National

  • Case Study
June 2019

This brief, the fourth in the Making Good on the Promise series, examines strategies state leaders can use to expand CTE opportunities for each learner.

  • 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.

  • Research/ Report
April 2019

MDRC's Center for Effective CTE conducted a scan of notable community college Career Technical Education (CTE) programs across the country to identify promising practices and common challenges to promoting equitable access to CTE programs.

  • Research/ Report
April 2019

This report by Advance CTE explores the benefits of credit for prior learning (CPL) policies, best practices in CPL across states and what states can do to advance CPL opportunities for learners. 

  • 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 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.