Resources

  • 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. 

  • Guide/Tool
July 2015

This facilitation guide from the U.S. Education Delivery Institute (EDI) helps to map out a delivery chain for implementing delivery strategies in education. Examples in the facilitation guide can be easily adapted to fit the needs of a CTE administrator.

  • Guide/Tool
July 2016

This paper from Jobs for the Future presents seven principles for effective work-based learning models that increase access to opportunities for underserved populations.

  • Guide/Tool
June 2016

This report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation provides a framework for intermediaries to engage and support employers through work-based learning.

  • Guide/Tool
May 2016

This tool, developed for the New Skills for Youth initiative, offers states a framework for building a three-year comprehensive career readiness action plan.

  • Case Study
May 2016

This policy brief from Higher Ed for Higher Standards explores strategies states are using to identify students who are at risk of needing remedial education and prepare them for success upon graduation.

  • Guide/Tool
May 2016

This tool offers a framework for states conducting a needs assessment to identify strengths and gaps that will inform a comprehensive, three-year career readiness action plan, based on the six major objectives of the New Skills for Youth initiative.

  • Guide/Tool
June 2016

This paper from the Education Commission of the States offers a framework for engaging stakeholders in a way that emphasizes collaboration over traditional methods.

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