Career Pathways Initiative

General Information on Career Pathways

What does a comprehensive career pathways system look like?

State and local teams working collaboratively to develop a career pathways system at the local level must facilitate and coordinate Six Key Elements in order to implement a comprehensive career pathways system. These elements often happen simultaneously, or are revisited as programs are developed and your local, regional, and state systems evolve.

The following chart highlights goals related to each of the six elements in a comprehensive career pathways system.