IET Healthcare Pathway

Submitted By: Thoibi Rublaitus

About Students Regional Consortium, Riverside


Type of Practice: Learner Transition

Program Area(s): ESL / EL Civics / Citizenship, CTE / Workforce Prep / Pre-apprenticeship

Region: Inland Empire

Consortia Involved: About Students Regional Consortium, Riverside

The Program of Practice

Integrated Education Training (IET) offerings that provide career pathways with living-wage potential.

The Response

Convert the Career Technical Education (CTE) Nurse Assistant Training Program (NATP) into an IET Healthcare Pathway.

The Unique Features of the Program

Over 50% of the Nurse Assistant Training Program (NATP) class comprises English language learners. The ELL support teacher collaborates with Relatable Learning, a software developer, for contextual language. Additionally, the program is made possible with community partnerships with two local healthcare businesses.

The Outcome

There were 75 applicants for the 15 seats. 11 out of the 15 were English language learners. Of the 15 total students, 11 have completed the program and are state certified.