NCES has issued the first results from its follow-up of how 9th graders fared 2.5 years later, when most of the students were in the Spring term of 11th grade. The results include important findings on dropping out, progress by socioeconomic background, math scores, and students’ preparation and expectations for adulthood.
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Summary: Participants will be presented with scenarios in which they can leverage workforce and labor market information resources to develop or strengthen relationships with business partners. Pre-requisite: LMI Fundamentals Lesson One: Identifying Business’ Needs with LMI - After completing this lesson, participants will be able to: • Create opportunities for networking and sharing the possibilities or Labor Market Information with employers • Identify a variety of methods to identify and anticipate business needs • Understand the region and identify regional industries for targeted networking. Lesson Two: Meeting Business’ Needs with LMI - After completing this lesson, participants will be able to: • Identify and use the tools available to help business partners meet human resource challenges • Identify and use the tools available to help business partners meet business management challenges Lesson Three: Responding to Requests for Information – After completing this lesson, participants will be able to: • Use a variety of LMI tools to make a strong business case to attract new business to a region
Summary: Participants will receive a broad overview of labor market information, terminology, programs, products and services. Pre-requisite: None Lesson One: Basic Terms and Concepts - After completing this lesson, participants will be able to: • Contact the right people within Ohio Bureau of LMI based on their needs • Understand LMI terms, concepts and definitions Lesson Two: LMI Programs - After completing this lesson, participants will be able to: • Explain the basics of the BLS and ETA programs Lesson Three: LMI in Action - After completing this lesson, participants will be able to: • Navigate to LMI resources and data on the World Wide Web • Explain general uses of LMI for different customers
Summary: Participants will identify key LMI resources and assessment tools that will help the job seeker find meaningful career choices and be able make objective career decisions. Pre-requisite: LMI Fundamentals Lesson One: Documentation - After completing this lesson, participants will be able to: • Analyze a job seeker’s situation • Learn how to identify & document the job seekers’ unlikely to return to the same occupation or industry Lesson Two: Career Direction - After completing this lesson, participants will be able to: • Find Demand Occupations • Find Related Occupations • Use O*Net: Skills Transfer, By Tools and Technology background, and By Descriptor (Knowledge, skills, abilities, work activities, interests, and/or work values) Lesson Three: Training and Potential Employers - After completing this lesson, participants will be able to: • Identify a job seeker’s training needs • Learn how to locate training providers • Use LMI Tools to assist in the job search
This document provides critical training platform information that will be useful to others who wish to replicate the remote e-Learning approach the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services Office of Workforce Development's Bureau of Labor market Infromation developed. The eLearn Grant Deliverables are designed to be “plug-and-play” to ensure the flexibility for states to insert their own customized information or update information as needed. The contents of each toolkit* are organized by module and then by lesson and include: data tool demonstration videos, Microsoft Power Point presentations, training scripts, desk aid materials, promising practice materials, and live demonstration instructions and related web content links. The toolkits are housed in pdf portfolios. An overview of each toolkit, including a module specific forward, module specific contents list, and system requirements, is included at the beginning of each toolkit pdf portfolio. **Toolkits are best viewed in Adobe Acrobat Reader 10.0 or above. Toolkit1 - Adding Value for Employers, in pdf Toolkit2 - Economic Development and Recovery, in pdf Toolkit3 - Fundamentals of LMI, in pdf Toolkit4 - Assessment and Career Planning, in pdf A web based downloadable version of this package is available at http://lmistaging/eLearn/eLearn.htm
The goal of this 20 minute Breeze recording session is to provide an audio and visual introduction to each the Ohio versions of the Transforming LMI into Service Delivery e-Learning curriculum and modules. The objective is to make the material more accessible to potential replicators. In addition, this will provide a quick way for replicators to understand and appreciate the differences in the approach taken by the states. This will be supported by standard operating procedures, instruction sheets, PowerPoint presentations and slide-shows, and other materials. Each of the Translating LMI into Service Delivery e-Learning curriculum developers will briefly discuss how they approached modification and customization of the original material to meet the state’s need. The moderator will provide background on the development of the original LMI e-Learning curriculum by the ETA technical assistant team that included subject matter experts and professional instructional designers in 2009 and 2010. The moderator will also provide information on the approach ETA used to field test, customize, and roll-out the e-learning modules for state use in 2010 and 2011. The balance of the recording will be dedicated to Q and A, ending with the identification of a state and Federal contact for further questions or assistance. Copy the following hyperlink to your Internet Browser to start the Benchmark Version Breeze Recording. https://www.workforce3one.org/ws/www/Folders/3001123837125646756/webinar.htm
The Population Reference Bureau has prepared a series of extremely useful tables and maps on the 13 Appalachian states (the maps depict the region’s 420 counties) using combined 2007-2011 Census Bureau American Community Survey data. Issued by the Appalachian Regional Commission, the study includes chapters on the region’s labor force, educational attainment, income and poverty, and migration patterns as well as other demographic and housing data.