Career Advisement

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

  • Case Study
January 2018

This report from the Michigan Center for Student Success examines how 23 Michigan colleges made progress over three years in implementing the guided pathways approach to support college completion and career success.

  • 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
January 2018

This guide from the National Collaboration on Workforce and Disability for Youth (NCWD/Youth), Institute for Educational Leadership outlines how to promote quality Individualized Learning Plans (ILPs) in secondary, postsecondary, workforce development and non-school settings.

  • Research/ Report
January 2014

This report from the National Collaboration on Workforce and Disability summarizes the findings of a study to determine whether Individualized Learning Plans (ILPs) should be considered a promising college and career readiness practice and how youth with disabilities participate in these efforts.

  • Webinar
February 2018

This webinar from Advance CTE and the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) describes the findings and conclusions in The State of Career Technical Education: Career Advising and Development report.

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
March 2015

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

  • Research/ Report
February 2013

This brief from the National Collaboration on Workforce and Disability (NCWD) shares recommendations to advance a quality Individualized Learning Plans (ILP) initiative based on ILP research studies conducted by NCWD and its partners.

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
April 2018

This snapshot profiles Oklahoma's progress in the New Skills for Youth initiative. 

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