Useful Links

Below is a list of additional resources, grouped by subject. While not a comprehensive list, it provides links to resources in federal agencies supporting rigorous research and evaluation in related fields, education and workforce research, and research and evaluation associations. It is updated periodically.

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Technical Assistance for TAACCCT Grantees

The TAACCCT Learning Network (TLN) is led by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, with comprehensive technical assistance provided by Jobs for the Future and its partners Maher & Maher and the American Association of Community Colleges. The TAACCCT repository at is developed and staffed by California State University/MERLOT. They are working in coordination with Creative Commons and CAST to help grantees fulfill the solicitation for grant application (SGA) requirements related to licensing, accessibility, universal design for learning (UDL), and quality instructional and program support materials. Additional topical technical assistance is provided by the National Science Foundation, Advanced Technological Education Centers.

  • TAACCCT Learning Network Community of Practice
  • Skills Common

Additional Resources on TAACCCT

  • TAACCCT Program Summary
  • TAACCCT Solicitation for Grant Announcements (for Rounds 1-4)
  • TAACCCT Grantee Program Finder
  • More about Round 4 TAACCCT grants

Federal Agencies Supporting Rigorous Education, Workforce and Training Evaluations

Department of Labor

  • Chief Evaluation Office
  • Employment and Training Administration
  • Adult Services Programs

Department of Education

  • Institute of Education Sciences
  • National Center for Education Statistics
  • Office of Vocational and Adult Education

Department of Health and Human Services

  • Administration for Children and Families
  • Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE)
  • OPRE – Health Profession Opportunity Grant (HPOG) Overview
  • Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation

Education and Workforce Research

  • Achieving the Dream
  • Breaking Through
  • Career Pathways Research
  • Clearinghouse for Labor Evaluation Research (CLEAR)
  • Community College Research Center
  • Center for Occupational Research and Development
  • Opening Doors
  • Pathways for Advancing Careers and Education Evaluation (formerly the Innovative Strategies for Increasing Self-Sufficiency Evaluation)
  • Transformative Change Initiative – Evaluation Collaborative
  • What Works Clearinghouse
  • Workforce Systems Strategies

Research and Evaluation Associations

  • American Evaluation Association
  • Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management
  • American Educational Research Association
  • Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness