National

  • Guide/Tool
June 2021

This tool from the Wisconsin Technical College System can be used to assess the adoption of best practices for increasing the enrollment and retention of learners who are nontraditional based upon their gender for an occupational program. 

  • Guide/Tool
June 2021

This guide from Advance CTE explains how to effectively use social media, explains how to integrate messages into social media posts, and highlights effective campaigns to promote CTE.

  • Research/ Report
April 2021

This resource discusses the mechanisms in Perkins V for cross-system collaboration, an overview of how this appears in Perkins V state plans and an example of how a state is ensuring that engagement is ongoing and will successfully achieve a shared vision for education and workforce.

  • Research/ Report
April 2021

This resource discusses the mechanisms in Perkins V that support teacher recruitment and retention, an overview of how this appears in Perkins V state plans and examples of how states are tackling the challenge of recruiting and retaining qualified and diverse CTE instructors.

  • Research/ Report
April 2021

This resource discusses the new mechanisms in Perkins V to broaden and diversify the pipeline of prospective learners that enter secondary CTE programs by expanding CTE in the middle grades.

  • Research/ Report
April 2021

This resource discusses the mechanisms in Perkins V dedicated to closing equity gaps and addressing the individualized needs of each learner under Perkins V, as well as examples of how states are successfully approaching this work.

  • Research/ Report
April 2021

This Advance CTE report provides insights on what families value in their education; elevates what aspects and messages about CTE most resonate as well as the go-to messengers for information about these programs; and identifies equity gaps and corresponding message tailoring to reach each learner.

  • Research/ Report
April 2021

This report by the Education Trust examines state outcomes-based funding policies and the extent to which states prioritized the enrollment and success of students of color and students from low-income backgrounds.