as a how-to guidebook for administrators, faculty, counselors,
and business partners, The Career Pathways Effect
brings together 27 national experts on Career Technical Education
(CTE), Career Pathways, and Programs of Study. This timely
publication represents a collaborative effort between the
Center for Occupational Research and Development (CORD) and
the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical
Education Consortium (NASDCTEc) to offer evidence-based support
for the concepts and principles associated with Career Clusters,
Career Pathways, and Programs of Study and a template for
more uniform implementation across the nation.
Career Pathways Effect is organized around NASDCTEc’s
new vision for CTE; five guiding principles to help ensure
students of all ages are prepared to succeed in education
and careers that will enable the U.S. to flourish in an increasingly
competitive global economy. Learn from experienced leaders
as they offer guidance to states, local districts, postsecondary
institutions, and business leaders on systemic improvement
and innovation in the development of Career Pathways.
Career Pathways Effect supports:
and staff professional development
program redesign efforts
The Career Pathways Effect guide your journey in
designing and implementing Career Pathways.