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Abt’s Judy Alamprese is looking forward to participating in the 2022 Conference of the National Council for Workforce Education. This year’s theme is about building bridges and expanding opportunities. Join Judy at these two sessions.

Wednesday, October 12, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. PST, Studio Suite
Expanding the Research Base on Using Digital Technologies to Support Student Success
Come to this session to learn about recent research on using digital technology to teach and support adult learners, including those participating in workforce development programs. Highlighted will be new directions for research to understand how technology tools and solutions—such as text messaging—can be used effectively with adult learners. Session participants will have an opportunity to identify questions they would like to explore about technology use in support of learners’ success and will discuss approaches for addressing those questions

Judith A. Alamprese, Principal Scientist, Abt Global
Jen Vanek, Director of Digital Learning and Research, EdTech Center@World Education

Wednesday, October 12, 1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. PST, Council Suite
Evidence-Based Strategies for Effective Community College Partnerships
Developing and sustaining productive partnerships with employers and other stakeholders can be challenging. Past and current studies of partnerships involving community colleges point to a set of key strategies that are associated with effective partnerships leading to student success. Come to this session to learn about these strategies and how they have been implemented in a range of community college partnerships involving employers, industry associations, basic skills programs, employment services, and supportive services. We’ll feature Mount Hood Community College’s Early Childhood Education Career Pathways for English Language Learners.

Judith A. Alamprese, Principal Scientist, Abt Global
Kristen Kulongoski, Manager of Adult Basic Skills and Career Pathways, Mt. Hood Community College

Portland, OR