Cross-Sector Strategies and Governance

Resources on topics such as secondary and postsecondary partnerships, cross-sector strategies and governance

  • Case Study
October 2017

This case study by Jobs for the Future profiles the development of the Delaware Pathways initiative and lays out the state's approach and lessons learned.

  • 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.

  • Guide/Tool
July 2017

This resource from Education First, with support from the Overdeck Family Foundation, provides an analysis of 25 ESSA state plans and summarizes trends, innovations and exemplars focused on STEM education.

  • Research/ Report
April 2019

This report draws on a national survey of State CTE Directors to examine how states are collecting and using career readiness data. 

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
June 2017

This report by Advance CTE profiles eight secondary apprenticeship programs and identifies strategies to connect CTE students with apprenticeship programs.

  • Case Study
April 2017

This report from Advance CTE examines successes in Tennessee, New Jersey and Delaware to demonstrate how states can use the career pathways approval process to raise the level of quality across the board. The report examines common approaches and unpacks key policy levers available to states.

  • 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
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.

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