This series showcases strategies and resources of broad interest to community colleges and others engaged in career-focused education and training. Register now for upcoming webinars on career pathways, developmental education using competency-based education, affordable learning solutions, sustaining innovation, and apprenticeship.

The resources featured – such as Industry Expert to Expert Instructor (IE2EI) tools – are available on and were produced by grantees of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) program, funded by the U.S. Department of Labor in partnership with the U.S. Department of Education.


Make Industry Experts into Expert Instructors to Increase Student Success 

IE2EI on— the free and open digital library of workforce training materials—has produced videos, tools, and resources featuring exemplary teaching practices that educational institutions can easily adopt and adapt to produce successful transitions of industry experts into expert teachers.

Scaling Career Pathways in Wisconsin 

Learn about Wisconsin’s major statewide career pathway effort to align the programs of the 16 colleges in the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) with labor market needs, in partnership with secondary schools, workforce development and more.

Resources for Developmental Education Using Competency-Based Education (CBE)  

This webinar explores free resources available on to enhance Developmental Education programs using CBE.

Lowering the Cost of Course Materials with Free and Open Educational Resources 

Discover the wealth of free and open educational resources for career and technical training on, a “one-stop shop” for faculty, staff and trainers. 

Sustaining Grant-funded Projects for Long-term Success 

This webinar features several types of innovations and detail how they can be systematized for long-term success.

Free Resources for Apprenticeship & Work-based Learning 

This webinar will cover Open Educational Resources available on that were produced by community colleges partnering with employers across the country.You’ll learn about guides, reports, course materials, handbooks, and more. 

Building Strategic Alliances between College and Workforce Boards 

In this webinar, you will hear from three workforce development boards (WDBs) who have developed advanced partnerships with their community college system, and learn about a new guide, Powerhouse Partnerships: Community Colleges and Workforce Boards Working Together.