Pathways and Programs of Study

OCCRL conducts studies of policies, programs, and practices that support rigorous and equitable pathways that are designed to enhance students’ transition to and through postsecondary education into employment.

Current Projects

CTE Apprenticeships is an environmental scan that is designed to describe the utilization of CTE apprenticeships in Illinois, the CTE programs these apprenticeships are embedded in, and the student populations engaged in these apprenticeships.

Pathways to Results (PTR) is an outcomes-focused, equity-guided process to improve programs and policies that support student transition to and through postsecondary education into employment.

The Transformative Change Initiative (TCI) is dedicated to assisting community colleges to scale-up innovations that improve student outcomes and program, organization, and system performance.

Completed Projects