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State Profile Summary Information

We’ve compiled some summary information from the state profiles to show you what’s out there, and to point you to individual states you may want to contact.

State links below go to individual state profiles.


 
Key Economic Sectors (Found in State Economic Profile)
State Directors cited 16 key economic sectors:

1. Agri-Business
 
 AlabamaNebraska
 
2. Agriculture
 
 IdahoIllinoisIowaKansas
 
 North Dakota
 
3. Construction
 
 AlaskaArizonaFloridaGuam
 
 HawaiiIllinoisMontanaNew Mexico
 
4. Educational Services
 
 District of ColumbiaMassachusettsMichiganMissouri
 
5. Financial Activities
 
 ColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of Columbia
 
 IllinoisMarylandMissouriNew York
 
 North Dakota
 
6. Fishing Industry
 
 Guam
 
7. Government
 
 AlabamaAlaskaAmerican SamoaArizona
 
 ArkansasCaliforniaColoradoDelaware
 
 District of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaGuam
 
 HawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndiana
 
 IowaKansasKentuckyLouisiana
 
 MaineMarylandMassachusettsMinnesota
 
 MississippiMissouriMontanaNebraska
 
 NevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew Mexico
 
 New YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhio
 
 OklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaPuerto Rico
 
 Rhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennessee
 
 TexasUtahVermontVirgin Islands
 
 VirginiaWashingtonWest VirginaWisconsin
 
 Wyoming
 
8. Health Care and Social Assistance
 
 AlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansas
 
 CaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelaware
 
 District of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaii
 
 IdahoIllinoisIndianaIowa
 
 KansasKentuckyLouisianaMaine
 
 MarylandMassachusettsMichiganMississippi
 
 MissouriMontanaNebraskaNevada
 
 New HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew York
 
 North CarolinaNorth DakotaOklahomaOregon
 
 PennsylvaniaPuerto RicoRhode IslandSouth Carolina
 
 South DakotaTennesseeTexasUtah
 
 VermontVirgin IslandsVirginiaWashington
 
 West VirginaWisconsinWyoming
 
9. Health Services
 
 HawaiiMinnesotaOhio
 
10. Leisure and Hospitality
 
 AlaskaAmerican SamoaArkansasCalifornia
 
 ColoradoDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFlorida
 
 GuamHawaiiIllinoisIndiana
 
 KentuckyLouisianaMaineMaryland
 
 MassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippi
 
 MontanaNevadaNew HampshireNew Jersey
 
 New MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaOklahoma
 
 OregonPennsylvaniaPuerto RicoRhode Island
 
 South CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexas
 
 UtahVermontVirgin IslandsVirginia
 
 WashingtonWest VirginaWisconsinWyoming
 
11. Manufacturing
 
 AlabamaArkansasCaliforniaConnecticut
 
 GeorgiaGuamIdahoIllinois
 
 IndianaIowaKansasKentucky
 
 LouisianaMaineMassachusettsMichigan
 
 MinnesotaMississippiMissouriNebraska
 
 New HampshireNew JerseyNorth CarolinaNorth Dakota
 
 OhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvania
 
 Puerto RicoRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth Dakota
 
 TennesseeTexasUtahVermont
 
 Virgin IslandsVirginiaWashingtonWest Virgina
 
 WisconsinWyoming
 
12. Professional and Business Services
 
 AlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansas
 
 CaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelaware
 
 District of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaii
 
 IdahoIllinoisIndianaIowa
 
 KansasKentuckyLouisianaMaine
 
 MarylandMichiganMinnesotaMississippi
 
 MontanaNebraskaNevadaNew Hampshire
 
 New JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth Carolina
 
 OhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvania
 
