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Learnings From TAACCCT
Equipping Community Colleges for Success

The following resources detail what we have learned to date through TAACCCT about effective strategies for serving adult learners at community colleges. For information on the TAACCCT National Evaluations, see the TAACCCT Evaluations page.



Strategy Resources

  • Apprenticeship Showcase: Explore a collection of resources supporting work-based learning and apprentices programs.
  • Field Guide of TAACCCT Innovations Showcase: Explore videos, stories, and project resources by project directors that provide innovations in workforce development.
  • Effective Employer Engagement Strategies Showcase: Explore exemplary strategies by TAACCCT-funded projects to deepen employer engagement at all levels of program design and implementation.
  • The Acceleration Strategies Series covers the TAACCCT grantees’ use of Prior Learning Assessment to accelerate credential attainment for adult students with considerable work experience and the models used by TAACCCT grantees to support underprepared adult learners.
  • Powerhouse Partnerships: Community Colleges and Workforce Boards Working Together describes the activities and strategies of a wide variety of partnerships between community colleges and workforce boards, with key takeaways that can help other colleges and workforce organizations solidify their collaborations and further their mutual goals.
  • The TAACCCT Sustainability Toolkit is designed to support the sustainability of the programs and innovations developed by grantees through the TAACCCT Program. 
  • The Innovations Leading to Career Success Webinar 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.
  • Voices of TAACCCT College Presidents is a podcast series in which community college presidents discuss the impact that TAACCCT has had on their colleges. The series explores the leadership mindset and strategic approach that the presidents have taken to scale and sustain the impact of TAACCCT at their institutions.
  • Accelerating Pathways to Careers for Adult Learners is a series of case studies highlighting accelerated program models and services designed for adult students at community colleges. The case studies are drawn from programs funded by the TAACCCT program and feature adult-friendly models for evidence-based strategies that help adult learners reenter school and find jobs.

Fact Sheets

The fact sheets found here illustrate some of the significant impacts that TAACCCT is having on community college and workforce systems across the country. We will update this material as new information becomes available.

  • Program Information: Offers an overview and key program information about TAACCCT, such as programs launched, participants enrolled, and credentials earned.
  • The Broad Reach of TAACCCT Funding: This map illustrates the broad reach of TAACCCT funding across the nation's community colleges. Find total funding for each state, and learn about the types of grants each state received.
  • A Catalyst for Systems Change: Find an overview of state consortium grants, which represent over half of TAACCCT funding, and the impact they are having at the state level.
  • Deepening Employer Engagement: This fact sheet provides examples of how TAACCCT grants are deepening employer engagement within industry sectors across the nation.
  • Community College Presidents' Voices on Impact: Hear directly from seven Community College presidents about how TAACCCT is impacting their institutions.
  • Open Educational Resources: A one-page overview of SkillsCommons.org, the online repository that makes the materials produced with TAACCCT funds available to ALL training providers.

Open Educational Resources

Online Resource Collections