This report documents the impacts three years after random assignment for the Workforce Training Academy Connect (WTA Connect) program. Operated between 2012 and 2015 by Des Moines Area Community College, WTA Connect aimed to help low-skilled adults improve their basic math and reading skills in order to engage in occupational training in fields such as healthcare, advanced manufacturing, and administrative support.
Hamadyk, Jill, and Randall Juras. 2021. Des Moines Area Community College’s Workforce Training Academy Connect Program: Three-Year Impact Report. OPRE Report 2021-98. Washington, DC: Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.