Please refer to these resources for more information on what it means to be college and career ready. You may download the Lesson 9 Resources or for a complete list of resources, please download the CCR Resources list.


Registered Apprenticeship Community of Practice

Website: https://21stcenturyapprenticeship.workforce3one.org

Resource Description: An online resource for stakeholders from throughout the Registered Apprenticeship system and its partners to share information and learn from peers regarding the innovative strategies and partnerships being used to train U.S. workers.

Audience Type: Students, Advisors, and Employers

The Texas Faculty Collaborative, College & Career Readiness Initiative (THECB & TEA)

Website: http://www.txfacultycollaboratives.org

Resource Description: This website provides resources and professional development on K-12 college and career readiness standards.

Audience Type: CCR Professionals, Secondary Educators (7-12), and Pre-service Educators

Texas College and Career Readiness Network (University of Houston & THECB)

Website: http://www.txccrn.uh.edu

Resource Description: This website promotes a vibrant college and career ready culture of high expectation and achievement for students and the educational communities that support them.

Audience Type: School District, CCR Professionals, and Educators

Institute for Public School Initiatives (IPSI/UT Austin)

Website: http://ipsi.utexas.edu

Resource Description: The Institute serves as a strategic partner to agencies, foundations, business leaders and associations, in order to create, deploy and scale educational programs and tools for students, parents, and teachers.

Audience Type: School District, CCR Professionals, and Educators

Course Module—Principal, Counselor, and Student Connections

Course Module: http://www.leadingsuccess.org

Resource Description: Collaborative endeavors of principals and counselors are essential to school reform efforts that increase achievement for every student.

Audience Type: Principals, Counselors, and Teachers

A Practical Partnership Guide: Promoting Postsecondary Educational Success for Adults and Families (NCFL)

PDF Guide/Report: https://www.metlife.com

Resource Description: This report focuses on strengthening the capacity and interaction of family and adult literacy programs and community colleges.

Audience Type: Higher Education Professionals

Steps to Building School to Industry Partnerships (Edutopia)

Website: http://www.edutopia.org

Resource Description: Collaborations with industries and professionals are a core component of career technical education.

Audience Type: Administrators, Advisors, Educators, and Districts

Community College and High School Partnerships (Community College Research Center)

PDF Document: http://www2.ed.gov

Resource Description: This article details the importance of partnerships between high schools and community colleges.

Audience Type: Secondary and Postsecondary Professionals

Leveraging Postsecondary Partners to Build a College-Going Culture (Jobs for the Future)

PDF Document: http://www.txechs.com

Resource Description: This resource provides tools for high school/postsecondary partnerships.

Audience Type: Secondary and Postsecondary Professionals

College-School Partnerships Offer Head Start on Higher Education (Washington Post)

Article: http://www.washingtonpost.com

Resource Description: This article details the importance of partnerships between high schools and higher education institutions.

Audience Type: Secondary and Postsecondary Professionals

Preparing High School Students for College (NCPR)

PDF Report: http://www.mdrc.org

Resource Description: An Exploratory Study of College Readiness Partnership Programs in Texas

Audience Type: Education Professionals and Policymakers