Resources

  • Snapshots
June 2021

This snapshot provides a summary of the priorities for Boston, Massachusetts' New Skills ready network team, focusing on building a systems-change mindset among the cross-sector team and developing common and foundational definitions to signal their commitment to equity.

  • Snapshots
June 2021

This snapshot provides a summary of the priorities for Dallas, Texas' New Skills ready network team, focusing on developing a community-aligned view of labor market information (LMI) and creating a collaborative approach to work-based learning supported by a virtual internship toolkit.

  • Research/ Report
June 2021

This report from ExcelinEd investigates what parents and students know and perceive about credentials and college and career pathways. CTE leaders will find this report useful to learn what types of support and information families need to successfully navigate available pathways.

  • 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 tool from the Wisconsin Technical College System can be used to assess the adoption of best practices for increasing the enrollment and retention of learners who are nontraditional based upon their gender for an occupational program. 

  • 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
May 2021

This resource from the Community College Resource Center is a series of studies that offer strategies for states and community colleges to address the needs of historically marginalized learners of color in pursuing postsecondary education and training. 

  • Research/ Report
May 2021

 This report from the Center for Promise at America's Promise Alliance highlights results from a national study to better understand young people’s perspectives on their employment experiences duri