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
April 2021

This resource discusses the new mechanisms in Perkins V to broaden and diversify the pipeline of prospective learners that enter secondary CTE programs by expanding CTE in the middle grades.

  • Research/ Report
April 2021

This resource discusses the mechanisms in Perkins V dedicated to closing equity gaps and addressing the individualized needs of each learner under Perkins V, as well as examples of how states are successfully approaching this work.

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
April 2021

This resource is designed to help states establish processes and routines for systematically engaging representatives of learners with special population status at the state level.

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
April 2021

This report explores state strategies to systematically engage business and industry leaders in support of CTE through Perkins V.

  • Research/ Report
April 2021

This resource discusses the mechanisms in Perkins V for cross-system collaboration, an overview of how this appears in Perkins V state plans and an example of how a state is ensuring that engagement is ongoing and will successfully achieve a shared vision for education and workforce.

  • Research/ Report
April 2021

This resource discusses the mechanisms in Perkins V that support teacher recruitment and retention, an overview of how this appears in Perkins V state plans and examples of how states are tackling the challenge of recruiting and retaining qualified and diverse CTE instructors.

  • Research/ Report
March 2021

This Advance CTE report provides a 5-step framework to address equity gaps in work-based learning by building a statewide infrastructure that enables cross-agency collaboration and prioritizes relationship building, data and accountability, quality, and extending social and cultural capital.

  • Guide/Tool
February 2021

This Policy Benchmark Tool is a comprehensive resource designed to assist state leaders in strengthening the quality and use of career readiness data. It provides a roadmap and tools for understanding the six elements of a high-quality career readiness data ecosystem.