Provides a national context for Virginia’s efforts, documents the Commonwealth’s work, and suggests how Virginia’s successes and lessons learned may be applied to develop a statewide career pathways model that other states may use to develop their own models.
“The process for developing a career pathways system in Virginia offers a window into an effective set of strategies for pursuing statewide and regional workforce development policies and practices that work. By using a career pathways framework, the Commonwealth has begun a systemic and ambitious process of alignment at the state level, and is rolling out that alignment to regions across the state. This paper provides a national context for Virginia’s efforts, documents the Commonwealth’s work, and suggests how Virginia’s successes and lessons learned may be applied to other states.” (p. 1). (Abstractor: Author)