Through initiatives like Drive to 55 and Pathways to Prosperity, the state of Tennessee is making a commitment and investment to:
Increase the number of citizens with college degrees
Offer pathways to earn industry credentials
Provide opportunities to acquire trade and career skills while in high school
Schools are working to build on this and make sure students are not just prepared for any career—but they are prepared to be successful in careers that are emerging in the state of Tennessee, including automotive manufacturing, advanced manufacturing, and energy.
These resources around Instruction & Assessment align with and support priority areas strategies in the Tennessee Department of Education Tennessee Succeeds Plan:
All Means All
Connecting Education and Jobs Online Course: A learning path designed to help educators understand current challenges, opportunities, and efforts across the state to address skills gaps and prepare students for college and careers.
Successful Students, Prosperous Communities flyer
College and Career Readiness Strategic Planning Tools