Federal

  • Guide/Tool
February 2021

This resource from Advance CTE and the Association for Career and Technical Education provides an overview of four steps states can take to decide whether and how they might revise their Perkins V performance targets as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Guide/Tool
October 2019

This guide from Advance identifies ways in which employers can begin to get involved with CTE programs.

  • Research/ Report
August 2019

This report from the National Skills Coalition (NSC) details the State Wage Interchange System (SWIS), a data sharing tool jointly managed by the Department of Education (ED) and the Department of Labor (DOL) that allows states to exchange anonymized employment and earning data with other states.

  • Guide/Tool
August 2019

This guide, developed by Advance CTE with input from the Shared Solutions Workgroup on the Comprehensive Local Needs Assessment, identifies potential funding streams to support the CLNA. 

  • Guide/Tool
August 2019

This guide, developed by Advance CTE with input from the Shared Solutions Workgroup on the Comprehensive Local Needs Assessment, provides a framework, self-assessment, guidance and key questions to help states considering leveraging the CLNA process to foster regional collaboration. 

  • Research/ Report
July 2019

This report proposes 30 state and federal policy solutions to address challenges Americans face in pursuing postsecondary credentials.This report proposes 30 policy solutions to address challenges Americans face in pursuing postsecondary credentials.

  • Guide/Tool
June 2019

This crosswalk tool, developed by Advance CTE with input from the Shared Solutions Workgroup on the CLNA, is designed to support state-level discussions about and the coordination of state- and federally required needs assessments, such as the required under Perkins V, ESSA and WIOA.

  • Guide/Tool
June 2019

This tool, developed by Advance CTE with input from the Shared Solutions Workgroup on the CLNA, helps states identify the major decision points that will impact the design, development and implementation of their CLNA and related local application.