Resources

  • Guide/Tool
March 2017

This tool from Advance CTE is based off of two tools created by the Council of Chief State School Officers. It is designed to guide users through nine steps in planning effective interactions with specific stakeholders.

  • Report/Case Study
April 2014

This resource from the Education Commission of States (ECS) provides an overview of state policy trends in CTE for 2013, citing activity in areas such as blending learning opportunities, incentivizing industry credentials, expanding internships and formalizing governing structures.

  • Guide/Tool
July 2015

This Advance CTE rubric is for state administrators to use as they assess the progress made on the implementation of the Career Clusters.

  • Report/Case Study
June 2015

This Lumina Foundation paper envisions a credentialing system that is easily understandable, assures quality, is up to date and enables comparisons, and explores key actions that federal, state, education, and research stakeholders are taking to improve the quality and validity of credentials.

  • Report/Case Study
  • Guide/Tool
July 2015

This multi-phase study by the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) aims to define high-quality CTE and develop a research-based framework for local administrators and practitioners.

  • Report/Case Study
  • Guide/Tool
August 2015

This report by Achieve and Advance CTE lays out the leverage points between Career Technical Education (CTE) and Competency-Based Pathways (CBP) and provides guiding questions to help state and local leaders consider how CTE is, can and should be a part of their CBP strategies.

  • Guide/Tool
August 2015

This tool from the U.S. Education Delivery Institute (EDI) provides a framework and facilitation guide to help identify and map stakeholders related to your work.

  • Report/Case Study
June 2015

This brief from Achieve demonstrates Ohio’s progress in developing strong policies for CTE programs to promote rigor, including college- and career-ready graduation requirements for all students, integrated pathways, partnerships with workforce partners, and clear reporting systems.

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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