Resources of the Month:

Insightful resources on trending topics…

Connecting Community Colleges with Employers:
A Toolkit for Building Successful Partnerships

Brown Center on Education Policy at Brookings

Strong relationships between local employers and community colleges are essential to developing industry-responsive programs that can address the skills gap. This toolkit offers practical advice for community colleges leaders on engaging with potential partners. Organized into three sections, the toolkit offers strategies that can be adapted for any college or industry sector.

Career Pathways: Five Ways to Connect College and Careers 

Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce

This recently released resource calls for states to help students, their families, and employers unpack the meaning of postsecondary credentials and assess their value in the labor market. Also provided are accompanying PowerPoint slides as well as two valuable infographics to convey key messages from the report to stakeholders.