Thursday, August 22, 2019
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Tag: career and technical education

KDE to showcase TRACK apprenticeship program to employers

The Kentucky Department of Education hopes to attract employers to the Tech Ready Apprentices for Careers in Kentucky youth apprenticeship program.

Mason instructor a semifinalist for prize for skilled trades teachers

Adam Wallingford, a welding instructor at Mason County School, is among 50 teachers and teacher teams from across the country who have been named as semifinalists for the 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence.

Growing teacher shortages will affect Kentucky students

Thousands of teaching positions in Kentucky schools remain unfilled as the start of a new school year approaches, and the Kentucky Department of Education is working to address the shortage through high school career pathways, college recruitment and alternative certifications

KACTE leadership academy open to CTE teacher leaders

The Kentucky Association for Career and Technical Education is accepting applications for its TALENTS (Teachers As Leaders – Empowering New Thinking Skills) Leadership Academy, which is designed to strengthen personal and professional leadership ability among its members and the entire career and technical education community.

Recent Knox Central graduate making a career out of YouTube

Despite operating a YouTube channel with more than 1 million subscribers, Kendall Gray prioritized academics.

All students succeed at SkillsUSA

Students came to the national SkillsUSA conference for the competition, and they benefitted from the experience no matter where they finished.

A better CTE system starts with pooling resources

Associate Commissioner David Horseman told the Kentucky Career and Technical Education Task Force that finding the best way to share resources should be the top priority in developing a unified system for career and technical education.

KDE officials call for legislators to create unified CTE system

In a presentation to the Kentucky Budget Review Subcommittee on Education, Commissioner Wayne Lewis and Associate Commissioner David Horseman called for legislators to create a unified system for delivering quality career and technical education for students in the Commonwealth.

Legislative task force to examine CTE systems

The Kentucky Career and Technical Education Task Force held the first in a series of meetings June 18 that could lead to structural and funding reforms.

Kentucky students make strong showing at DECA International conference

More than 250 Kentucky high school students from 23 high schools participated in the 2019 DECA International Career Development Conference in Orlando in April.