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Transitions Success Stories

See how other programs are providing pathways for students to transition into different programs, the workforce, and postsecondary education and training.

  • Using Distance Learning to Strengthen Access to Rural Healthcare Career Pathway Programs

    Using Distance Learning to Strengthen Access to Rural Healthcare Career Pathway Programs.

  • Points of Entry Pilot Promotes Career Pathways with the Workforce Skills Certification System

    The Points of Entry Pilot provides target populations with the training, education, and support services necessary to achieve industry-recognized credentials and sustainable employment.

  • Washington State I-BEST

    How I-BEST Works: Findings from a Field Study of Washington State’s Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training Program.

  • Transitions to Secondary Education

    Poway Adult School’s Transitions Class prepares ESL students for transition into ABE and ASE courses through intensive math, reading and writing instruction.

  • Searching for an Authentic Definition of Student Success

    ".....The CASAS system lets adult education faculty know who their students are, why they are in the program, and what their outcomes are, whether they be “completers” or “leavers.”

  • Vallejo Adult School Helps Students Succeed in the Workforce

    Vallejo Adult School helps students succeed in the workforce by blending workplace skills with basic academic skills.

  • Project Access

    Project Access is a structured program that provides a clear pathway for intermediate-level ESL students to earn an Early Childhood Education certification, and subsequently a job at local childcare/educational institutions. (Mt. Diablo Adult Education)

  • Fast Track to Employment Transition Program

    This class brings together GED, advanced ESL, high school diploma, and aspiring career tech education students to learn critical employment and soft skills. (Hayward Adult School)

  • ABE/ESL Transition Course

    The ABE/ESL Transition Course for intermediate high and advanced ESL students provides intensive instruction in public speaking, reading, vocabulary building, and composition. Students learn the skills they need to succeed in higher-level ABE courses, CTE programs, and in postsecondary education. (Fairfield Suisun)

  • Points of Entry Transition Program

    The "Points of Entry" program is designed to develop action plans for incarcerated adults to help them take advantage of educational and work opportunities and successfully transition back into the community. (Elk Grove USD Jail Program)

  • College Bound Transition Program

    The College Bound program gives individualized attention to ASE students to help promote their transition into postsecondary education. (Burbank Adult School)

  • STARS (Students Transitioning and Registering Services)

    The STARS Program is a comprehensive program to assist students transitioning into postsecondary education. (Rancho Santiago Community College District: Orange Education Center)

  • The Workplace Training Institute (WTI)

    This program highlights the importance of collaborations with local businesses and agencies. (Napa Valley Adult School)

  • Community Outreach Internship Program (COIP)

    This program provides a clear pathway for students to gain the skills necessary to obtain meaningful employment within the University of California San Francisco system. (Jewish Vocational Service)

  • ABE to CTE Pathways Program

    This program was restructured in response to budget cuts, shifting the program’s focus to transitions into Career and Technical Education programs. The new program has proven effective in transitioning students into workforce training programs quickly and successfully. (Sacramento City USD, Charles A. Jones Career and Education Center)

  • Using EL Civics Assessments to Prepare for Post-Secondary Transition

    This program has integrated their EL Civics curriculum into a transition program to help students progress from noncredit adult education classes into credit community college and vocational classes. (MiraCosta College)

  • Pathways to Employment through the Parolee Education Program

    This Pathways to Employment project is a shining example of the importance of comprehensive workforce transition programs that focus on both academic and soft skills. (Contra Costa County Office of Education, Parolee Project (Santa Fe Springs Site))

  • Le-Jao Center Bridges to Success Cohort Program

    The Bridges to Success Cohort Program provides the necessary mentoring, counseling, and, most importantly, peer-to-peer support necessary for successful transitions. (Coast Community College District)

  • TeamBuilders Academy Uses CASAS to Help Unemployed, Underserved, and Under-Skilled Workers

    TeamBuilders Academy (TBA) is a Prince George’s Community College Workforce Development Program that offers cohort-based accelerated adult career training.

  • Moving on Up Transitions Program

    The "Moving on Up" Transition Program informs students about different personal and professional options available to them after completing ESL, ABE and/or ASE courses. (Bakersfield Adult School)

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