Career Advisement

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

  • Research/ Report
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.

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
February 2018

This report from Advance CTE and the American School Counselor Association summarizes a national survey of State CTE Directors, State School Counseling Directors and school counselors to describe effective and promising strategies for career advising and development. 

  • Case Study
December 2016

This policy brief from Higher Ed for Higher Standards explores the Tennessee SAILS program as a model for increasing student access to and success in community college. 

  • Case Study
March 2015

This case study from the Community College Resource Center examines how Miami Dade College (MDC) implemented the guided pathways approach, which redesigns programs and supports so that students can more easily navigate college and achieve their goals.

  • Guide/Tool
March 2015

This tool from the Community College Research Center (CCRC) outlines the implementation process, costs and benefits of redesigning academic programs and student support services following the guided pathways approach.

  • Research/ Report
June 2017

This research study from the CCRC draws on data from 48 interviews with first-year students at City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) to examine student perceptions and challenges related to the system's guided pathways work.

  • Case Study
  • Guide/Tool
May 2017

This report from ACTE examines different approaches to supporting career exploration in middle school and highlights examples from states. 

  • Case Study
April 2017

This case study from USC's Center for Urban Education examines strategies for improving the community college experience through a profile of the Pathways to Academic, Career and Transfer Success Initiative at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College (LATTC).

 

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