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Pennsylvania Career Education & Work Standards

This electronic toolkit provides resources, references, crosswalks and other tools to assist elementary, middle and high schools teachers and administrators in implementing the Pennsylvania (PA) Career Education and Work Standards. There is also a Gap Analysis tool available to measure gaps in your data.

PCD's "I-Statements" were developed and align with the PA Career Education & Work Standards:
Early I-Statements pk-3
Grades 4-5 I-Statements
Intermediate I-Statements - MS
Advanced I-Statements -HS

Pennsylvania's High Priority Occupations

Pennsylvania is home to a growing number of career-oriented, well-paying occupations that offer diverse and numerous opportunities. Whether you’re landing a first job, wanting to advance in your current career or looking to make a change, these Careers in Demand offer something for everyone. This site includes a Statewide High Priority Occupations and Regional High Priority Occupations.
PA Workforce Development

Pennsylvania's Future-Ready Index

O-Net - Comprehensive National Resource 

Includes occupational research, (outlooks, salaries), interest inventory, reports, videos and more. 

Work-Based Learning Resources

ACTE WBL Toolkit
Perkins Toolkit (USDOE)
NYC Department of Education
Urban Institute


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Our work: The Partnership for Career Development works to build a system of K-12 career education, increase awareness of post secondary training and education opportunities, and strengthen workforce development in the Pennsylvania Capital Region.

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