Resources

  • Case Study
October 2016

This policy brief from Advance CTE explores state strategies to build a credential validation system, highlighting promising practices from Florida, Kansas and Louisiana.

  • Guide/Tool
October 2015

This report from the NASBE draws on findings from a cross-state Career Readiness Study Group to explore how state boards of education can expand and enhance career readiness efforts in their states.

  • Case Study
November 2016

This brief, from Advance CTE and Ford Next Generation Learning, is the outcome of two roundtables held with business leaders in Nashville and Pinellas County to explore why and how they support CTE in their communities, and offers recommendations based on their successful engagement.

  • Case Study
  • Guide/Tool
August 2015

This report by Achieve and Advance CTE lays out the leverage points between Career Technical Education (CTE) and Competency-Based Pathways (CBP) and provides guiding questions to help state and local leaders consider how CTE is, can and should be a part of their CBP strategies.

  • Policy
August 2015

Wisconsin's Academic and Career Planning (ACP) process helps students explore their interests and strengths, and then guides them through career exploration and planning, with regular check-ins throughout middle and high school. 

  • Case Study
December 2016

This report from Parthenon examines the opportunity for early college high schools in Massachusetts. By collecting both in-state and national data, convening working groups, and engaging a broad group of stakeholders, Parthenon finds that investing in early college could yield vast returns.

  • Guide/Tool
October 2016

Advance CTE's comprehensive work-based learning guide provides key considerations and guiding questions to walk states through the steps of building and scaling a high-quality work-based learning system, drawing on high-quality programs and innovative strategies from across the U.S.

  • Policy
November 2015

To address the teacher shortage, the South Dakota State Board of Education changed administrative rules for Career Technical Education (CTE) teacher certification in November 2015, introducing more consistency and flexibility to the certification process.

The Learning that Works Resource Center was developed through the New Skills for Youth initiative, a partnership of the Council of Chief State School Officers, Advance CTE and the Education Strategy Group, generously funded by JPMorgan Chase & Co