To fully understand the impact of CTE, let’s break down some numbers with data according the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE).
Navigating your state education agency’s website or staying up to date on the latest education news can feel like a daunting task with education terms and trends that you may be unfamiliar with. We wanted to help you stay in the know by breaking down the important points of these terms and definitions so that you can know what’s going on in your child’s classroom. Let’s get started.
On July 31, 2018, President Trump signed into law H.R. 2353, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, which is the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (Perkins Act), last revised in 2006. Now that this updated bill has been passed, what’s next for career and technical education (CTE) stakeholders?
The new school year brings with it a host of emotions: anticipation, excitement, and even a little nervousness for some. In the state of Pennsylvania, there often seems to be some necessary learning for educators and administrators as well. This is especially true this year with the inception of the Future Ready PA Index.
In a watershed moment for his administration on education policy, President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed a reauthorization of the Perkins Act, called the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act. Read all about this and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up!
At Edmentum, we want all students to achieve their educational and career goals—even beyond high school graduation. One way we can support students through graduation and into the workforce is by preparing them for a career. This is where Edmentum’s newest CTE course comes in!
Small changes happen every day as teachers find new ways to integrate technology, connect with each other, and give students the skills the 21st century requires of them. These changes tend to grow into trends and, if applicable, best practices.
In today’s job market, jobs that do not require a college degree are on the rise. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Handbook, many of the fastest-growing jobs through 2024 will be in CTE fields. In fact, many high-demand careers require certifications instead. This is great news for high school students who want options other than going straight into post-secondary education.
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