Illinois Shifting Gears Meeting: Bridge Programs in Illinois: Past, Present and Future
June 14, 2011
Abigail Newcomer, policy analyst with the Workforce Development team at CLASP, will present at the Illinois Shifting Gears Meeting, Adult Bridge Programs in Illinois: Past, Present and Future in Champaign, Ill June 14 at 10:45 a.m. CST. Ms. Newcomer’s panel will focus on the three core elements of bridge programs, and her presentation will look at an integrated approach to providing workforce services, income and work supports, and financial literacy and asset building programs. She will also provide examples of community colleges using the approach to boost postsecondary retention and completion among non-traditional students.