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
June 2017

This tool from the Community College Research Center (CCRC) evaluates how far along postsecondary institutions are towards implementing the essential guided pathways practices at scale.

  • 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
  • Snapshots
February 2017

This snapshot profile describes Indiana's work during Phase One of the New Skills for Youth initiative. 

  • Policy
May 2005

South Carolina’s Education and Economic Development Act (EEDA), passed in 2005, requires every high school student to declare a "major" aligned with a Career Cluster, and every district to offer a standards-based academic curriculum organized around Career Clusters.

  • Research/ Report
May 2013

This policy brief from MDRC summarizes an evaluation of the GED Bridge to Health and Business program, an approach to high school equivalency certification that not only prepares learners to pass the GED examination but also puts them on a path to further education and training.

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
April 2018

This snapshot profiles Massachusetts’ progress in the New Skills for Youth initiative.

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
February 2017

This publication from Advance CTE sumamrizes work completed in Phase One of the New Skills for Youth initiative. The document profiles significant achievements and lessons learned, drawing out strategies that other states can replicate.

  • Case Study
January 2018

This white paper from the American Youth Policy Forum explores how afterschool and workforce initiatives can be aligned at the systems level to address the need for a highly skilled workforce.

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