developed industry competency models which reflect the principles of several of ETA's competency models.  PCW's Commercial/Institutional/Industrial Construction Competency Model most closely aligns with ETA's Commercial and Industrial Construction Competency Model.  To read the full case summary click here:
(Case Summary PDF, 221 KB)

Date:  September, 2015
Information Technology Community College Implements Core Information Technology Curriculum New Mexico
Central New Mexico Community College (CNM), a member of a ten college TAACCCT grant consortium, took the lead in implementing a common core curriculum for information technology occupations.  The curriculum, initially known as the Skill-Up Network Information Technology Pathway (SUN-IT) was launched as a pilot project in 2014 focused on developing support skills for information technology technicians.  SUN-IT has now evolved into the CNM STEMulus Center Cyber Academy with greater emphasis on preparing students for computer networking, security and programming occupations.  Both initiatives reflect the principles of the information sector competency models for Information Technology and Cybersecurity.  To read the full case summary, click here:
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Date:  July, 2015
Retail Industry Association Aligns Certificate Program with Retail Competencies California
The Western Association of Food Chains, a non-profit business organization representing the retail and wholesale food industry, has established the Retail Management Certificate (RMC) program.  The RMC aligns with the competencies in ETA's Retail Competency Model.  It correlates core competencies for supervisory and management positions within the retail sector with corresponding education and career pathways.  To read the full case summary, click here:
(Case Summary PDF, 484KB)

Date:  June, 2015
Construction: Residential Career and Technical Education Institute Develops Construction Technologies Career Pathway Ohio
The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) is the largest national education association dedicated to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for careers. The Great Oaks Institute of Technology and Career Development, a four campus ACTE institution, has developed a Construction Technologies Career Pathway and program of study that prepares junior- and senior-level secondary school students for gainful employment and/or postsecondary education.
(Case Summary PDF, 201 KB)

Date:  April, 2015
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