Best Bet Services provide youth, teachers and counselors, school districts, community colleges, and community-based organizations with the tools to make stronger connections with career pathways and programs of study that align student interests and regional employment needs—what we call a Best Bet. Through our Best Bet Services, students, educators, and counselors are empowered to:
- Analyze labor market data
- Unpack the complex postsecondary program entry and enrollment process
- Expand their employer network
- Hone job search skills
A Best Bet is a postsecondary program that is grounded in student career interests, with strong retention rates, and has evidence of high job placement and career advancement potential.
Career Counselor Training
This Best Bet service provides districts, community-based organizations, schools, and community colleges with the tools to better connect students with programs of study that align with their interests and regional employment needs.
Best Bet Profiles
To help young people make informed decisions about which postsecondary pathway to choose, JFF defined a set of criteria that would lead students to a “best bet” credential with value in the local labor market.
A web and mobile application solution that helps guide low-income young people to the right postsecondary education and training pathways.