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.

  • Policy
October 2022

This brief provides framing and promising local and state practices to embed family engagement systems, structures, policies and processes to build the capacity to form trusting, deeper partnerships that are integrated into all aspects of improvement strategies for career pathways.

  • Case Study
August 2022

This brief addresses the importance of a unifying vision for education and workforce that draws upon and regularly uses postsecondary CTE data to measure progress and guide state policy and practice.

  • Case Study
August 2022

This brief, the second in the series, advances a theory of change that centers the learner experience in strategies to improve institutional data collection and use and strengthen college information management systems.

  • Guide/Tool
July 2022

This tool, developed by workgroup members representing various state agencies, advances that any policy — be it regulatory, legislative or programmatic — related to the effective development and implementation of CPL should include and/or address five core elements.

  • Research/ Report
June 2022

This brief outlines the key barriers for English Learners (ELs) to access and succeed in high-quality CTE programs, and provides five recommendations to leverage federal and state resources to lower and remove these barriers.

  • Guide/Tool
June 2022

Effective work-based learning (WBL) toolkits foster understanding between industry partners and states and create a useful resource for centralizing WBL goals, language and means of implementation.

  • Research/ Report
May 2022

Learners with disabilities stand to strongly benefit from participation in CTE when programs are designed to support their needs.

  • Research/ Report
March 2022

This 50-state report reveals key findings on how EPSOs serve CTE learners and provides recommendations for state leaders to leverage state infrastructure and collaboration to advance equity in these experiences.