The Nebraska Developing Youth Talent Initiative (NDYTI) connects seventh and eighth graders to work-based learning opportunities in the manufacturing and information technology (IT) industries in Nebraska.
Middle Tennessee State University utilizes the student success management system technology, which helps with analysis of student data over time. This analysis provides predictive scores so that faculty can identify the students who are at risk of dropping out and intervene.
The Community College Petrochemical Initiative in Texas, with funding from ExxonMobil, addresses workforce development in the Texas Gulf Coast. One piece of this initiative is community college faculty externships with industry employees.
San Jacinto College joined the Pathways Project (coordinated by the AACC) and through this initiative planned out a trajectory for each degree and certificate program that will lead the student through educational attainment to career opportunities after graduation.
Washington State created Direct Transfers Agreements across all public colleges. This guarantees that a student who obtains a DTA associate degree from a public community or technical college will have completed the core requirements of a public four-year institution.
Iowa's Work-based Learning Intermediary Network aligns career interests of secondary and postsecondary students with the necessary postsecondary experiences for that career.The program offers work-based learning opportunities in order to prepare students for the workforce.