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.

  • Research/ Report
January 2022

This resource from Advance CTE is the fourth in a series of policy briefs centered on strengthening career pathways and offers promising practices for leveraging available federal, state and local funding sources through braiding.

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
November 2021

This brief highlights promising practices for ICAP implementation at the state and local levels and provides recommendations for further state and local work to scale ICAPs. 

  • Research/ Report
October 2021

This report provides tangible data points on employer attitudes toward Career Technical Education (CTE) and the positive return on investment CTE experiences provide for business and economic growth.

  • Guide/Tool
October 2021

This resource serves as the primary evaluation and initial planning tool for state CTE leaders to implement the principles of Without Limits: A Shared Vision for the Future of Career Technical Education through self-assessment questions, sample implementation steps, and an action planning template.

  • 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.