Career Advisement

Resources on topics such as guidance, counseling, guided pathways, student supports, coaching, individualized learning plans, career awareness and exposure and mentorships

  • Report/Case Study
  • Guide/Tool
April 2017
This report, from Advance CTE, draws on national survey data to explore the attitudes of parents and students currently involved in CTE, as well as prospective  CTE parents and students, to better understand the promise and opportunity of CTE.  
  • Report/Case Study
October 2015

This national study from the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) provides a national overview of how states and schools have designed and leveraged individualized learning plans, including state-specification information and resources.

  • Report/Case Study
January 2016

This report from Advance CTE and ACTE takes a state-by-state look at CTE-related policies passed in 2015, while drawing out major themes and trends from the year.

  • Report/Case Study
May 2016

This policy brief from Education Strategy Group explores strategies states are using to identify students who are at-risk of needing remedial education and prepare them for success upon graduation.

  • Report/Case Study
  • Guide/Tool
March 2015

This brief from the Community College Research Center lays out the what and how of guided pathways, or a more coherent guidance, advisement and course taking system for postsecondary students designed to support completion and degree attainment, and offers local examples.

  • Policy
July 2014

Ohio's HB487 is an expansive education reform bill, addressing a wide array of topics including career guidance, expanding CTE in the middle grades, graduation requirements and industry-recognized credentials.

  • Guide/Tool
June 2005

The Student Interest Survey for Career Clusters® is a career guidance tool that allows students to respond to questions and identify the top three Career Clusters of interest based on their responses.

  • Policy
June 2010

The Arkansas College and Career Coach program, formerly known as Arkansas Works, demonstrates the value and potential of quality college and career advisement at the middle and high school level.

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The Learning that Works Resource Center was developed through the New Skills for Youth initiative, a partnership of the Council of Chief State School Officers, Advance CTE and the Education Strategy Group, generously funded by JPMorgan Chase & Co