Toolkit

Our toolkit section is designed to be a reference portal for policymakers and practitioners with examples, lessons learned, and useful tools collected from around the country.


  • September 2008
  • This tool defines career pathways and briefly explains the five steps of the pathways process.

 

 

  • September 2008
  • This document discusses the resources and funds that different partner organizations can bring to the table in order to sustain career pathways.

 

  • September 2008
  • This tool spells out what employers can expect to gain from the pathway model and what will be expected of them in return.

 

  • September 2008
  • This tool lays out a protocol to help guide conversations between workforce development professionals and employers.

 

  • september 2008
  • This document outlines the Workforce Strategy Center’s five step approach to career pathways development: Gap Analysis, Planning, Implementation, Continuous Improvement, and Expansion.

 

 

  • September 2008
  • This tool presents questions that will guide career pathways teams though the process of conducting a gap analysis of the regional labor market.

 

  • October 2008
  • This tool provides questions that workforce development collaborations may use to focus their employer engagement strategy.

 

  • October 2008
  • This document lists the various roles that employers can play in collaborations addressing workforce development needs.

 

  • September 2008
  • This tool displays a flow chart showing the progression of education and training programs and job opportunities in a career pathways initiative.

 

  • September 2008
  • This tool displays a sample flow chart illustrating the funding sources for each component of a career pathway.

 

  • NoVember 2010
  • This sample media plan provides a checklist to help bridge programs gain local media attention.

 

  • September 2008
  • This tool presents an example of a career pathways mission statement that identifies the partners in the team and lays out the operating principals that will guide the project.

 

  • September 2008
  • This flow chart illustrates the upward progression of participants in a career pathway to advanced training and job placement.

 

  • September 2008
  • This sample partner agreement details the services to be performed by a specific partner in the career pathways team.

 

 

  • November 2010
  • This customizable press release template helps bridge programs promote their work to local media outlets.

 

  • September 2008
  • This tool offers a series of benchmarking questions that allow career pathways teams to assess their current programs and plans for pathways development.

 

 

 



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