Federal

  • Guide/Tool
March 2019

This guide from ACTE provides an overview and and guidance for the comprehensive local needs assessment so that local leaders can utilize it as a tool for program improvement. 

  • Guide/Tool
March 2019

This guide from the College and Career Readiness and Success Center at the American Institutes of Research identifies the intersections and opportunities to strengthen workforce development through three federal laws: ESSA, Perkins and WIOA. 

  • Guide/Tool
March 2019

This guide from Advance CTE provides a summary, analysis and guidance for each major component of the comprehensive local needs assessment and the decisions states can be making now to support a robust CLNA process that aligns with the state’s overall vision for CTE

  • Guide/Tool
February 2019

This guide from the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) contains specific strategies on how best to connect with, speak to and learn from stakeholders with a unique perspective.

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
February 2019

This report from the ACCT provides an overview of registered apprenticeship programs and examines barriers to the expansion of programs, as well as strategies to improve programs.

  • Guide/Tool
January 2019

This guide from the Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education (OCTAE) contains the details about the requirements for submitting the annual Consolidated Annual Report (CAR) reports.

  • Guide/Tool
January 2019

This resource from CLASP examines the definitions and relationship between career pathways and programs of study and provides recommendations to state CTE leaders to align programs of study and career pathways.

  • Guide/Tool
October 2018

This toolkit by ExcelinEd examines the opportunities, risks and challenges afforded by eight changes in Perkins V for states to consider to implement high-quality CTE programs.