Institute 2016: Shifts in Instruction for WIOA Implementation


Mon, 05/23/2016 - Thu, 05/26/2016
Mon, 05/30/2016 - Thu, 06/02/2016

Institute 2016 

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) will change the landscape of adult education.  To prepare for the changes, Institute focused on how WIOA should look in the classroom.  Topics included:

  • WIOA classroom basics
  • Transitioning to postsecondary education 
  • Digital literacy
  • Teaching contextually with content standards
  • Providing career focused instruction


Institute 2016 Links

WIOA Friendly Lesson Plans

Institute 2016 Agenda

Best of Boone

Nancye Gaj: WIOA from the System Office Perspective Video

Notes: Nancye Gaj: WIOA from the System Office Perspective

Common Curriculum Lesson Planning Resource

Career Pathways Gap Analysis

Gap Analysis Planning Sheet

WIOA's 13 Considerations

WIOA's 13 Considerations in Plain English

Mary Ferrell - Telling Your Story

Mary Ferrell - Teaching English/LA in Context

Jeff Goodman's Website

Jeff Goodman - Teaching Math and Science in Context

Steve Schmidt - WIOA Strategies for Low Level Learners and Small Programs

"Tier 1" Career Pathways Option

Other Small Program Options

Statewide Healthcare Writing Curriculum

Literacy Councils - I Need a Job!

I Need a Job! Orientation

I Need a Job! Skills Assessment

Laurie Weston - Key Features of a WIOA Based Program

Laurie Weston - Slides: Key Features of a WIOA Based Program

Anita Green - Preparing Students to Transition to College Powerpoint

6 Word Memoir

Four Corners Questions

Gerald Parker - Keys to Unlock Relationships

What Our Students Need Now

Who Are We? Adult Educators

World Cafe Guidelines

Matthew Brown/Brandy Brown - Classroom Websites to Build Digital Literacy

Week 1 Video

Week 2 Video



Institute 2016 Homework

Institute 2016 Homework Packet

Contextualizing Adult Education Instruction to Career Pathways

Contextualization: Creating Career Infused Classrooms

Jeff Goodman's Course Intro Video

Contextualized Healthcare Module

Contextual Lesson Planning Guide


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Integrating Soft Skills

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