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This clearinghouse is designed to provide detailed information on topics of key interest to career and technical educators and administrators. Click on a topic below to access best practice articles, research reports, podcasts, webinars, policy papers and presentations from ACTE, the National Research Center for Career and Technical Education, and other organizations and individuals. These resources can be used to improve practice and inform further research and development in these areas. ACTE does not endorse any specific resource or method referenced in the clearinghouse, but has worked to pull together as much diverse information as possible to help stakeholders improve CTE programs around the country!

Student Outcomes
Technical Skill Attainment
High School Completion and Dropout Prevention
Secondary-postsecondary Transitions
Postsecondary Pathways and Credential Completion

Educator Development and Support
Educator Recruitment and Retention
Pre-service Training and Teacher Certification
Professional Development
Leadership/Administrator Development
Educator Evaluation

Teaching and Learning Strategies
Academic Integration
Online Learning and Technology in the Classroom
Work-based and Service Learning
Employability/21st-century Skills
Career and Technical Student Organizations

Program Design/Implementation
Programs of Study, Career Pathways and Alignment
Business Partnerships and Community Involvement
Curriculum and Program Development
Student Recruitment and Program Promotion
Program Assessment/Evaluation

Student Support
Career Guidance and Counseling
Parental Involvement
Serving Special Populations
Recruitment and Retention of Students to Non-traditional Fields
Support Services for Working Adults and Other Non-traditional Students

School Reform
Career Academies and Small Learning Communities
Secondary School Redesign
College and Career Readiness
Community College Transformation

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CTE Clearinghouse: Technical Skill Attainment

Attaining technical skills is critical to student success in education and the workforce. The following resources include best practice articles, research reports, podcasts, webinars, policy papers and presentations that address strategies CTE programs have used to successfully foster, and assess, student skill achievement.

CTE Clearinghouse: Career Academies and Small Learning Communities

One of the more innovative and popular education reforms in recent years is the career academy. Career academies engage a cohort group of students and staff in a smaller learning community built on rigorous academics and CTE. The following resources include articles, research reports and policy papers as well as online media on career academies.


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Friday, December 01, 2017

Michigan ACTE’s New Career and Technical Education ​Teacher Workshop

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

ACTE's CareerTech VISION 2017

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