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Adult Education Dictionary: Vocational/Workforce

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California Community College Association for Occupational Education (CCCAOE)  CCCAOE's purpose is to promote public recognition of vocational education and economic development activities; to develop partnerships with community...  
California Industrial and Technology Education Association (CITEA)  CITEA’s mission is to provide services and support to Industrial Technology Education (ITE), Vocational Education, and ROP teachers, students, and administrators...  
California Regional Occupational Programs (CAROCP)  The mission of the California Association of Regional Occupational Centers and Programs (CAROCP) is to support ROCP's in providing exemplary career development...  
Career and Technical Education (CTE)  Career technical education programs (formerly called vocational education) are found in high schools and community colleges as well as adult schools...  
Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998   The Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998 was signed into law on October 31, 1998. The law offers vocational education greater...  
College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education (CCR)  The work is the result of a nine-month process that examined the Common Core State Standards from the perspective of adult education. It was funded to...  
College and Career Transitions Initiative (CCTI)  The College and Career Transitions Initiative was a multiyear effort that brought community colleges together with secondary schools, employers, and four-year...  
Comprehensive Employment and Training Act of 1973 (CETA)  The Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) of 1973 Provided reimbursement of CETA employee training costs to the private sector by the Labor...  
Continuous Improvement Measure (CIM)  An assessment planning tool and evaluation instrument for comprehensive literacy and workplace literacy programs. It assists agencies with identifying...  
Curricular Integration   A series of strategies used to connect the content of one or more academic and CTE courses so that what is learned in one discipline is combined with...  
Department of Labor (DOL)  The Department of Labor fosters and promotes the welfare of the job seekers, wage earners, and retirees of the United States by improving their working...  
Dictionary of Occupational Titles (DOT)  The Dictionary of Occupational Titles was created by the Employment and Training Administration of the United States Department of Labor. It has been...  
Economic Opportunity Act of 1964   The Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 (P.L. 88-452) provided opportunity for education and training to combat poverty using the programs established under...  
EFF Content Standards   EFF content standards specify what adults need to know and be able to do as a result of their participation in adult literacy and lifelong learning pr...  
EFF Performance Standard   EFF performance standards specify "how good is good enough." They indicate both the nature of the evidence, such as an essay, mathematical proof, scientific...  
EFF Standards   The Equipped for the Future initiative is based on a vision of standards-based reform. These standards clarify the pathway for adults to achieve the four...  
Employability Skills   Employability skills are those skills that are related to a person getting and keeping a job, or making advancements in their current job....  
Employer-Sponsored Skill Training (ESST)  ESST is job training by employers, unions, and the government....  
Employment Development Department (EDD)  EDD provides California employees and employers with an online job and résumé bank (CalJOBS), which boasts thousands of job openings and the largest pool...  
Employment Training Provider List (ETPL)  California's Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL) was established in compliance with the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998. The purpose of the...  
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