The importance of such opportunities has filtered down to the high school level for both college-bound students and those who will be directly entering the workforce after graduation—especially those participating in a career and technical education (CTE) program. Understanding work experience can be the difference in success for a student.
Career and technical education (CTE) programs in middle and high school are rising in popularity, and it’s no wonder why! Not only can these courses help students explore, select, and define a career or field of interest, but also they can support students learn soft skills that are highly prized by the job market.
[Professional Development] Why Every Education Administrator Should Make Peer Connections a Priority
Administrators face similar challenges related to demands on their time and isolated work environments just as teachers do—and they have just as much (or maybe more) need for collaboration in order to share ideas and tackle important problems related to student outcomes, whether online or in person. So, why should administrators focus on being “connected educators” and prioritize collaboration with peers?
Wildfires raging across the landscape of Northern California have driven thousands from their homes, including students and teachers in Paradise, where teachers and bus drivers helped dozens of students and staff escape to safety. Read all about this, more takeaways from the midterms, and other stories in this week’s EdNews Round Up.