Aligning Skills with Career Pathways

In order to ensure our students go on to have long, happy and successful careers, we need to make sure we’re guiding them down the right path. This video discusses four different techniques for helping your students succeed in their career pathway.

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Notes from the 2012 SIOP Conference

The Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) offers a diverse exhibition of the cutting edge technologies, research findings, and real world corporate experiences that are driving advancements in the field of I/O Psychology. Each year the event draws thousands of academics, researchers and practitioners who come together for workshops, panel discussions, presentations, keynotes and networking in a collaborative atmosphere charged with the excitement of learning and discovery. Read more about Notes from the 2012 SIOP Conference

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Preparing for NRS Reporting Changes

It seems so long ago since state directors, adult education stakeholders, and the OVAE staff met to make changes regarding follow-up measures. But the time has come, and these changes will go into effect in just a few weeks.

What's changing? While in the past, the NRS relied on student self-reported goals like “earn my GED,” effective July 1, 2012, students will automatically be entered into the following cohorts: Read more about Preparing for NRS Reporting Changes

The Top 8 Risk Factors that Impact Student Retention

Are dropouts a challenge for your school? In this short video, John Picone reviews the top 8 risk factors that influence student retention and offers some suggestions on how to minimize the impact they can have on your completion rate.

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House Appropriations Bill Blocks Implementation of EEOC Guidelines

On April 25, 2012, the EEOC released new guidelines regarding employers’ use of criminal conviction information in the employment process. In the wake of the release of these guidelines, the business community, as well as other interested parties, has indicated that the guidelines go way too far in their restriction of employers' use of criminal background information. Read more about House Appropriations Bill Blocks Implementation of EEOC Guidelines

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