Career Advisement

Resources on topics such as guidance, counseling, guided pathways, student supports, coaching, individualized learning plans, career awareness and exposure and mentorships

  • 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.

  • Case Study
December 2016

This policy brief from Higher Ed for Higher Standards explores the Tennessee SAILS program as a model for increasing student access to and success in community college. 

  • Research/ Report
June 2017

This research study from the CCRC draws on data from 48 interviews with first-year students at City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) to examine student perceptions and challenges related to the system's guided pathways work.

  • Guide/Tool
June 2017

This tool from the Community College Research Center (CCRC) evaluates how far along postsecondary institutions are towards implementing the essential guided pathways practices at scale.

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
April 2018

This snapshot profiles Wisconsin's progress in the New Skills for Youth initiative. 

  • Policy
August 2018

San Jacinto College joined the Pathways Project (coordinated by the AACC) and through this initiative planned out a trajectory for each degree and certificate program that will lead the student through educational attainment to career opportunities after graduation.

  • Case Study
September 2017

This report from the Community College Research Center examines the implementation of guided pathways in Ohio community colleges to identify innovations and share lessons learned with other states and institutions beginning the process of developing and implementing guided pathways.

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
January 2018

This report from the Center for Community College Student Engagement examines how college advising's structure, content, and intensity help shape the student experience and help students identify and meet their career goals.

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