Work-Based Learning

Resources on topics such as experiential learning, internships, school-based enterprises and apprenticeships

  • Guide/Tool
January 2023

This resource highlights the collaboration of Colorado state organizations and industry representatives in order to support the development of energy career pathway programs in secondary schools.

  • Guide/Tool
June 2022

Effective work-based learning (WBL) toolkits foster understanding between industry partners and states and create a useful resource for centralizing WBL goals, language and means of implementation.

  • Snapshots
June 2022

An overview of Year Two progress and priorities for the Boston, Massachusetts site.

  • Snapshots
June 2022

An overview of Year Two progress and priorities for the Dallas, Texas site.

  • Guide/Tool
June 2022

This playbook, written in partnership with the National Governors Association (NGA), outlines actions state leaders can take to enable and support the expansion of youth apprenticeship within a more extensive work-based learning and career readiness ecosystem.

  • Guide/Tool
March 2022

This toolkit is meant for youth apprenticeship agencies and organizations at various levels of implementation, from early design to statewide expansion, and includes templates, guides and links to external resources that can be adapted and modified to suit different program needs.

  • Guide/Tool
February 2022

As youth apprenticeship has gained traction across the United States, many programs have adopted the Partnership to Advance Youth Apprenticeship (PAYA) 

  • Research/ Report
February 2022

This paper, produced by Advance CTE, ACTE and ECS, is the ninth annual review of CTE and career-readiness policies in the states and territories. The report highlights notable legislation, board rules, executive actions and governor-led initiatives in each state.