Silver Spring, MD | July 1, 2014 marked the opening of a new one-year term for the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc) and National Career Technical Education Foundation (NCTEF) Board. Board members assume their new positions against a backdrop of exploding interest in CTE nationwide.
Taking the helm this year is Dean for Career and Technical Education at the Colorado Community College System Scott Stump. President Stump said of the position, “It’s a privilege to lead an organization of this caliber, especially at such an important moment for CTE. We’re seeing a tremendous groundswell of support for our discipline nationwide—I believe we can seize on that momentum in the year ahead and bring about even greater growth for high-quality CTE going forward.”
· President Scott Stump, Dean for Career and Technical Education at the Colorado Community College System
· Vice President Rod Duckworth, Chancellor for the Division of Career and Adult Education at the Florida Department of Education
· Secretary/Treasurer Jo Anne Honeycutt, Director of Career and Technical Education at the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
· Past President John Fischer, Deputy Secretary at the Vermont Agency of Education
NASDCTEc/NCTEF will continue to build on the momentum of the year to date under its expert leadership. Highlights so far include promoting the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 along with a huge group of stakeholder partners, tracking state policy developments from 2013, examining nationwide college and career readiness standards and promoting exemplary, forward-looking CTE programs to a national audience.
Officers’ biographies can be found here.
The National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc) was established in 1920 to represent the state and territory heads of secondary, postsecondary and adult Career Technical Education (CTE) across the nation. NASDCTEc, through leadership, advocacy and partnerships, aims to support an innovative CTE system that prepares individuals to succeed in education and their careers, and poises the United States to flourish in a global, dynamic economy.