Each month we will focus on a topic of high interest for the field.
This month we are sharing journal articles, archived webinars, and resources highlighting WIOA. Download the complete annual schedule of topics ( HERE).

The 2014 Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA) legislation has some potential drawbacks, including undermining access to services for adult learners who struggle with basic reading skills. In this month's Forum pieces, Amy Pickard describes the potential negative impacts on low-scoring adult readers and the programs that serve them.  Debra D. Bragg responds, taking a somewhat more optimistic position on the impact of the new legislation.  

COABE Journal Summer 2016 Issue 
WIOA: Implications for Low-Scoring Adult Learners (Read the Article

COABE Journal Summer 2016 Issue
Is WIOA Good for Adult Learners?
 ( Read the Article)

Tell us what you think! Rate these articles on the COABE App ( HERE).  Articles are free of charge. You may purchase a full hard copy edition ( HERE).

Developing Human Capitol in the Age of WIOA  ( Watch the Webinar)

WIOA Title II: Quality Information= Quality Services ( Watch the Webinar)

Better Together: Local Partnerships at Work That Work ( Download Webinar Resources  )

WIOA at the Local Level: What's Next?
( Download Webinar Resources)

Access archived webinars and resources on WIOA by national level presenters and experts ( HERE).  

Filling in the WIOA Gap: an ESL/ABLE Live Binder with FREE Career, Civics, and Workforce Prep Curriculum for the WIOA Classroom
Libraries and Literacies are Synonymous: Let's talk about WIOA and its impacts on libraries, adult education & workforce development programs creating vital partnerships
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WIOA Integrated Education & Training Model Programs ( Download)

Access and rate more FREE resources ( HERE) on the Adult Educator's Resource.

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