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Minnesota's Essential Skills Credential

Minnesota’s Essential Skills Credential program is for English Language Learning (ELL) students. If you complete the ELL program, you will earn an Essential Skills Credential from the state of Minnesota Department of Education.

Please read the entire article at: http://escurriculum.spps.org/Students.html

Watch the Essential Skills Credential video: http://escurriculum.spps.org/sites/0986df53-fb39-4fa2-816b-03b698926774/uploads/ESC_Promo.m4v

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The Need: Entry-level workers with the skills to move up

The National Institute for Literacy estimates that businesses lose more than $60 billion in productivity each year because of employees' basic skill deficiencies. A skilled workforce is essential to a company's success.

  • Increase job productivity and employee retention
  • Reduce conflict and tension on the job
  • Reduce expenses for recruiting and training

Workers with strong basic skills learn independently, benefit from training, take on new responsibilities, and move up the career ladder.

  • In- and out-of-school high school level students preparing to enter the workforce
  • Adults transitioning to employment or reentering the workforce
  • Incumbent workers documenting their skills

How do you know if candidates have the right skills for the job?

The Solution: Assessments that document the right skills, right now

Use CASAS assessments to find the workers with the right skills.

  • Identify skill gaps
  • Document specific and effective workplace behaviors and job-related skills
  • Focus on instructional recommendations and document progress

See how other businesses are using CASAS to find the right workers with the right skills. 

Choose employees who will succeed! Use these resources to help you find the right workers, right now:

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