New Publications on Business Partnerships and American Competitiveness
February 1, 2013
ACTE yesterday released two new publications: an Issue Sheet
on CTE’s role in American competitiveness and a companion piece that profiles
successful business-education partnerships in CTE.
The new Issue Sheet updates our longer and more in-depth 2006 Issue Brief on the same
topic. It charts the current state of American competitiveness in the global
economy and examines how CTE plays a vital role in developing a well-educated
workforce that supports American productivity and innovation through its
emphasis on college and career readiness, including academic, technical and
employability skills; its partnerships with industry; and its focus on
meaningful postsecondary attainment that leads to careers that drive the global
A useful companion piece, Business-education Partnerships in CTE: Driving American Competitiveness, features short
profiles of successful business-education partnerships at secondary and postsecondary
institutions and career centers in Tennessee, Ohio, Kentucky, California, New
York and Texas.
These publications are short and to the point, perfect for sharing
with businesses, policymakers and the public to illustrate that CTE is at the
forefront of readying students for college and for careers instrumental to
American prosperity and innovation.