Resources

  • Research/ Report
May 2022

This report describes states’ progress toward becoming a Career Ready Nation by highlighting findings and recommendations to help business and industry, federal and state agencies, elected officials, and national organizations reflect on the investments and resources needed for support.

  • Research/ Report
March 2022

This 50-state report reveals key findings on how EPSOs serve CTE learners and provides recommendations for state leaders to leverage state infrastructure and collaboration to advance equity in these experiences.

  • Guide/Tool
March 2022

This toolkit is meant for youth apprenticeship agencies and organizations at various levels of implementation, from early design to statewide expansion, and includes templates, guides and links to external resources that can be adapted and modified to suit different program needs.

  • Research/ Report
February 2022

This Field Guide provides colleges, higher education systems, and state education agencies with a start-to-finish process to guide their own competency-based education (CBE) planning efforts.

  • Research/ Report
February 2022

This paper, produced by Advance CTE, ACTE and ECS, is the ninth annual review of CTE and career-readiness policies in the states and territories. The report highlights notable legislation, board rules, executive actions and governor-led initiatives in each state.

  • Guide/Tool
February 2022

As youth apprenticeship has gained traction across the United States, many programs have adopted the Partnership to Advance Youth Apprenticeship (PAYA) 

  • Research/ Report
January 2022

This resource provides a set of recommendations for state leaders to consider as they support the CLNA going forward to ensure they continue to build on early CLNA success and drive quality and equity within their CTE systems and programs of study.

  • Research/ Report
January 2022

Finding ways for institutions to accelerate the completion of credentials that are valued by the labor market can motivate students to reengage and help them succeed.