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MEDIA ADVISORY: NASDCTEc Will Unveil the Common Standards for CTE at National Career Clusters™ Institute on June 19

The National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc) will release the Common Career Technical Core (CCTC) -- a set of rigorous, high-quality CTE standards to be shared by states-- at the National Career Clusters ™ Institute on June 19, 2012.

Forty-two states, Washington, DC and Palau participated in the development of the CCTC. The development of the CCTC was a multi-step process that incorporated input at various stages from approximately 3,500 individuals representing K-12 education, business and industry and higher education from across the nation.

Who: National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium
What: Common Career Technical Core Unveiling
Where: National Career Clusters ™ Institute at the Omni Shore, located at 2500 Calvert Street NW, Washington, DC 20008
When: Tuesday, June 19, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m.

The Institute is an annual summer event that offers a range of seminars and workshops highlighting model CTE programs across the country that are aligned to the National Career Clusters Framework™. More than 800 secondary and postsecondary educators and administrators, workforce development and industry partners, and counselors will attend. The NASDCTEc Spring Meeting, an event in which CTE State Directors from across the nation convene to discuss public policy issues, will run concurrently with the Institute.

Media interested in attending the Institute or scheduling an interview should contact Info@careertech.org or 301-588-9630.

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