An evaluation of current levels and types of adult education programs within its region, including education for adults in correctional facilities; credit, noncredit, and enhanced noncredit adult education coursework; and programs funded through Title II of the federal Workforce Investment Act, known as the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (Public Law 05-220).
An evaluation of current needs for adult education programs within its region.
Plans for parties that make up the consortium to integrate their existing programs and create seamless
transitions into postsecondary education or the workforce.
Plans to address the gaps identified pursuant to paragraphs (1) and (2).
Plans to employ approaches proven to accelerate a student’s progress toward his or her academic or career goals, such as contextualized basic skills and career technical education, and other joint programming strategies between adult education and career technical education.
Plans to collaborate in the provision of ongoing professional development opportunities for faculty and other staff to help them achieve greater program integration and improve student outcomes.
Plans to leverage existing regional structures, including, but not necessarily limited to, local workforce investment areas.