Panel Paper: Three-Year Impact Findings from Pathways to Healthcare, a PACE Career Pathways Program

Thursday, November 7, 2019
Plaza Building: Lobby Level, Director's Row H (Sheraton Denver Downtown)

*Names in bold indicate Presenter

Larry Buron and Karen N. Gardiner, Abt Associates, Inc.

Pima Community College in Tucson, Arizona received and HPOG grant to implement the Pathways to Healthcare Program. The program mapped 16 existing healthcare occupational training programs into five “pathways” and aspired to guide participants along these pathways. The program also included financial assistance, academic and non-academic advising, job search assistance, and compressed basic skills programs for those that needed it. This report analyzes the three-year+ experimental impacts on educational attainment, earnings and employment, and other life outcomes.