Resources

  • Guide/Tool
September 2021

This Career Readiness Metrics Framework presents a comprehensive list of metrics that span middle school through adulthood and provides a standard for practitioners, policymakers and researchers to evaluate whether learners are on track for and progressing through their career pathways.

  • Guide/Tool
August 2021

This toolkit provides leaders with definitions of quality non-degree credentials, questions to consider when moving the criterion into action and a list of additional resources that can be used to support the understanding of each quality criterion.

  • Guide/Tool
August 2021

This toolkit provides state and local Career Technical Education (CTE) leaders with actionable resources, guidance and tools to ensure CTE learner voices are elevated and heard for the improvement of CTE policies and practices.

  • Guide/Tool
August 2021

The purpose of Brave Dialogues: A Guide to Discussing Racial Equity in Career Technical Education is to provide state Career Technical Education (CTE) leaders with language and tools to engage in discussion around racial equity in CTE.

  • Guide/Tool
July 2021

This toolkit helps districts, schools and community leaders who support a learner’s educational journey effectively communicate with families about today’s opportunities for success in college & career pathways.

  • Research/ Report
July 2021

The goal of the survey series is to understand and track the landscape of postsecondary competency based education (CBE) providing stakeholders with a better understanding of the current landscape.

  • Case Study
  • Guide/Tool
July 2021

This report from JFF with a select group of community college practitioners, makes the case for policymakers, employers and practitioners to invest in and strengthen short-term credentialing programs to rapidly retrain unemployed workers for better career prospects.

  • Guide/Tool
July 2021

The Colorado Job Quality Framework, a collaboration between local communities, employers and leaders, outlines the components of quality jobs in Colorado as well as key next steps for each partner in improving job quality across the state.