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Career and Technical Education

Work-Based Learning for Adult Learners (Webinar and Discussion)

We hope you’ll join us for Thursday’s webinar, Work-Based Learning Resources for Adult Educators, at 2pm ET (Register here). Before the webinar, we want to hear about your experiences offering work-based learning (WBL) and encourage you to review one of the resources that will be discussed during the webinar.

Exemplary Career and Technical Education Programs include Adult Education

Exemplary Career and Technical Education Programs include Adult Education

If you agree with this statement, you should know more about the opportunity to highlight Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs that address the needs of both K-12 and adult learners.

Association for Career and Technical Education to offer Post-Secondary Leadership PD

The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) has been given funding by ECMC Foundation, a national philanthropic organization, for a Postsecondary Leadership Success Program (PLSP). Learn more on ACTE's site.

The PLSP at ACTE will use more than $1 million in grant-funds to provide professional and career growth opportunities to the next generation of leaders at nonprofits and postsecondary institutions offering CTE programs.

Education Week: Career and Technical Education at a Crossroads

  • Date: 
    Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
    Online webinar

Title: Career and Technical Education at a Crossroads

CTE Coalition Calls for Transformation of Career Pathways

Eight organizations recently issued a call for the transformation of Career and Technical Education (CTE), to coordinate efforts between K-12, higher education and the business world to engage in providing meaningful career pathways for learners.

Career Pathways Partnerships and Collaboration at the Ground Level

Program Management and Career Pathways Colleagues,

In 2016, what do partnerships between adult basic skills programs and industries, corporations and local businesses look like? Do these provide opportunities for work advancement and for education advancement? Are they already part of a career pathways system, or could they be? If these collaborations are in place, what are the other elements needed to support them in a fully-functioning local career pathways system?

Next Generation Career Pathways: A Manufacturing Case Study

According to The Getting Smart Blog, which features articles on higher education and lifelong learning, there are over three million unfilled, skilled jobs in the U.S., and two times as many disconnected youth. In Next Generation Career Pathways:  A Manufacturing Case Study, writers, Tom Vander Ark and Mary Ryerse present how

West Virginia's Simulated Workplace Initiative

The following is excerpted from the National Journal, which recently published an article about an innovative Career and Technical Education (CTE) model that the state of West Virginia is implementing to make its CTE programs operate as student-run enterprises.

From The Classrooms Where Students Are In Charge

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