Program Quality

Resources on topics such as program approval, accreditation, standards, programs of study, evaluation, personalized learning and academic-technical integration

  • Guide/Tool
August 2021

This toolkit provides state and local Career Technical Education (CTE) leaders with actionable resources, guidance and tools to ensure CTE learner voices are elevated and heard for the improvement of CTE policies and practices.

  • 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.

  • Case Study
December 2020

This case study by the Community College Resource Center examines how the Bronx Community College, part of the City University of New York (CUNY) system, build on an existing initiative to scale the Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) to redesign the entire institution.

  • Research/ Report
August 2020

This report by the Center for American Progress identifies critical components of middle school Career Technical Education (CTE) programs that can prepare young learners for rigorous high school pathways that will lead to success in college and careers.

  • Guide/Tool
June 2020

This resource, developed by The Council of State Governments Justice Center and Advance CTE, outlines key actions that state CTE leaders can take in partnership with juvenile and adult criminal justice agencies to ensure that youth in these systems have access to high-quality CTE programs.

  • Research/ Report
  • Guide/Tool
April 2020

This resource from the Education Commission of the States is a 50-state comparison of policies and activities related to secondary Career Technical Education programs across the country.

  • Guide/Tool
March 2020

This resource from Advance CTE and Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) aims to support state and local leaders as they work to develop or strengthen middle grades CTE policies, programs and practices.

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
January 2020

This report from Advance CTE, Asia Society, Longview Foundation, American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) and the Association of Career & Technical Education (ACTE) explores the role postsecondary institutions can play in advancing global competency.