WestEd’s Center for Economic Mobility strengthens linkages between K–12, postsecondary, adult education, and workforce development systems to build careers with income stability and growth. Learn about the center’s evidence-based, collaborative, and learner-centered approach.
This free workshop series explores how the proven Reading Apprenticeship framework can help college educators navigate today’s complex landscape and create active, culturally responsive, and engaging learning experiences for students.
Many current and potential community college students question whether attending college is worth the opportunity costs. By better understanding the needs of students who enroll in only one or two courses to build their career skills, colleges and policymakers can identify ways to make staying for a certificate or degree more feasible for many different types of students.
To be most effective, K–12 and higher education programs must align with regional workforce needs. Learn how the Nevada Department of Education used data scenarios to support the transition to the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act.
The San Diego and Imperial Counties Community Colleges Regional Consortium has steadily improved the community college experience for the region's students. Learn about the Consortium's equity-based efforts to prepare and lead more students to family-sustaining careers.
A study of Florida community colleges found that STEM students who participated in work-based learning were more likely to attain a certificate or degree than STEM students who had not. Read more key findings.
A REL West study found that, despite the prevalence of education and career planning as a school requirement, many students participate in the planning process without the support of adults who could guide them in planning for college and careers.