This report presents the need and support for a career pathways model. It presents six core elements of a comprehensive career pathways program as well as different approaches to address each element.
Minnesota's FastTRAC (Training, Resources,and Credentialing)Career Pathways initiative seeks to make Minnesota's workforce more competitive, highly skilled, and aligned with industry needs. We are excited to feature Minnesota as our State Subject Matter Expert of the Week! This 15 minute video provides an overview of the initiative.
This report lays out strategies to help state policymakers strengthen connections between basic skills education and post-secondary education, which would open up post-secondary education to many lower-skilled adults and out-of-school youth. These adults and youth typically benefit from a different set of interventions than traditional age students.
This brief describes the Arkansas Career Pathways Initiative (CPI). Currently, there are 25 sites in Arkansas, including all 22 two-year colleges in the state participating in the initiative.
The Practice Guide is designed for practitioners who want to connect adults who have limited reading and math skills with post-secondary credentials. It compiles practices developed and implemented by community colleges in the National Breaking Through Initiative.
This articles describes Wisconsin's approach to implementing career pathways through the RISE Initiative. A description of the following operational elements are included: industry engagement, design models, program alignment and innovative instruction, support services, and partnerships.