Resources

  • Research/ Report
April 2021

This Advance CTE policy brief is designed to help states build better career pathways and offers promising practices for enhancing the career preparation ecosystem by leveraging labor market information (LMI) to align programs to high-skill, high-wage and in-demand occupations.

  • Guide/Tool
April 2021

The Virtual Internship Toolkit is a resource to help grow the number of high-quality virtual internship experiences for high school students by providing best practice-informed guidance that can support employers and school staff to develop programs more easily.

  • Guide/Tool
March 2021

This practice guide developed by the What Works Clearinghouse describes postsecondary CTE interventions and provides recommendations for supporting occupational skills training through career pathways.

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
March 2021

This policy brief from Credential Engine explores how full, open and transparent access to information about credentials and their value can be a crucial element of how states can work to dismantle inequitable systems.

  • Research/ Report
March 2021

This Urban Institute report presents data illustrating gaps in outcomes between learners of color and their White peers in online CTE postsecondary programs, identifies key challenges to improving outcomes for learners of color, and provides a framework for achieving those outcomes.

  • Research/ Report
March 2021

This report by Bellwether Education Partners and American Student Assistance provides a comprehensive assessment of work-based learning policies across the country.

  • Research/ Report
March 2021

This report from the Chicago Women in Trades National Center for Women's Equity in Apprenticeship and Employment explores challenges Latina and Black women face working in the construction industry and makes recommendations for creating a diverse and inclusive workforce that supports women of color.

  • 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.