Implementation Tools

Ensuring that all students graduate high school ready for college and career success  requires individualized, sustained, and collaborative technical assistance for states.  The CCRS Center provides technical assistance support based on the latest research and practice to help states in achieving their college and career readiness and success goals. Our implementation guides includes materials to help facilitate the implemenation of college and career readiness initiatives.

Employability Skills Professional Learning Module
Learn how to integrate and prioritize employability skills at the state and local levels with our professional learning module.

Integrating Employability Skills with Classroom Instruction to Support English Learners
Discover how to develop employability skills for English learners.

Developing a College and Career-Ready Workforce: An Analysis of ESSA, WIOA, and Perkins 
Identify opportunities to align and leverage policies, programs, and funding in ESSA, Perkins, and WIOA.

Career Pathways Modules
Learn how to design, implement, and evaluate a career pathways system with our adaptable four-chapter modules.

Grow Your Own
Learn how to develop and implement Grow Your Own programs to develop an educator pipeline that meets local workforce needs.

State Planning Tool for Standards-Based Accountability Under the Every Student Succeeds Act
Identify and respond to gaps between ESSA accountability requirements and current state policy and implementation.

Designing Competency-Based Articulation Agreements
Follow our step-by-step process for developing competency-based articulation agreements between secondary and postsecondary institutions.