Web site with detailed information
about the 16 career clusters and related pathways,
including what they are, their purpose, how they
were created, and how they are being implemented.
Association of State Directors of Career and Technical
16 Career Clusters
Describes the 16 career clusters and provides
related resources for schools.
Pathways: Critical Components of Implementation
Webcast that discusses how state agencies, community
colleges, and K-12 school systems can implement
career pathways.The presenters focus in particular
on developing effective partnerships and using
advisory councils to ensure success.
for Career & Technical Education, 2006
Career Pathways: The New Career Technical Education
Webcast to raise awareness on career clusters
and career pathways. The presenters focus on sample
plans of study that have been produced for each
of the 81 career pathways.
Center for Career & Technical Education,
Toolkit with information on partnership roles
and responsibilities, and employer protocol. Provides
Improving College Readiness
and Success for All Students (PDF)
Issue paper on ensuring a seamless transition
from high school to college.
Secretary of Education's Commission on the Future
of Higher Education, 2005
to Student Success (PDF)
Report that describes the federal career pathways
initiative and highlights effective programs in
15 community colleges nationwide.
for Innovation in the Community College
Web site for students, parents and educators that
gives an overview of the Career Pathways Program
for middle school students and shows how career
pathways help them attain their future career
Lehigh County Community Information Consortium
Examples of how states are implementing and customizing
the career clusters framework:
Career Academy Initiative
Maryland Career Clusters (PDF)
Carolina CATE Curriculum Standards by Cluster
Career Learning Frameworks