Employer Engagement

Resources on topics such as business and industry, workforce investment boards, industry validation, talent pipeline and the skills gap

  • Case Study
February 2013

This report from the National Research Center for Career and Technical Education (NRCCTE) draws on data collected through literature reviews, web searches, telephone interviews and site visits to articulate a conceptual framework for work-based learning technical assistance.

  • 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.

  • Case Study
  • Guide/Tool
May 2015

This report by Jobs for the Future offers strategies and case studies to address common employer concerns to providing meaningful work-based learning to high school students.

  • Case Study
October 2015

This report from CNA Education identifies high-growth, high-wage occupations in Tennessee and maps them to associated CTE Career Clusters ®.

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
March 2019

This snapshot profiles Oklahoma's progress in the New Skills for Youth initiative for the 2018 calendar year.

  • Guide/Tool
December 2017

This guide from JFF and Lumina Foundation shares strategies for community colleges to identify credentials of value that are aligned with labor market needs.

  • Guide/Tool
January 2018

This rubric from the Ohio Department of Education outlines the 14 criteria used to evaluate students pursuing the OhioMeansJobs-Readiness Seal.

  • Case Study
February 2018

This report from the American Enterprise Institute examines the colocation of a school, college and workplace in Michigan to discuss the advantages and areas of growth for colocation efforts.

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