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Empowering New Americans in Healthcare: The International Institute of Minnesota’s Medical Career Navigation

Empowering New Americans in Healthcare: The International Institute of Minnesota’s Medical Career Navigation

The healthcare industry remains a cornerstone of society; however, for many immigrants and refugees arriving in the United States, accessing and navigating the complex landscape of healthcare careers can be daunting. The International Institute of Minnesota (IIMN) has tailored the Medical Career Pathway to specifically meet the unique needs of these individuals. Read More

Labor Market Trends and Employer Engagement Strategy

Labor Market Trends and Employer Engagement Strategy

The North and South Regional Events included a session presented by DEED experts focused on employment trends and strategies Adult Education programs can harness to form strategic partnerships with employers. Read on for a recap of those presentations! Read More

Encourage Your Students to Consider a Caring Career!

Encourage Your Students to Consider a Caring Career!

Share the word with your Adult Education students: Employers are looking for people to provide care to elders and people with disabilities in your area. Working in home-, community- and facility-based care is a great opportunity for a person to discover if a Caring Career is the right path to take - while getting paid. No previous health care or social service experience is necessary for many positions. Read More

Introducing ATLAS Transitions Coordinator Carly Voshell

Introducing ATLAS Transitions Coordinator Carly Voshell

ATLAS is proud to announce its newest staff member, Carly Voshell! Carly fills a brand new position for us: that of Transitions Coordinator, helping us design and implement professional development activities around all things transitions - career pathways, ACES TIF, postsecondary and employer partnerships, and more! Read More

EdReady Personalizes and Improves Students’ Math and English Mastery

EdReady Personalizes and Improves Students’ Math and English Mastery

EdReady, a free tool available to Minnesota adult educators, personalizes and improves students' math and English mastery. Find out more, and join us for an EdReady webinar on May 11, 1:30-2:30 CST to learn more about the student experience and understand the details in the reports.  Read More

Our Journey to Integrated Education and Training (IET)

Our Journey to Integrated Education and Training (IET)

The MN Department of Corrections has a long history of providing adult basic education and career technical education to individuals who are incarcerated; thousands of men and women have graduated from our programs. Looking back on 35 years of education programming, we see the overall successes of our students as fuel enough to keep the development and implementation of new Integrated Education & Training (IET) programs moving forward. Read More

Empower to Educate: Aspiring Early Childhood Educators Receive Advising and Financial Support Through New Workforce Development Program

Empower to Educate: Aspiring Early Childhood Educators Receive Advising and Financial Support Through New Workforce Development Program

Entering any new career field is challenging, and the early childhood field is no exception. Fortunately, a new statewide program is here to help. Empower to Educate, a program of Child Care Aware of Minnesota, helps current and aspiring early childhood educators begin, advance, and sustain their career goals in child care. Read More

Spotlight on Professional Leadership Training

Spotlight on Professional Leadership Training

Professional Leadership Training is a class at International Institute of MN that focuses on soft skills utilized by managers, supervisors and leaders in the workplace. The 12-week class helps students develop leadership skills to advance in their careers. Read More

COMING SOON! Dev Ed/ABE Virtual Symposium on February 16

COMING SOON! Dev Ed/ABE Virtual Symposium on February 16

Mark your calendar for the first-ever FREE, virtual Dev Ed/ABE Symposium coming up on February 16 from 8:45am-12:30pm! Registration for "Improving Student Dev Ed Outcomes Through Highly Effective Partnerships with Adult Basic Education" opens on January 23, so watch for more information. Read More

Using the Three Rs for Adult Career Pathway Curriculum

Using the Three Rs for Adult Career Pathway Curriculum

The ATLAS online resource library of Adult Career Pathway (ACP) curricula is used widely across the state of Minnesota and around the country. The ACP library ensures broad sharing of curricular resources and avoids programs starting from scratch when they can utilize materials already developed. Read More