CTE: Up to the Challenge, Preparing Students to be College and Career Ready - November 16, 2010
NASDCTEc, Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE), and P21 highlight the demand for skills in the global economy and the ways in which educators can meet this demand by drawing on both career technical education (CTE) and 21st century skills.
Bridging Education and the Economy - October 12, 2010
In an effort to close the skills gaps within our economy, businesses are teaming up with high schools and community colleges to create rigorous career technical education (CTE) programs that respond to the needs of the labor market.
A Look Inside: A Synopsis of CTE Trends (Analysis of State CTE Data and Initiatives) - September 29, 2010
Career Technical Education (CTE) is growing in variety of ways. Hear highlights from the NASDCTEc staff about the recent trends seen in CTE governance, teacher shortages, funding and Career Clusters implementation.
CTE Gives States Edge in Global Economy - July 23, 2010
The global economy has added a new perspective for state leaders who are seeking ways to cultivate a competitive workforce. Today, students in their states must be ready to compete for jobs not only in their hometowns, but across the globe.
Already at the Top: CTE Programs Show Positive Impact on Student Achievement - May 28, 2010
A string of changes in global competition, demographics, as well as our collective conscience, require we ensure that every student in the United States is prepared for success. Hence, education systems are aiming to address these changes.
NASDCTEc Webinar: CTE and Common Core Standards - May 27, 2010
Gene Wilhoit, Executive Director of the Council of Chief State School Officers, and Dane Linn, Director, Education Division of the National Governor’s Association Center for Best Practices, will insights on states' adoption of common core standards.
NASDCTEc Unveils New Vision Statement, Leads New Charge for CTE - March 18, 2010
NASDCTEc has developed a new vision statement on the future of CTE which will highlight the significant role CTE will play in our new economy.The vision statement consists of a set of forward-thinking principles that will serve as a guiding tool for CTE.
CTE Statistics and Your Input Equals Better Data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) - March 10, 2010
NCES staff will provide a brief background on the CTE data and statistics that NCES currently collects. But their main interest is to hear from you on how they can do better. Make your voice heard!
Return on Investment Strategies of selected states (sharing session) Washington State, Oklahoma and Tennessee - January 14, 2010
Return on investment data is one of the most important factors that Congress and the Administration will look at to determine levels of funding for federal programs, like Perkins.