Program Quality

Resources on topics such as program approval, accreditation, standards, programs of study, evaluation, personalized learning and academic-technical integration

  • 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®.

  • Case Study
January 2015

This report from Asia Society, Longview Foundation, ACTE and Advance CTE discusses the importance of including global skills and perspectives into high-quality CTE. It includes examples for educators and policymakers who wish to integrate global competencies into CTE classrooms.

  • Case Study
March 2015

This report from CIEB is one of three case studies that examine international approaches to vocational education and training. This report explores the vocational education system in Switzerland. 

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
April 2015

This report from MDRC provides a brief history of CTE, examines common career pathway models to identify design principles, and charts a path forward for strengthening and expanding local career pathways.

  • Research/ Report
April 2015

This Advance CTE brief explores common approaches to offering or requiring CTE courses and assessments within a statewide set of graduation requirements, offers illustrative examples of state-level policies and elevates implementation issues for consideration.

  • Case Study
June 2015

This brief from Achieve highlights how Massachusetts promotes strong career-focused programming both in the career/vocational technical school system and in the education system more broadly.

  • Case Study
June 2015

This brief from Achieve profiles Ohio's success in transforming Career Technical Education (CTE) to better integrate academic and hands-on learning.

  • Guide/Tool
July 2015

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

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