Career and Technical Education

10 Equity Questions to Ask about Career and Technical Education

First of a series of blogs exploring equity in career and technical education.


Pathways to Prosperity Network Case Study Series

Five years ago, JFF and the Harvard Graduate School of Education launched the Pathways to Prosperity Network, a collaboration of states and regions developing college and career pathways for all students. This national effort is chronicled in Learning for Careers: The Pathways to Prosperity Network (Harvard Education Press, 2017), a recent book by Pathways to Prosperity Network Co-Founders Nancy Hoffman and Bob Schwartz.


Supporting Postsecondary Success in Delaware: A Landscape Analysis of Student Opportunities

Delaware has emerged as a national leader among states working to improve postsecondary education and career outcomes for young people. The state’s rich history of strong public-private partnerships has positioned leaders in the state to launch important initiatives focused on college and career readiness and access that engage stakeholders across all sectors.

Delaware a National Leader in Career Pathways, Case Study Finds

Pathways to Prosperity Network Case Study Series


Learning for Careers: The Pathways to Prosperity Network


Now And Then: Balancing Quick Wins With Lasting Progress When Working Across Sectors To Change Systems

In 2015, The James Irvine Foundation engaged Jobs for the Future to design and manage a cross-sector initiative to scale and elevate the quality of Linked Learning, an increasingly popular approach to college and career readiness. Now in its third year of implementation, the Linked Learning Regional Hubs of Excellence (or “Regional Hubs”) bring together K–12 school districts, postsecondary institutions, workforce intermediaries, employers, and community-based organizations to implement a coordinated Linked Learning strategy.

Uncovering the “Partnership DNA” for the Future: A New Way of Thinking about Education-Employer Collaboration

Photo (from left to right): SAP Head of Corporate Social Responsibility Katie Morgan, C-Town Tech Pathways Coordinator Aaron Altman, and JFF Pathways to Prosperity Senior Program Manager Sheila Jackson at the SAP Education Summit in San Francisco, CA.

Jobs for the Future and Cengage Partner to Create Pathways into IT, Energy, and Aerospace Careers

Forging a New Path: Using Pay for Success to Build Career Pathways for Underserved, High-Need Youth

Students and Teacher

By Anna Fogel, Social Finance