CLASP Memo on Career Pathways: State Plan and Policy

The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP)  has released a memo with recommendations for state and local agencies to realize WIOA's goals of "helping low-income and lower-skilled youth and adults achieve academic success".

CLASP's Opportunities for Action - Career Pathways: State Plan & Policy takes a look at WIOA's requirement for local workforce boards to convene with educational partners and develop career pathways, that are aligned with Section 3(7)'s definition of core activities required for career pathways programs.

This resource provides an appendix of key WIOA definitions, suggestions on policies to support collaborative leadership, linkages to a Career Pathway Funding Toolkit, and a sample template for career pathways programs to articulate their learner population, job sector needs, and stackable credentials.