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Adult Education Dictionary: Vocational/Workforce

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21st Century Skills   The cross-disciplinary skills necessary for success in the 21st century, such as critical-thinking, problem-solving, communication, creativity, and teamwork...  
231 Agency   Section 231 of Title II, Adult Education and Family Literacy, of the Workforce Investment Act relates to grants and contracts for eligible providers...  
Academic and Career Education Transition Centers (ACET)  A proposed new structure for California adult education found in the draft Strategic Plan (October 2010). ACET Centerw will be designed to efficiently...  
Adult Education Act (AEA)  The Adult Education Act was enacted in 1966 as a part of the Great Society programs of President Lyndon Johnson. Established to create adult education...  
Adult Education Block Grant (AEBG) 

The 2015-2016 State Budget appropriated $500 million to the California Community College Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO) and the California Department...  

Advisory Board   A group of volunteers made up primarily of industry, education, and, where appropriate, parent, student, and other community representatives that meets...  
All Aspects of Industry   As defined by the School-to-Work Opportunities Act, the term "all aspects" of an industry refers to "all aspects of the industry or industry sector a...  
American Society for Training Development (ASTD)  ASTD is a professional association and leading resource on workplace learning and performance issues. ASTD provides information, research, analysis and...  
American Vocational Association (now the Association for Career and Technical Education) (AVA)  The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE), formerly known as the American Vocational Association (AVA) is the largest national education...  
Apprenticeship (Registered)   Registered apprenticeship describes those programs that meet specific federally approved standards designed to safeguard the welfare of apprentices. The...  
Apprenticeship Program   Apprenticeship programs combine on-the-job experience with short periods of formal, technical instruction in designated trades....  
Association for Career and Technical Education (formerly the American Vocational Association) (ACTE)  The Association for Career and Technical Education, formerly the American Vocational Association (AVA) is the largest national education association dedicated...  
Basic Skills   Basic skills include the academic foundation skills in reading, writing, mathematics, and English as a Second Language, as well as learning skills and...  
Broad Area of Responsibility (BAR)  The critical functions that an adult performs within the role to achieve the role's key purpose. They represent large segments of role performance and...  
California Association of Health Careers Educators (CAHCE)  California Association of Health Careers Educators is a statewide organization, whose mission is to promote: Professional Growth, Networking, Leadership,...  
California Association of Regional Occupational Centers/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...  
California Association of Work Experience Educators (CAWEE)  The California Association of Work Experience Educators (CAWEE) was formed to establish and maintain guidelines for professional conduct; to provide inservice...  
California Business Association (CBEA)  The California Business Association is a grass roots, volunteer driven, non-profit small business advocacy organization. Its mission is to provide small...  
California Career Development Association (CCDA)  The California Career Development Association (CCDA) is a professional organization whose membership is inclusive of ALL career development service providers,...  
California Career Resource Network (CalCRN)  California Career Resource Network, formerly known as the California Occupational Information Coordinating Committee (COICC), is an interagency, state-level...  
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