Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST) Program

This research to practice brief illustrates the Washington State Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST) program. I-BEST incorporates adult basic education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) courses with technical training aligned with state career pathways. This program is considered a best practice model that has been studied and replicated elsewhere to accelerate learning of ESL students and help them achieve economic self-sufficiency.
Record Type: 
Research-To-Practice Brief
Publication Date: 
May, 2019
Date: 
May 2019
Source: 
Partner Resources
State: 
Washington
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Education and Training
    • Adult Basic Education
    • Career Pathways
    • English as a Second Language (ESL)
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