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  • DOL YouthBuild Resource Image
    Posted 9/13/2016 7:46 PM by Jovonna Marcelle
    (Written by Jenn Smith, National Director of YouthBuild)
    Beginning with the 2015 YouthBuild grants, all YouthBuild programs are required partners of the WIOA One-Stop System. One of the components of this required partnership is that YouthBuild grantees may have to provide some funding to support the One-Stop system out of their YouthBuild grant funds.
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    Posted 9/13/2016 2:54 PM by Lisa Reddy
    Problem Based Learning: Collaborative, Student-Driven Learning in Real-World Contexts
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    Posted 8/9/2016 1:56 PM by Jovonna Marcelle
    Last week, presenters from YouthBuild USA reviewed the new YouthBuild Community of Practice on WorkforceGPS.
  • For Instructors
    Posted 7/27/2016 4:32 PM by Lisa Reddy

    (Written by Jason Marshal, Director of Education at YouthBuild USA)

    YouthBuild instructors are working to help YouthBuild learners reach higher standards on GED (General Educational Development), HiSET (High School Equivalency Test), TASC (Testing Assessing Secondary Completion), and high school diploma assessments across the country.  New tests more closely aligned with Common Core State Standards(CCSS) require educators to incorporate a range of instructional shifts into their classrooms.

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    Posted 7/26/2016 12:47 PM by Lisa Reddy
    In 2015, an estimated 1 out of 5 endangered runaways reported to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children were likely child sex trafficking victims.  Of those, 74% were in the care of social services or foster care when they ran.
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    Posted 7/11/2016 12:20 PM by Lisa Reddy
    Many programs conduct an orientation or “Mental Toughness” when they are considering enrolling a new group of participants, as either a last step before selection or the first step in team building among participants. The purpose of the orientation is to check each applicant’s “mental toughness” – his or her commitment to the program and inclination to work hard, follow instructions, and get along with others. 
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    Posted 5/4/2016 1:16 PM by Lisa Reddy

    So, you missed YouthBuild's Earth Day Webinar?  Now you have a chance to view the recording!

  • Apprenticeship Toolkit
    Posted 4/13/2016 11:51 AM by Lisa Reddy
    Connecting to Registered Apprenticeship Pathways for YouthBuild raises awareness for YouthBuild program staff in understanding Registered Apprenticeship, the benefits of creating a Registered Apprenticeship career pathway for youth, and methods for developing and strengthening partnerships that will advance participants’ transition to advanced training and employment with livable wages.