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HANDS OF SERVE. TEAM A: ELIZABETH ANDREWS ALICIA KIMMEL DOHNYALE PALMER AISSATA ZERBO Innovative Program Brief AET 510 November 16, 2013 Devin Andrews.

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1 HANDS OF SERVE

2 TEAM A: ELIZABETH ANDREWS ALICIA KIMMEL DOHNYALE PALMER AISSATA ZERBO Innovative Program Brief AET 510 November 16, 2013 Devin Andrews

3 PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Hands of Serve is a Texas program developed in Program focus is the specific needs and expectations of adult learners. Incorporates industry-based terminology into an academic curriculum.

4 HISTORICAL CONTEXT Driven by the need for an educated adult workforce Based on the CTTC Response to Senate Bill 280 Answers employment demands for the community Provides an answer to educating Adult ELL and Adult Technical learners

5 ANDRAGOGICAL ASPECTS Allows students to achieve their goals Helps them with job readiness Helps adults excel in the workforce Gives students relevant education skills

6 FUTURE EFFECTS Tailored skills for adult learners: Use of industry specific terminology built into curriculum Fostering an early understanding of specific industries Results in specialized adult students ready for the job market

7 FUTURE EFFECTS CONTINUED Educational skills tailored to the current job market Partnership between career services department and key industry leaders Employers contribute input to programs, based on needs Guaranteed employment for graduating students

8 REFERENCES Adult Literacy Training (GED) Programs. (n.d.). College of Health Professions and Social Work |. Retrieved November 24, 2013, from programshttp://chpsw.temple.edu/cspcd/programs/adult-literacy-training-ged- programs Currie, K. (2004, December). Workforce Collaboration at Education Service Center (ESC), Region VI. Texas Center for the Advancement of Literacy & Learning, 9(1) Kelderman, E. (2013). In texas, technical colleges are banking on student earnings. The Chronicle of Higher Education, Retrieved from Moore, C. (2004). Innovative Adult Education Program Launched (Adult Education, Local Work Source Centers, and Central Texas Technology Center Partner). Texas Adult and Family Literacy Quarterly, 9(1). Retrieved November 10, 2013, from 04/dec04e.htm&strip=1 04/dec04e.htm&strip=1

9 REFERENCES Strain, C. E. (2000). Workforce development in north texas community colleges. (Order No , Texas A&M University - Commerce). ProQuest Dissertations and Theses,, p. Retrieved from ( ) State Assessment and Goal Setting/Attainment Policy for Adult Education. (2013). Retrieved from Texas Center for the Advancement of Literacy & Learning. ( ). TWC Adult Education Transition. Retrieved from Texas Workforce Commision. (2013). Adult Education and Literacy. Retrived fromhttp://www.twc.state.tx.us/svcs/adultlit/adult-basic-education.htmlhttp://www.twc.state.tx.us/svcs/adultlit/adult-basic-education.html Texas Workforce Investment Council. (2010). A Primer on Adult Education In Texas.(p.13-16). Retrieved from


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