Projects Archive

  • THE STATES’ ROLE IN HIGHER EDUCATION QUALITY ASSURANCE

    The shifting labor force landscape brought on by the COVID-19 crisis makes it especially critical that students and taxpayers see a return on their investment in postsecondary education programs. This page should redirect ...

  • State Resilience Assessment and Planning Tool

    The State Resilience Assessment and Planning Tool was created to help Governors and their staffs assess state resilience, identify gaps, and plan for natural and man-made disasters. Background | Vision/Goals | Overview | ...

  • EDUCATE FOR OPPORTUNITY

    The NGA Center has partnered with Strada Education Network, to focus on supporting state efforts that connect and align their postsecondary institutions to state workforce needs. This page should redirect to: ...

  • STATE RESOURCE CENTER ON ENERGY SECURITY

    As the leaders of their states, governors are ultimately responsible for preparing for and responding to energy emergencies in their states – and are uniquely positioned to do so. This page should redirect to: ...

  • CHILD AND FAMILY WELL-BEING LEARNING COHORT

    The Child and Family Well-Being Learning Cohort is hosted by the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) and Casey Family Programs. The network will join governor’s office representatives, ...

  • THE STATES’ ROLE IN NATIONAL DEFENSE

    NGA’s homeland security, economic development, education, energy, and cyber experts will team with state and interagency partners to identify cross-sector policy connections that enhance the readiness and resilience of ...

  • NGA OUTDOOR RECREATION LEARNING NETWORK

    Helping governors and their outdoor recreation staff explore strategies to leverage their unique natural, cultural and historical resources to improve access to and help promote economic, social and environmental benefits. ...

  • Broadband

    Access to fast, reliable broadband is critical to households, businesses, and communities in the modern economy. The ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency has underscored the necessity of broadband access for critical ...

  • RESKILLING AND RECOVERY NETWORK

    Bringing together state and community college leaders with workforce and industry partners to collaboratively identify and scale strategies that give workers the skills necessary to succeed in an economy reshaped by the ...

  • POLICY ACADEMY ON SCALING WORK-BASED LEARNING

    The NGA Center for Best Practices, with support from the Siemens Foundation, is assisting states in scaling high quality work-based learning programs for youth and young adults in STEM-intensive industries such as advanced ...

  • STATE ENERGY TOOLKIT

    The toolkit offers ideas to help governors respond to trends as they take action in their states in four areas — energy efficiency, clean energy, transportation electrification, and cyber and physical protection. This page ...

  • REFORMING CHILD WELFARE THROUGH A THREE-BRANCH APPROACH

    This Three-Branch Toolkit helps state leaders communicate effectively among branches, understand and respect the complementary roles of each branch, effectively share information and data, navigate differing views and ...