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Developing Education Initiative Study

Research indicates that students are less likely to persist in postsecondary education the longer they are in remedial courses. Often, students drop out when they are not progressing toward credit-bearing courses that lead to an eventual degree or certificate attainment. Educational providers in Ohio are working together to create a seamless system that ensures a student’s success.

A Survey of Transitions in ABLE

Ohio continues to work toward an integrated educational system for adult learners, a system that encourages aspirations beyond the GED to postsecondary education and employment. So, how are Adult Basic and Literacy Education (ABLE) programs faring in the push to move students beyond the GED into post-secondary education and employment?

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Dr. Norton Achieves Emeritus Status

Dr. Bob Norton, DACUM and SCID Program Director, was awarded the title Professor Emeritus by The Ohio State University Board of Trustees. Raised on a dairy farm in northwest New York, Dr. Norton earned his bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees from Cornell University. Dr. Norton began his employment with The Ohio State University in 1971 as an assistant professor in what was then the Department of Agricultural Education specializing in competency based education.

WebXam Serves Thousands of Students in 20 States

Since 2001, CETE has operated WebXam™, Ohio's secure, web-based system for the delivery, data tracking and reporting of assessments designed to measure technical knowledge and skill attainment.

Ohio Teaching Professions Pathway: Webxam Portfolio Rating System

The use of alternative assessment systems has grown with the creation of new career fields and pathways. Such growth places a premium on data collection to support such innovations. CETE staff, supported by the Ohio Department of Education, recently created an online portfolio rating system to support the Education and Training Career Field, Teaching Professions Pathway. This pathway supports secondary students interested in exploring the teaching profession.

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