Career Advisement

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

  • Guide/Tool
August 2020

This resource from the Southeast Regional Educational Laboratory is a self-study guide that state and local education leaders can use to asssess the implementation of career readiness practices across a district or secondary school.

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
June 2020

This snapshot of NSFY Germany profiles the Zukunftsträger Initiative, which identifies collective impact approaches that help vulnerable young people receive training to compete for the skilled jobs of the 21st century in regions across the country.

  • Guide/Tool
March 2020

This resource from Advance CTE and Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) aims to support state and local leaders as they work to develop or strengthen middle grades CTE policies, programs and practices.

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
December 2019

This snapshot describes Oklahoma's impact across the entire New Skills for Youth initiative.

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
August 2019

This snapshot profiles how Dallas County Promise is helping learners achieve their college and career goals.

  • Research/ Report
July 2019

MDRC invited practitioners from innovative CTE programs to participate in a focus group on the subject of equity. This brief summarizes the most common equity challenges  along with ideas for how to address them. The brief also includes examples from other MDRC research.

  • Case Study
June 2019

This brief, the fourth in the Making Good on the Promise series, examines strategies state leaders can use to expand CTE opportunities for each learner.

  • Policy
March 2019

The CareerTech Skills Center (CTSC) school system in Oklahoma is a multi-campus entity operated by the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education that provides Career Technical Educatio