Online Training

Pathway2Careers helps connect individuals to the power of labor market information (LMI) with customized training and professional development experiences. These learning opportunities, designed explicitly for educators, focus on presenting basic content and strategies for use of LMI in educational practices. P2C is committed to providing clear and engaging instructional materials that significantly enhance the use of education-focused LMI in your community.

The P2C online training experiences provide access to the following features.

Course 1: Introduction to Labor Market Exploration for Educators

This introductory course looks at how labor market information can be used to connect with the future of work and reveal critical directions for policy and practice that supports employment success for students. Each module is approximately one hour in length and concludes with a brief learning assessment.

  • Module 1: The Future of Work
  • Module 2: Using LMI to Connect to the Future of Work
  • Module 3: Learning to Use LMI
  • Module 4: Incorporating LMI into Career Exploration, Planning, and Policy

Course 2: Exploring High-Value Careers with Students

In this course, methods for identifying and connecting students with local high-value careers are discussed. Career exploration tools are introduced that can be used alongside labor market information to assist in informing and preparing students for career opportunities in their communities. Each module is approximately one hour in length and concludes with a brief learning assessment.

  • Module 1: Informed Career Exploration
  • Module 2: Identifying and Sharing Local High-Value Careers
  • Module 3: Career Pathways and Planning

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Course 3: Using LMI to Build Education-Industry Partnerships

This course explores the use of LMI to identify high-value careers and establish connections with local employers offering these career opportunities. Strategies for assessing and responding to local workforce needs are introduced, as well as methods for building work-based learning opportunities for students. Each module is approximately one hour in length and concludes with a brief learning assessment.

  • Module 1: Identifying and Connecting with Local High-Value Careers
  • Module 2: Methods for Communicating with Local Employers
  • Module 3: Assessing and Responding to Local Workforce Needs
  • Module 4: Establishing Work-Based Learning Opportunities for Students

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Course 4: Advanced Topics in Labor Market Exploration

This course delves deeper into terms, definitions, and strategies that support effective and efficient use of labor market information. Completion of this course supports accurate use of LMI and the ability to compile LMI into well-organized reports. Each module is approximately one hour in length and concludes with a brief learning assessment.

  • Module 1: Advanced Terms and Definitions
  • Module 2: Common Challenges and Misconceptions
  • Module 3: Developing Clear and Effective Reports


Contact NS4ed, LLC for information and pricing.
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NS4ed partners with state and local entities to provide research, policy and practice deliverables that yield high value and actionable results. We offer a unique perspective on gathering data and understanding the policy effect and implications for developing models that yield mission critical change in a community, district or organization.