CTE courses and programs help engage students in their education by focusing on concrete, in-demand skills and providing students with opportunities to see those skills being applied in the workforce.
This month, Acting U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr., called on Congress to reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, which provides more than $1.1 billion in funding for the nation’s CTE programs in secondary and postsecondary institutions.
Implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act will ramp up in the coming months as State Plans are finalized and the July 1st date for new performance accountability measures to take effect approaches. We've highlighted four key changes that adult educators can expect to prepare for.