Professional Development

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Teaching Contextually

Teaching Contextually provides an overview of the REACT model that promotes five key learner engagement strategies and provides templates for developing contextual lessons that help students make meaningful connections between abstract ideas and practical workplace applications.


Teaching Employability Skills contains activities, student handouts, assessment rubrics, and annotated slides for teaching essential workplace skills. Suggestions for adaptation offer examples from several different career pathways illustrating the use of employability skills.


The Adjunct Faculty Roadmap contains curated resources on important college teaching topics. "A Week at a Glance" is a great place for new instructors to start, followed by the six major sections containing helpful links with examples and strategies, expert advice, articles, and supporting evidence.


Exploring Stackable Credentials offers career pathways teams and career and technical educators an in-depth look at the building blocks for industry-informed credentials aligned to in-demand skills and good jobs. Stackable credentials promote secure employment, lifelong learning, and career advancement.