Technical Assistance Tools

Technical Assistance Tools

Each year the NRS support project develops products and tools for state adult education staff and local providers to supplement their own information and knowledge of the NRS. Our most recent tools include the LEAP I & II toolkits to assist with understanding changes to the NRS as a result of WIOA implementation.  Check here for relevant products and tools.

Related Resources

NRS Technical Assistance (TA) Guide. This document outlines the history and overview of the NRS, provides definitions of core and secondary measures; describes the NRS data flow process; provides guidance on data collection, data matching and quality control; and discusses NRS reporting requirements.

NRS Tips: Adult Education Participants in Distance Education. This tip sheet summarizes the requirements from the NRS TA Guide for defining, reporting and testing distance education participants, including new allowances for virtual testing.

Demonstrating Success: A Technical Assistance Guide for Collecting Postexit Indicators. This guide serves as a technical assistance resource for state and local staff to understand the postexit indicators and suggests ways to improve the quality of these data.