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Workforce development programs and businesses across the country are using CASAS to establish comprehensive performance accountability systems, address core indicators of performance, integrate literacy and occupational skill instruction, and evaluate the effectiveness of training programs.

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

The Points of Entry (POE) Pilot (www) was launched in partnership with the US Department of Education Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE) and the Open Society Foundation. The project aims to promote the development of career pathways and transition programs for low-skilled adults, 6th to 8th grade level equivalent (GLE), and prisoners in re-entry at 6th to 12th GLE. Contra Costa County Office of Education (CCCOE) and Elk Grove Adult and Community Education (EGACE) have received funding to develop or enhance programs and services, providing target populations with the training, education, and support services necessary to achieve industry-recognized credentials and sustainable employment.

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