Below are resources providing background on gathering labor market information, understanding industry credentials, and engaging employers.
A Guide for Using Labor Market Data to Improve Student Success, Aspen Institute:
Workforce Data Quality Campaign: http://www.workforcedqc.org/
What is a Credential?, Association for Career and Technical Education:
Tools for Building Employer-Educator Partnerships, U.S. Department of Education, Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education: http://lincs.ed.gov/employers
Employability Skills Framework, U.S. Department of Education, Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education: http://cte.ed.gov/employabilityskills
Promising Practices in Career Pathways: