The Center on Wisconsin Strategy (COWS) and the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) have collaborated on a set of profiles that describe the characteristics of those in need of better skills and wages in each state.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 9/26/2013 10:27:14 AM
Applications are now being accepted for Phase II of the Advancing Career and Technical Education (CTE) in State and Local Career Pathways Systems project.
This project helps states integrate Programs of Study into broader
career pathways systems. Three states will be chosen for Phase
II, and this time the project will focus on transportation-related
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 9/25/2013 10:08:15 AM
The latest round of Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grants has
been awarded to community colleges and universities around the country
for the development and expansion of innovative training programs in
partnership with local employers.
Posted by Application Administrator at 9/19/2013 4:47:08 PM
in CTE, workforce development and related fields, take note: the U.S.
Department of Labor, through its contractor IMPAQ International, has
announced 10 awards, comprising $80,000 total, to be granted on a
competitive basis to doctoral and post-doctoral students for relevant
research on policy related to employment and training topics.
Posted by Application Administrator at 9/19/2013 4:38:00 PM
This week marks the kick-off of an online training series on Making Career Pathways Work: Curricular Design and Instructional Practice,
brought to you by the National Center for Innovation in CTE (NCICTE).
This training series offers approaches to help strengthen educators'
capacity to design and deliver standards-based, integrated curriculum
and improve instructional practice in career pathways.
Posted by Application Administrator at 9/16/2013 1:04:32 PM
Fifty-seven percent of Americans say their job typically does not
require a bachelor's or more advanced degree, according to a recent Gallup poll, the same percentage as in 2005.
Posted by Application Administrator at 9/16/2013 1:04:09 PM
Lessons from College Measures, based on tracking return on investment data for postsecondary education from five states, won't be a surprise to CTE advocates: the value of short-term credentials; the importance of field of study to later earnings; and the wage potential of the T and E in STEM.
Posted by Application Administrator at 9/10/2013 9:48:39 AM
The draft of the Common Education Data Standards (CEDS) version 4 has
been released for public comment. CEDS 4.0 includes over 40 new and
revised elements related to CTE teachers, students and programs,
including professional/technical credentials, teacher certification,
and work-based learning.
Posted by Application Administrator at 9/9/2013 11:21:42 AM