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Peck, Laura R.; Litwok, Daniel; Walton, Douglas; Harvill, Eleanor; Werner, Alan – Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 2019
In 2010, the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded the first round of five-year Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG 1.0) to 32 organizations in 23 states; five were tribal organizations. The purpose of the HPOG Program is to provide education and training to Temporary…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Student Financial Aid, Grants, Federal Aid
Cook, Rachel; Hamadyk, Jill; Zeidenberg, Matthew; Rolston, Howard; Gardiner, Karen – Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 2018
This report provides early evidence on the implementation and impacts of the Madison Area Technical College Patient Care Pathway program, which aimed to help low-skilled students in the Madison, Wisconsin, area access occupational training in the growing healthcare sector. The Patient Care Pathway program adapted and linked existing programs at…
Descriptors: Technical Institutes, Career Pathways, Allied Health Occupations Education, Program Implementation
Hamadyk, Jill; Zeidenberg, Matthew – Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 2018
This report documents the implementation and early impacts of the Workforce Training Academy Connect (WTA Connect) program, operated by Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) in Des Moines, Iowa. WTA Connect aimed to help low-income, low-skilled adults access and complete occupational training that can lead to increased employment and higher…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Career Pathways, Program Implementation, Program Effectiveness
Martinson, Karin; Copson, Elizabeth; Gardiner, Karen; Kitrosser, Daniel – Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 2018
This report documents the implementation and early impacts of the Carreras en Salud (Careers in Health) program, operated by Instituto del Progreso Latino, in Chicago, Illinois. The Carreras en Salud program is one promising effort aimed at helping low-income, low-skilled adults access and complete occupational training that can lead to increased…
Descriptors: Career Development, Program Implementation, Hispanic Americans, Organizations (Groups)
Fein, David; Hamadyk, Jill – Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 2018
This report documents the implementation and early impacts of Year Up--a national sectoral training program for urban young adults aged 18-24. Operated by an organization of the same name, Year Up provides six months of full-time training in the IT and financial service sectors followed by six-month internships at major firms. The full-time…
Descriptors: National Programs, Young Adults, Urban Youth, Job Training
Gardiner, Karen; Rolston, Howard; Fein, David; Cho, Sung-Woo – Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 2017
This report documents the implementation and early impacts of the Pathways to Healthcare program, operated by Pima Community College in Tucson, Arizona. Pathways to Healthcare is one promising effort to help low-income, low-skilled adults access and complete occupational training that can lead to increased employment and higher earnings. It is one…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Allied Health Occupations Education, Credentials, Academic Advising
Rolston, Howard; Copson, Elizabeth; Gardiner, Karen – Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 2017
This report provides evidence on the implementation and early impacts of one promising effort to meet the needs of low-income students and local employers for skilled workers, the Valley Initiative for Development and Advancement (VIDA). VIDA, a community-based organization, is one of nine career pathways programs in the Pathways for Advancing…
Descriptors: Career Pathways, Program Implementation, Program Effectiveness, Low Income Students