The Illinois Essential Employability Skills Framework and Self-Assessment offers standard statewide definitions of the employability skills to align instruction and plan programming.
The Working Stronger and Smarter Handbook from SRI International provides learning principles and instructional practices ideas for educators and employers to help technical education students build employability skills.
Career Conversation Starters are conversational prompts that can be used to help students clarify and build their mindsets and behaviors for personal, academic, and workplace success.
The Habits of Mind framework describes and offers strategies for building 16 habits of mind with self-assessment rubrics and other resources contributed by practitioners.
The Chicago Jobs Council Career Readiness Framework describes evidence-based best practices for how to organize client-centered workforce development programming.
Valor Manufacturing offers the 180 Skills suite of on-demand, industry-specific skills training to meet student and worker manufacturing training needs across industries and organizations.
The Job Skills of 2022 is an e-book presenting the results of a two-year study of skill trends and employment shifts, identifying the most up-to-date, in-demand workplace skills.
The FHI 360 College and Career Readiness: A Guide for Navigators provides a framework-based guide with specific activities for college and career readiness instruction, advising, and coaching.
Digital Skill Sets for Diverse Users is a digital and life skills framework that is used as a comparison with existing digital skills frameworks and curricula.
The Competency Model Clearinghouse resource can be used to develop curriculum, assessments, and instruction aligned with skills, abilities, and knowledge required in different occupations.
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