 Puerto RicoSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennessee
 
 TexasUtahVermontVirgin Islands
 
 VirginiaWashingtonWest VirginaWisconsin
 
 Wyoming
 
13. Retail Trade
 
 AlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansas
 
 CaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelaware
 
 FloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIllinois
 
 IndianaIowaKansasKentucky
 
 LouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusetts
 
 MichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouri
 
 MontanaNebraskaNevadaNew Hampshire
 
 New JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth Carolina
 
 North DakotaOhioOklahomaOregon
 
 PennsylvaniaPuerto RicoRhode IslandSouth Carolina
 
 South DakotaTennesseeTexasUtah
 
 VermontVirgin IslandsVirginiaWashington
 
 West VirginaWisconsinWyoming
 
14. Trade
 
 American SamoaIllinois
 
15. Transportation
 
 HawaiiIllinois
 
16. Tuna Processing
 
 American Samoa

Other Funding Sources (Found in Program Funding and Partnerships)
Many states have funding sources other than the U.S. Department of Education:

1. Program Income
 
 CaliforniaFloridaHawaiiIowa
 
 MontanaNew JerseyNorth CarolinaOregon
 
 TexasWyoming
 
2. School and Agency Subscription Fees
 
 IdahoWisconsin
 
3. State (other state depts/agencies)
 
 AlabamaArizonaDelawareFlorida
 
 HawaiiIllinoisMaineNevada
 
 New JerseyNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth Dakota
 
 OhioOregonWisconsinWyoming
 
4. Other
 
 American SamoaArkansasCaliforniaFlorida
 
 HawaiiIowaMaineNew York
 
 North CarolinaOregonRhode IslandSouth Dakota
 
 TennesseeTexasWisconsin

Program Partnerships (Found in Program Funding and Partnerships)
State CRNs have formed many different types of partnerships. Partners listed include:

1. Community Colleges
 
2. Consortium / Group / Roundtables / Boards / Associations
 
3. Initiatives
 
4. Nonprofits / Private Groups / Foundations
 
5. Other
 
6. People (Career Counslers)
 
7. Public Schools
 
8. State Agencies
 
9. State Departments
 
10. State University System
 

CRN Locations (Found in State Administrative Location)
The administrative location of the CRNs varies:

1. Department of Education
 
 ArizonaFloridaGeorgiaKansas
 
 KentuckyMarylandMassachusettsNebraska
 
 New MexicoOhioOklahomaPennsylvania
 
 Puerto RicoTennesseeVirgin IslandsVirginia
 
2. Department of Labor
 
 AlaskaConnecticutDelawareHawaii
 
 MaineMichiganMontanaNevada
 
 New HampshireNew YorkNorth CarolinaOregon
 
 Rhode IslandSouth DakotaTexasVermont
 
3. Department of Workforce Development
 
 AlaskaArkansasIndianaKentucky
 
 New JerseyTexasWashingtonWisconsin
 
4. Other (Department of Human Resources)
 
 AlabamaAmerican SamoaCaliforniaIdaho
 
 IllinoisMississippiMissouriNew Hampshire
 
 North CarolinaPuerto RicoSouth CarolinaVermont
 
 West VirginaWyoming
 
5. Public Schools
 
 District of Columbia
 
6. State Board(s)
 
 Colorado
 
7. State Colleges and Universities
 
 Minnesota
 
8. University or Community College
 
 ColoradoGuamLouisiana

Types of Resources Offered (Found in Highlighted Activities, Primary Activities and Training, and Primary Resources)
CRNs offer many different types of resources, including:

1. Assorted Guides
 
2. Brochures
 
3. Career Clusters
 
4. Career Development Portfolios
 
5. Career Planning Guide
 
6. Catalog
 
7. CDs
 
8. Disabilities
 
9. Ex-Offenders
 
10. Facilitating Career Development
 
11. Federal Occupational Outlook Handbook
 
12. ICDM
 
13. Magazine
 
14. National Career Development Guidelines
 
15. Newsletters
 
16. Other
 
17. Parent Materials
 
18. Pocket Applications / Interview Guide
 
19. Posters / Bookmarks
 
20. Real Game Materials
 
21. Smart Options
 
22. State Licensed Occupations Guide
 
23. State Occupational Outlook Handbook
 
24. Tabloids
 
25. Teacher Guides
 
26. Videos