Resources

  • Policy
September 2018

The Community College Petrochemical Initiative in Texas, with funding from ExxonMobil, addresses workforce development in the Texas Gulf Coast. One piece of this initiative is community college faculty externships with industry employees.

  • Policy
September 2018

Middle Tennessee State University utilizes the student success management system technology, which helps with analysis of student data over time. This analysis provides predictive scores so that faculty can identify the students who are at risk of dropping out and intervene. 

  • Research/ Report
  • Guide/Tool
September 2018

This report from Education Strategy Group, Advance CTE and Council of Chief State School Officers provides a roadmap for how states can identify which credentials have labor market value and approaches to improve credential attainment and reporting.

  • Guide/Tool
December 2017

This guide from CCRC examines how colleges can measure their success in serving and supporting transfer students and assess their current transfer partnerships with four-year colleges. 

  • Policy
December 2017

As part of an overall restructure of the state's school accountability report card, Ohio created a CTE-specific school report card, reporting on achievement, preparation for success, graduation rates and post-program outcomes. 

  • Guide/Tool
December 2016

This brief from ECS examines the role that community colleges play in preparing learners for the workforce and outlines a blueprint for community colleges to support implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). 

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
March 2017

This memo from MDRC summarizes extant research and promising practices related to career-focused education and training.  The researchers examine different approaches including sector strategies, career academies, high school equivalency and integrated basic education.

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
February 2017

This snapshot profile describes South Carolina's work during Phase One of the New Skills for Youth initiative. 

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