Identifying and Engaging Key Stakeholders and Defining Goals of the Career Pathways System

Essential to informing and leading the development and implementation of a career pathways system are key stakeholders such as policymakers, state agency staff, business and industry representatives, educators, and district staff. Using this chapter, state educational agencies will: 

  • Clarify roles and responsibilities of stakeholders in designing a state career pathways system.
  • Engage key stakeholders in the career pathways system planning discussion.
  • Build stakeholder knowledge for a career pathways system.
  • Identify key stakeholders representing the K-12, postsecondary and workforce sectors.