Resources

  • Research/ Report
February 2021

This first of its kind national research explores the role of area technical centers (ATCs) in the CTE delivery system and how states can leverage ATCs to meet postsecondary attainment goals and serve learners.

  • Research/ Report
February 2021

This resource identifies roles that the state can play in supporting credential transparency, an online system with uniform, trusted and timely information about credentials, competencies, quality, pathways and outcomes.

  • Guide/Tool
February 2021

This Policy Benchmark Tool is a comprehensive resource designed to assist state leaders in strengthening the quality and use of career readiness data. It provides a roadmap and tools for understanding the six elements of a high-quality career readiness data ecosystem. 

  • Case Study
February 2021

This case study is part of a series of case studies to support the Advance CTE Career Readiness Data Quality and Use Policy Benchmark Tool. Supporting element one, data is collected consistently and accurately, this case study examines how Texas reformed its process to identify concentrators.

  • Case Study
February 2021

This case study is part of a series of case studies to support the Advance CTE Career Readiness Data Quality and Use Policy Benchmark Tool. Supporting element two, protocols are in place to ensure effective data governance, this case study examines Maryland's data governance structure.

  • Case Study
February 2021

This case study is part of a series of case studies to support the Advance CTE Career Readiness Data Quality and Use Policy Benchmark Tool. Supporting element three, data system alignment, this case study examines how New Jersey links learner data across education and workforce agencies.

  • Case Study
February 2021

This case study is part of a series of case studies to support the Advance CTE Career Readiness Data Quality and Use Policy Benchmark Tool. Supporting element four, information is relevant, timely, and disaggregated, this case study examines North Dakota's public and internal data dashboards.

  • Research/ Report
December 2020

This brief from Education Strategy Group provides examples of how states can make equity a core driver in their postsecondary credential attainment goals.