Resources

  • Guide/Tool
February 2020

This resource from the NGA defines what a high-quality work-based program looks like, explains the elements of long-term systems change needed for a high-quality program, and identifies strategies that can support each element of change.

  • Research/ Report
February 2020

This report by the National Education Policy Center explores the history of vocational education and makes recommendations to school districts and policy makers on how Career Technical Education can avoid the mistakes of the past. 

  • Research/ Report
February 2020

This research and report was commissioned by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation to better understand the current hiring landscape and provides recent trends.

  • Case Study
January 2020

This resource from Advance CTE examines Washington, Arkansas and Maryland’s digital approaches to educating, informing and building relationships with CTE learners.

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
January 2020

This report from Advance CTE, Asia Society, Longview Foundation, American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) and the Association of Career & Technical Education (ACTE) explores the role postsecondary institutions can play in advancing global competency.

  • Research/ Report
January 2020

This report from Advance CTE describes approaches that states are taking to partner across agencies to access and review labor market information; develop definitions for high skill, high wage and in demand; provide local flexibility, and disseminate the information widely to key audiences.

  • Research/ Report
January 2020

This paper, produced by Advance CTE, ACTE and ECS, is the seventh annual review of CTE and career-readiness policies in the states and territories. The report highlights notable legislation, board rules, executive actions and governor-led initiatives in each state.  

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
January 2020

This resource from Advance CTE examines key findings from a national survey that explored the attitudes of families and students of those currently enrolled in CTE and those who are prospective students and explores Georgia and North Dakota’s approaches to developing statewide messaging.