Friday, April 28, 2017
Tags Career and technical education

Tag: career and technical education

Tiny house teaching big lessons

Casey County High School teacher Garlen Whitis decided go small for his construction class after years teaching students to build larger homes.

Helping rising educators

A new education career pathway and a new student organization are designed to help Kentucky school districts grow their own teachers.

Warren County ATC to receive national award

The Warren County Area Technology Center (ATC) has been named a winner of the Excellence in Action award from Advance CTE, a national nonprofit...

Employment initiative opens doors for students, employers

The Youth Employment Solutions program allows schools and businesses to work together to give students real-world work experience.

It’s time to take a second look at CTE

Too often in the past we’ve thought of career and technical education as being an alternative pathway for students who, for one reason or another, weren’t going to attend a college or a university. It is time for all of us in the Commonwealth to realize that CTE is for everyone.

Filling the halls of KDE’s new home

Breckinridge County ATC students are among those whose works will be displayed at KDE’s new home.

Kentucky awarded $2 million to improve career education

The Council of Chief State School Officers and JPMorgan Chase & Co. announced Jan. 11 that Kentucky is one of 10 states that will receive a $2 million grant to strengthen and expand career education pathways for students.

Dreamers wanted

Before a thing can be made, it has to be imagined. But in order to be tomorrow’s dreamers, today’s students need to have a sound backing in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills.

Kentucky CTE demonstrates award-winning leadership

Kentucky’s national leadership in Career and Technical Education (CTE) was recognized recently with several awards presented at the Career Tech Vision 2016 Conference, and the accompanying conferences of the National Association of Agriculture Educators and the National Association of Teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences.

Kentucky Board of Education approves charter school principles

At its meeting in Frankfort Dec. 7, the Kentucky Board of Education approved a framework for charter schools, should the General Assembly consider public charter school legislation in the upcoming session.