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Current Initiatives

Advance Vermont is engaged with individuals and organizations working across the state to improve accessibility, affordability, and completion of education and training beyond high school. This work is broad in scope and unified by a shared vision of personal, economic, and civic prosperity.

Today's Students Initiative

An initiative to support the transformation of postsecondary education and training in Vermont to better meet the needs of today’s students.

College and Career Event Planning Toolkit

A planning toolkit for your next College and Career event.

Equity by the Numbers

 

Vermonters facing systemic oppression face unique roadblocks in their pursuit of postsecondary credentials.

 

Policy Priorities

 

Advance Vermont has identified policy actions needed to increase postsecondary attainment.

 

Action Areas

In order to support the State’s identified education and workforce development priorities, Advance Vermont, its partners, and cross-sector stakeholders must focus our attention to four strategic efforts.

Change the Narrative

Build awareness of the importance of postsecondary education and training, and the diversity of education and career pathways.

Advocate

Promote equitable policy and programming that expands access to and the completion of postsecondary education and training for students of all ages and backgrounds.

convene

Mobilize stakeholders to achieve systems-level change by increasing communication, coordination, and sharing of knowledge and best practices.

Measure

Track progress toward Vermont’s postsecondary attainment goal, identify where equity-related gaps exist, and share state- and national- level, data, research, and trends.

Advance Vermont Resources

We aim to fill resource gaps that exist. Explore our growing body of publications that cover a range of focus areas. We strive to develop new, innovative resources that serve stakeholders and partners alike.

Navigating COVID-19

A resource to help today’s students in Vermont navigate the COVID-19 emergency.

About Advance Vermont

Learn about what we do, who we are, and why we’re working tirelessly toward Vermont’s postsecondary attainment goal.

Today's Students in Vermont

A profile of who are today’s students in Vermont and recommendations for how to better support them.

Equity by the Numbers

An overview of economic and identity-based barriers that hinder Vermonters’ ability to access, afford, and attain education and training after high school.

College and Career Event Planning Toolkit

This toolkit is a guide to planning college and career events in Vermont, including checklists, tips, templates, and resources.

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