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WORKFORCE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IS ESSENTIAL TO CREATING SUCCESSFUL EMPLOYEES and building industries and regions. Career and technical educators can keep abreast of the latest trends and topics in workforce development with the following resources.

1 Reemployment Works!

Community of practice http://reemployment works. workforce3one.org

The 411: The Reemployment Works! Community of Practice is a place to share promising practices and network with colleagues in the workforce and economic development world. Participants include more than 50,000 registrants from areas such as business and industry, education and community-based organizations, it features a resource library with reports and best practices, a blog and region-specific information. The community is a project of Workfbrcc3One, which is sponsored by the U.S. Departmenl of Labor, Employment and 'I raining Administration.

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2 Workforce Development Twibe

www.twitter.com/actecareertech/ twibes-wkdev

The 411: ACTE has created this twibe, or group of Twitter users with a common interest, as a hub for pews and insight on workforce development issues. Visit the link above to learn what's going on in the workforce development world on Twitter and find Twitter users lo follow. The twibe pulls together into one convenient location Twitter postings from organizations such as the National Skills Coalition, publishers like Career Action Resources, regional and state workforce boards, and individual workforce and career development professionals.

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3 Career Convergence Magazine

E-magazine

www.ncda.org

The 411: This online magazine published by the National Career Development Association (XCDA) addresses topics in career development as it pertains to K-12, post secondary, nonprofit, government and other organizations. for example, a recent issue focused on a school-based collaborative career development program, group career counseling and career development grants for underserved populations. Published monthly, the free magazine is available to NCDA members automatically and to nonmembers via a subscription form. NCDA promotes career development throughout the lifespan.

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