Web Sites: Federal Government Sites
American Competitiveness Initiative (ACI)
U.S. Department of Education
A President Bush initiative that supports research and development, education, and workforce training to ensure students of all ages are learning the necessary math, science, and foreign language skills to be successful in the 21st century workforce.
U.S. Department of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education
Supports national research, evaluation, demonstration, and technical assistance activities to prepare youth and adults for postsecondary education and the workforce. Offers a compilation of resources that examine workplace education programs and workforce development services offered by community colleges.
U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (ETA)
Targets youth, adults, and dislocated workers. Resources include a searchable database of ETA documents and memorandums, publications from the Office of Policy and Research on major worker groups, research publications on learning technologies and SCANS reports.
Workforce Education Special Collection
National Institute for Literacy (NIFL)
Offers a variety of resources, links, and directories on workforce education.
U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (ETA), the Center for Employment Security Education and Research (CESER), and the National Association of Workforce Boards (NAWB)
Offers professionals in economic development, education, business and industry, and public workforce systems tools and resources to identify and attract high-growth and high-demand jobs to their communities and to prepare workers for those jobs. Links to webinars, self-paced learning events, and a research and information database that includes best practices, case studies, project summaries and templates, presentations, and regional data. Also highlights effective strategies, partnerships, and educational programs at the local, regional, and state levels.