career ladders

career ladders

 
the organization of education or experience for health care professionals so that they may increase their expertise and receive recognition for professional development.
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DEVELOP CAREER LADDERS FOR TEACHERS AND SCHOOL LEADERS.
Career ladders provide the developmental, grade-building experiences that qualify employees for non-competitive promotion to the next level but also require them to meet one-year time-in-grade requirements and demonstrate the ability to perform at the next level.
The med-tech career ladders worked well enough that we went on to develop a technical-laboratory-associate career ladder for that group of lab employees.
In much of the service sector, additional training offers meager rewards because career ladders are scarce.
Shoreline Community College in a suburb of Seattle is working with employers and people moving off welfare to create career ladders in four occupational clusters.
These difficulties may in part result from the fact that the FBI's career ladder for intelligence analysts is truncated compared with similar career ladders at some other federal agencies.
Design principles and guidelines of effective career ladders are as follows: (1) a demand-driven workforce intermediary plays a leadership role; (2) career ladders acknowledge the needs of employers as the central determinant of required skills and training and build relationships among firms and providers of workforce development services; (3) career ladders demonstrate clear pathways entry-level, to intermediate level, to professional within a single firm or through a network of participating employers; and (4) career ladders provide pathways or structures for employers to "grow" or find workers that meet their business needs.
Teaching would gain some of the accoutrements of a profession, such as career ladders that enable teachers to gain in status and pay without leaving the classroom; master teachers would design training programs and supervise no vices.
These roles rob superintendents, principals and other district leaders of the staffing authority to shape a mission-driven faculty, and grant union leaders the power to short-circuit any reform efforts affecting teacher compensation or employment, including merit pay, differentiated staffing, alternative certification, career ladders and the like.
For example, Project QUEST in San Antonio is also building career ladders to help its city address the tremendous shortage of healthcare workers.
The National Clearinghouse, developed by the Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute in cooperation with the Direct Care Alliance, conducts surveys and studies analyzing workforce issues such as recruitment and training, career ladders, staffing ratios, wage pass-throughs, and other vehicles for ensuring a quality working environment for direct-care workers.
We gave administration direction to create career ladders in areas that do not have it.

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