Yesterday, Senator Chris Coons (D-CT) announced the Senate Democrat’s new “Manufacturing Jobs for America” initiative. Hoping to break through the partisan gridlock in Congress to create a “manufacturing revival,” the initiative is a collaboration of more than a dozen Senators and consists of 40 bills, includes several that would provide support for additional career and technical education in manufacturing and other STEM fields.
Posted by Application Administrator at 10/31/2013 3:36:03 PM
This entry in our blog series on data and research as tools for CTE
advocacy addresses the availability of STEM jobs for those with less
than a four-year degree.
Posted by Application Administrator at 10/30/2013 3:44:19 PM
In mid-October, the Center on Great Teachers and Leaders at the American Institutes for Research released a special Issues Brief titled, "21st Century Educators: Developing and Supporting Great Career and Technical Education Teachers." The brief contains an overview of activities around the country related to CTE teacher certification, performance evaluation, and professional development, and suggests that a more integrated human capital management system is critical to CTE teacher effectiveness.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 10/30/2013 9:33:16 AM