Sample Labor Market Analysis Report

Address unmet needs, improve CTE programs, and maintain an adequately skilled workforce for your region. A labor market analysis report provides you with the resources and tools necessary to understand your current and future labor market profile.  How quickly can you identify the high-value career clusters and high-value occupations in your region? NS4ed creates custom labor market […]

P2C Curriculum Pilot Study

The Pathway2Careers™ curriculum focuses on the intersection of the workplace and education, preparing all students for successful, lifelong careers. By providing equal opportunities and access to all students, NS4ed strives to close the performance gap and ensure equal opportunities for everyone. This curriculum was initially released for supplemental use in a pilot phase to teachers […]

Investing in Student Pathways

Investing in Student Pathways to Strengthen Local Economies Education leaders must close the equity gap. It is an urgent economic, social, and moral imperative for our nation’s future success. When educators make data-informed decisions based on their regional needs, we will start to address systematically the equity gap in education. To make changes that truly […]

How to Improve Attitudes on Math Learning

Career-Focused Mathematics Instruction It is a widely known fact that many students begin developing a negative attitude toward mathematics instruction at a young age, some as early as elementary school. In 2019, only 34% of eigth-grade public-school students were performing at or above a “proficient” level in math. It’s possible that a solution to the […]

How to use P2C

The Pathway2Careers labor market exploration system is divided into two main sections: 1) Explore Your Area and 2) Explore Career Clusters. Each section presents specific information related to local labor market exploration. In the “Explore Your Area” section, an introduction page will appear that gives a brief summary of the purpose and function of the […]

Introduction to LMI

What is Labor Market Information (LMI)? Labor market information (LMI) is a collection of data compiled primarily by government agencies for the purpose of analyzing job trends, wages, employment status, and economic changes related to workforce development. This rich data source contains statistics on hundreds of occupations, including annual job openings, median wages, growth rates, […]

Incorporating LMI

Incorporating LMI into Career Exploration, Planning and Policy Supporting students’ path to employment success can be challenging. The journey requires multiple steps, including opportunities to explore careers, develop focused career plans, and engage in learning experiences that support the acquisition of valued workplace skills. Within each of these steps, there are multiple factors that contribute […]

P2C Practice and Application

Labor Market Exploration System Supporting students’ path to employment success can be challenging. The journey requires multiple steps, including opportunities to explore careers, develop focused career plans, and engage in learning experiences that support the acquisition of valued workplace skills. Within each of these steps, there are multiple factors that contribute to employment success. Labor […]

Strategies for Identifying High-Value Careers

High-value careers can be simply defined as high-demand, high-wage careers. This simple definition captures the two most essential components of desirable jobs – they are plentiful, and they pay well. Using this definition, careers can be recognized that this is only one definition among many, we believe it offers the most parsimonious definition that emphasizes […]