Is your CTE program in a career academy setting? Are you interested in the career academy model? Is your school looking at starting a career academy? If you answered yes to any of the above, then ACTE can help you with a host of resources dedicated to career academies.
The New and Related Services Division facilitates cooperative working relations between career academies and other organizations; address international, national, regional, state, territorial and local needs and problems, as well as long-range goals; and provide effective mechanisms of communication among CTE professionals who are involved or are looking to be involved with career academies.
As you explore more, you might want to check out:
- A national directory of career academies
- A career academies policy-related white paper
- A career academies Issue Brief
- Guides for implementing key features of academies
- Videos that highlight some California academies
- An example of a mentoring program housed in an academy
- A database of theme-based curriculum for academies
- A toolbox containing forms, templates and resources
Career academies have become a major part of the high school reform discussion, and ACTE wants to provide a recognized avenue for those interested in career academies to network and share.
Career Academy Resources
National Career Academy Coalition (NCAC) and The National Standards of Practice
Career Academy Support Network
American Youth Policy Forum
National Academy Foundation
Career Academies: A Proven Strategy to Prepare High School Students for College and Careers