Technical Education

Want a job? It's still about education. - WTOP

September 1, 2017 - 9:04am

Want a job? It's still about education.
WTOP
As a scholar of education policy, and of career and technical education in particular, I have seen incredible changes in technology and the workforce. And, while degree requirements have changed, education continues to be the cornerstone of job ...

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Want a job? It's still about education. - San Francisco Chronicle

September 1, 2017 - 9:03am

Want a job? It's still about education.
San Francisco Chronicle
As a scholar of education policy, and of career and technical education in particular, I have seen incredible changes in technology and the workforce. And, while degree requirements have changed, education continues to be the cornerstone of job ...

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Help wanted: Construction employers struggle to find qualified workers - Chicago Tribune

September 1, 2017 - 6:12am

Chicago Tribune

Help wanted: Construction employers struggle to find qualified workers
Chicago Tribune
But the national association also warned that unless greater investments are made in career and technical education, these chronic labor shortages could have a significant economic impact. "In the short-term, fewer firms will be able to bid on ...

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CiTi Names Sparkman New Dean of Students - Oswego Daily News

August 31, 2017 - 6:52pm

Oswego Daily News

CiTi Names Sparkman New Dean of Students
Oswego Daily News
MEXICO – Looking to prepare students for the next chapter of their lives, Kimberly Sparkman is excited to join the Center for Instruction, Technology and Innovation as the new Dean of Students for Career and Technical Education. New CTE Dean of ...

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AMBITION ON DISPLAY: Prosser students impress Indiana senator ... - Newsandtribune

August 31, 2017 - 11:47am

Newsandtribune

AMBITION ON DISPLAY: Prosser students impress Indiana senator ...
Newsandtribune
NEW ALBANY — When Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly was growing up, he didn't dream of being an elected official — he wanted to be a professional baseball ...

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Education news around Idaho - Idaho EdNews

August 31, 2017 - 10:42am

Idaho EdNews

Education news around Idaho
Idaho EdNews
Debra Guinn, a Nampa School District culinary arts instructor, was named Teacher of the Year by the Career Technical Educators of Idaho (CTEI). The statewide award recognizes career and technical teachers at the middle and high school school level who ...
Viewpoints: New York's public schools excel in many different waysBuffalo News
Bellevue School Board adopts $301.5 million budgetBellevue Reporter
All HISD students to receive three free meals per day this school year | News Blog - News Blog - Houston ISDNews Blog - Houston ISD
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School Districts Across Colorado Shift From College Prep to Career Prep - Westword

August 31, 2017 - 10:29am

Westword

School Districts Across Colorado Shift From College Prep to Career Prep
Westword
“There's been a lot of support the last year and a half around having the career conversation first and then figuring out the post-secondary option that makes the most sense,” says Sarah Heath, the head of career and technical education, or CTE, for ...

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Labor Day: University degrees not only path to lucrative careers - Palm Beach Post

August 31, 2017 - 8:25am

Palm Beach Post

Labor Day: University degrees not only path to lucrative careers
Palm Beach Post
The confluence of Labor Day and the start of another school year is an apropos time to write about career and technical education — what used to be called vocational training. Because a year from now, educational paths to careers in the trades should ...

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California invests in vocational programs to close employment gap - Education Dive

August 31, 2017 - 8:22am

California invests in vocational programs to close employment gap
Education Dive
However, students with career and technical education background are slightly more likely to be employed than their degree-holding counterparts but far more likely to be employed in their field of study. Challenges do remain; some parents are wary of ...

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Funds coming to county for career, tech education - The News Leader - Staunton News Leader

August 30, 2017 - 8:10pm

Staunton News Leader

Funds coming to county for career, tech education - The News Leader
Staunton News Leader
Staunton, Augusta County and Waynesboro will benefit from a new funding opportunity from the state.

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Chinese delegation gets inside look at Metea Valley High School ... - Chicago Tribune

August 30, 2017 - 5:19pm

Chicago Tribune

Chinese delegation gets inside look at Metea Valley High School ...
Chicago Tribune
A Chinese delegation visited Metea Valley High School in Aurora as part of a trip to learn about U.S. career and technical education programs. Aug. 30, 2017.

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Westar Opens 'Pole Farm' Training Facility For Technical Students - HPPR

August 30, 2017 - 12:28pm

HPPR

Westar Opens 'Pole Farm' Training Facility For Technical Students
HPPR
Jeff Colyer, who spoke at the dedication ceremony. "This is an amazing facility that we have right here. It's an unusual one that you don't find everywhere." Kansas lawmakers passed a bill in 2012 meant to stimulate career and technical education in ...

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Why Massachusetts' CTE approach works — and what other states could learn - Education Dive

August 30, 2017 - 11:00am

Why Massachusetts' CTE approach works — and what other states could learn
Education Dive
What is driving the popularity of vocational education – or as it is usually called now, career and technical education (CTE) – in Massachusetts? How does today's vocational education differ from that of yesteryear? What is happening in the Bay State ...

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Poll Shows Strong Public Support for Career and Technical Education - Collision Week (subscription)

August 30, 2017 - 9:55am

Collision Week (subscription)

Poll Shows Strong Public Support for Career and Technical Education
Collision Week (subscription)
Phi Delta Kappa International released its 49th annual report titled, Poll of the Public's Attitudes Toward the Public Schools. The wide-ranging survey of education issues was conducted in May 2017 with more than 1,500 people in all 50 states. Career ...

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Bristol, Tennessee, leaders interview candidates for the Board of Education - Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

August 30, 2017 - 1:07am

Bristol, Tennessee, leaders interview candidates for the Board of Education
Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
She went on to say that though she's not well-versed in Career and Technical Education [CTE], the system's work-based learning program, she wants to learn. “I think one sign of a good leader is to admit when they don't know something,” she said.

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Westar Opens 'Pole Farm' Training Facility For Technical Students ... - KMUW

August 29, 2017 - 6:38pm

KMUW

Westar Opens 'Pole Farm' Training Facility For Technical Students ...
KMUW
Westar Energy on Tuesday celebrated the completion of its new training site in Wichita where high school and technical school students can explore careers.
Wichita pole farm helps electrical linemen practice craft | The Wichita ...Wichita Eagle
Westar opens Wichita training site - Story - KFDI.comKFDI

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Manufacturing skills offer a great option for our students - Forest Lake Lowdown

August 29, 2017 - 5:10pm

Manufacturing skills offer a great option for our students
Forest Lake Lowdown
The Bloomington Public Schools has done this with a Career and Technical Education focus. I am hopeful that more school districts will take advantage of this pilot program to further technical education and exposure to students looking outside of ...

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After decades of pushing bachelor's degrees, U.S. needs more - PBS - PBS NewsHour

August 29, 2017 - 1:40pm

PBS NewsHour

After decades of pushing bachelor's degrees, U.S. needs more - PBS
PBS NewsHour
As California budgets millions to rebrand long-disparaged vocational education, there are an estimated 30 million jobs in the U.S. that pay at least $55000 per ...

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Brockhoft receives SDACTE lifetime achievement award - Brookings Register

August 29, 2017 - 11:44am

Brookings Register

Brockhoft receives SDACTE lifetime achievement award
Brookings Register
BROOKINGS – The South Dakota Association of Career and Technical Education has announced that Kris Brockhoft, Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) state adviser, has been named the SDACTE Lifetime Achievement Award ...

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