article in Community College Week highlighted the growing number of individuals
enrolling in post-secondary CTE to gain skills they can apply in the workplace
without pursuing an associates or bachelor’s degree.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/18/2014 10:50:41 AM
From existing funds in the Department of Labor, these grants are intended to foster partnerships between community colleges and business and industry to design career training programs and to expand apprenticeship opportunities.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/17/2014 9:36:02 AM
Eight states have qualified to receive a portion of the incentive grant awards established under WIA by exceeded performance levels during the 2012 program year under WIA title IB and title II.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/16/2014 2:16:45 PM
On behalf of the nation’s more than 200,000 career and technical education professionals, I would like to thank the Baltimore Sun’s staff for their editorial highlighting CTE.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/11/2014 4:01:48 PM
Totaling $107 million, the grants were awarded to local education agencies, postsecondary institutions, workforce investment boards, and employers to integrate real-world experience with classroom learning.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/8/2014 5:33:30 PM
Every once in a while, a story catches my eye that highlights
what great CTE looks like in the context of broader policy discussions
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/1/2014 2:40:05 PM
During 2013, Sen. Begich made CTE one of his top priorities by introducing a package of CTE initiatives including the Counseling for Career Choice Act.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 3/24/2014 9:36:31 AM
The Department of Education (DOE) recently hosted several leaders from career and technical student organizations for a “Youth Voices” session with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan as a component of its CTE Month celebrations in February. The Youth Voices sessions are designed to provide the Secretary and department staff with an opportunity to engage with students and solicit their input on existing and future policies and decisions.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 3/21/2014 2:05:39 PM