Resources

  • Guide/Tool
April 2020

This report from ExcelinEd explores college acceleration opportunities to illustrate how such opportunities can accelerate learners' progress through their educational and career pathways

  • 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.

  • Research/ Report
March 2020

This report from the Association of Community Colleges demonstrates how community colleges can use prior learning assessments (PLAs) to help learners bridge workforce and academic competencies. The report also explains how PLAs can be incorporated into strategies for workforce development.

  • Research/ Report
March 2020

This resource by The Manufacturing Institute, in partnership with SkillsUSA and the Student Research Foundation, reports findings from an annual survey that identify the characteristics of experiences that impact high school learner career choices, with a focus on manufacturing.

  • Guide/Tool
March 2020

This resource spotlights equity concerns for statewide college Promise programs and provides considerations for state policymakers as they design and implement Promise programs that advance equity. Specifically, the guide addresses affordability, access, and success for special populations

  • Research/ Report
February 2020

This report by the National Education Policy Center explores the history of vocational education and makes recommendations to school districts and policy makers on how Career Technical Education can avoid the mistakes of the past. 

  • Guide/Tool
February 2020

This resource from the NGA defines what a high-quality work-based program looks like, explains the elements of long-term systems change needed for a high-quality program, and identifies strategies that can support each element of change.

  • 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.