Through the generous support of the Rockefeller Foundation, The Leadership Conference Education Fund awarded a seed grant to The Transportation Learning Center for the research, writing and production of this report. Description of two Career Pathways programs - the Los Angeles Metro Project Labor Agreement in construction and Philadelphia’s Summer Youth program and Career Conference are at the core of this examination of partnerships that lead to career Pathways in transportation.
Prepared by Jobs for the Future, the paper focuses on the various roles and actions that Workforce Investment Act (WIA) systems, including state and local Workforce Investment Boards, One-Stop Career Centers, and service providers, can undertake with other system partners in the development and implementation of successful career pathways systems. It supplements the Career Pathways Toolkit developed by Social Policy Research Associates for the Departmentof Labor, also linked in below, as part of the broader technical assistance initiative, providing examples of workforce systems that are involved in career pathways activities.
A report by the Economic Policy Institute on meeting infrastructure needs and creating jobs for Latino and African Americans.
This paper provided by the Department of Education’s Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education, address a range of standards and programs related to Advancing Career and Technical Education.
This links you to information about an October 2013 conference sponsored by the United Federation of Teachers and the Albert Shanker Institute, titled, “Fulfilling The Promise Of a Quality Education for All: 21st Century Career & Technical Education.” Of particular interest is the link to the Policy Statement on A Quality Education For All: A Career and Technical Education Policy Agenda.
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This is a comprehensive report detailing the metrics and hypothesis evaluated within the FTA Innovative Workforce Development grant funded project: Career Pathways and Career Ladders for the Frontline Workforce: Innovative Models Leveraging Training Standards and Stakeholder Engagement.