Transition: High School to Career

The Use of Individualized Learning Plans to Help Students to be College and Career Ready

On February 15, 2013, the American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF) partnered with the Institute for Educational Leadership’s Center for Workforce Development to present a Capitol Hill Forum on “The Use of Individualized Learning Plans to Help Students to be College and Career Ready”.

Engaging Key Stakeholders in the Career Pathways Design Process

Our  three-part webinar series "Career Pathways—Leveraging CTE to Enhance Learning for All Students"  will explore key aspects of designing a career pathways system for all students.  Presenters will share stories from the field, including strategies and lessons learned from states grappling with similar issues. Further, the series will highlight existing tools that states can use to promote and guide the career pathways work.

College and Career Success Through Lifelong Learning Skills

At a time when rigorous content standards and evaluations of teacher and student performance are on the rise, it is especially pertinent and critical to ensure that teachers and education leaders attend to the foundation for learning and working. Education researchers have identified the components of that foundation as a collection of skills commonly referred to as Lifelong Learning Skills.

How Can We Better Equip Students for Life After High School?

Ensuring that all students graduate high school ready for a successful academic life or career has become a national priority. In response, many definitions of college and career readiness have been developed—all with the shared goal of articulating the knowledge and skills students need to succeed in college and careers. 

Beyond High School: Efforts to Improve Postsecondary Transitions Through Linked Learning

On October 9, 2014, The Alliance for Excellent Education hosted a webinar titled “Beyond High School: Efforts to Improve Postsecondary Transitions Through Linked Learning.” The focus of this webinar was to explore and discuss Linked Learning, an educational approach being implemented in select California high schools, and its success in supporting the transition from high school to postsecondary education and careers.

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