This toolkit, developed by Jobs for the Future, provides guidance to community colleges interested in developing a work-based course model. The guide walks users through six stages of program design and implementation.
This 50-state report explores policies related to dual enrollment faculty qualifications across the states. The report further details state strategies to help classroom instructors meet dual enrollment qualifications.
Excel in CTE was launched in 2012 to help students transition to postsecondary education and training by increasing industry-recognized credential attainment and dual enrollment. The program has grown substaintially since then, serving more than 10,000 students a year.
Kentucky is regarded as a leader in accountability and assessment, particularly when it comes to Career Technical Education (CTE). The commonwealth's accountability system, which was modified under ESSA, was designed to ensure student would graduate college and career ready.
Louisiana's Jump Start centers around public-private partnerships — regional teams of K-12, postsecondary and industry representatives come together to create course pathways in demanded fields, which include related workplace experiences and are anchored in an industry-recognized credential.