Systems Alignment

Resources on topics such as secondary and postsecondary partnerships, cross-sector strategies and governance

  • Snapshots
June 2022

An overview of Year Two progress and priorities for the Denver, Colorado site.

  • Snapshots
June 2022

An overview of key accomplishments and priorites from Year Two of the New Skills ready network initiative.

  • Guide/Tool
October 2021

This resource serves as the primary evaluation and initial planning tool for state CTE leaders to implement the principles of Without Limits: A Shared Vision for the Future of Career Technical Education through self-assessment questions, sample implementation steps, and an action planning template.

  • Research/ Report
October 2021

Based on an exploratory study at four such colleges, this report introduces a cross-sector pathways model and highlights emerging practices and strategies to strengthen ties between guided pathways

  • Research/ Report
October 2021

This brief explains how strong state governance structures can support the development and success of high-quality pathways for all learners from K–12 to postsecondary education and career.

  • Guide/Tool
July 2021

The Colorado Job Quality Framework, a collaboration between local communities, employers and leaders, outlines the components of quality jobs in Colorado as well as key next steps for each partner in improving job quality across the state.

  • Snapshots
June 2021

This snapshot provides a summary of the priorities for Denver, Colorado's New Skills ready network team, focusing on building a shared data framework to better measure the impact of career pathways and mappting career pathways to ease learner transitions.

  • Snapshots
June 2021

This snapshot provides a summary of the priorities for Boston, Massachusetts' New Skills ready network team, focusing on building a systems-change mindset among the cross-sector team and developing common and foundational definitions to signal their commitment to equity.