Resources

  • Guide/Tool
August 2021

The purpose of Brave Dialogues: A Guide to Discussing Racial Equity in Career Technical Education is to provide state Career Technical Education (CTE) leaders with language and tools to engage in discussion around racial equity in CTE.

  • Guide/Tool
July 2021

This toolkit helps districts, schools and community leaders who support a learner’s educational journey effectively communicate with families about today’s opportunities for success in college & career pathways.

  • Research/ Report
July 2021

The goal of the survey series is to understand and track the landscape of postsecondary competency based education (CBE) providing stakeholders with a better understanding of the current landscape.

  • Case Study
  • Guide/Tool
July 2021

This report from JFF with a select group of community college practitioners, makes the case for policymakers, employers and practitioners to invest in and strengthen short-term credentialing programs to rapidly retrain unemployed workers for better career prospects.

  • 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 Dallas, Texas' New Skills ready network team, focusing on developing a community-aligned view of labor market information (LMI) and creating a collaborative approach to work-based learning supported by a virtual internship toolkit.

  • Research/ Report
June 2021

This report from ExcelinEd investigates what parents and students know and perceive about credentials and college and career pathways. CTE leaders will find this report useful to learn what types of support and information families need to successfully navigate available pathways.

  • Snapshots
June 2021

This snapshot provides a summary of the priorities for Nashville, Tennessee's New Skills ready network team, focusing on establishing a shared understanding around systemic barriers to racial equity and developing a data-sharing agreement between secondary and postsecondary institutions.