Advance CTE Reports

Resources created by Advance CTE across topic areas related to Career Technical Education (CTE). Includes reports, guide/tools, case studies, briefs and snapshots.

  • 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 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.

  • Snapshots
June 2021

This snapshot provides a summary of the priorities for Nashville, Tennessee's New Skills ready network team, focusing on establishing a shared understanding around systemic barriers to racial equity and developing a data-sharing agreement between secondary and postsecondary institutions.

  • Guide/Tool
June 2021

This guide from Advance CTE explains how to effectively use social media, explains how to integrate messages into social media posts, and highlights effective campaigns to promote CTE.

  • Research/ Report
June 2021

This annual report provides an overview of the early achievements and innovation from the first year of the New Skills ready network initiative.

  • Case Study
June 2021

This resource from Advance CTE is the third in a series of policy briefs centered on strengthening career pathways. It offers promising practices for leveraging the strengths of state and local leaders to cultivate sustainable, scalable partnerships and advance high-quality career pathways.

  • Snapshots
June 2021

This snapshot provides a summary of the priorities for Indianapolis, Indiana's New Skills ready network team, focusing on strengthening career pathways and creating data infrastructure to guide strategic planning.