Washington, DC: Association for Career and Technical Education
Over the past couple years, career and technical education
has garnered a lot of attention.
The Illinois Association for Career and Technical Education
is made up of eight affiliates representing all areas of career and technical education
Indicators of success: Minot's programs garnered national recognition, winning the Association for Career and Technical Education
's 2005 Programs that Work: Preparing Students for Nontraditional Careers Award.
Changes in the workplace have caused career and technical educators to strengthen their programs, says Dianne Mondry, president of the Association for Career and Technical Education
. Courses are more rigorous, both academically and technically, and increasing numbers of secondary programs offer college credit, Mondry says.
In January 2010, the National Research Center for Career and Technical Education
(NRCCTE) issued a progress report on three studies being conducted by the Center that examine the implementation and outcomes of Programs of Study (POS), which were required in the 2006 reauthorization of the federal legislation for career and technical education
On behalf of the Association for Career and Technical Education
(ACTE), congratulations on your inauguration as the 44th president of the United States.
WASHINGTON -- The House unanimously approved a resolution that "supports the goals and ideals of Career and Technical Education
month (and) recognizes the importance of career and technical education
in preparing a well-educated and skilled workforce in America."
Thomas Donahue, president of the New York State Association for Career and Technical Education
, believe the damage to career and technical education
could have been worse had his organization not lobbied on their behalf.
Misconception 10: Career and technical education
is irrelevant to job outcomes.
This report highlights the demand for skills in the global economy and the ways in which educators can meet this demand by drawing on both career and technical education
and the Partnership for 21st Century Skills' Framework for 21st Century Learning.
CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
(CTE) PRODUCES GAINS in academic achievement and earnings and represents a significant contribution to the education of America's youth and adults in preparation of a skilled workforce.