Monday, December 17, 2018
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KACTE seeks proposals for annual conference

The Kentucky Association for Career and Technical Education (KACTE) is accepting proposals for its annual conference July 23-29 at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville.

Industry certification reimbursement funding available

For the 2018-2019 school year, $1.8 million was allocated for districts and area technology centers to offer Kentucky Workforce Innovation Board approved industry recognized credentials to free/reduced-price meal students.

‘A really exciting time’ to be in CTE

David Horseman, the new associate commissioner of KDE’s Office of Career and Technical Education, said changes will continue to come to career and technical education.

Work group will discuss one aspect of new transition readiness measures

Members of the Superintendents’ Advisory Council raised concerns about an option for students to verify exceptional work experience.

A head start down a career pathway

Marion County Area Technology Center is offering 8th-grade students a hands-on preview of its advanced manufacturing and Project Lead the Way curricula through a pair of elective classes.

Kentucky high school apprenticeship program receives national attention

The Tech Ready Apprenticeship for Careers in Kentucky (TRACK) program was in the national spotlight Sept. 12 as U.S. Assistant Education Secretary Scott Stump toured a program site in Lexington as a part of the U.S. Department of Education’s “Rethink School” Back-to-School tour.

Calloway County grad finds success in Texas thanks to business classes

Sumer Starks graduated in 2010 from Calloway County High School, where she was an active member of the business department.

Helping kids find their passion

At his State of Education address, Interim Commissioner Wayne Lewis said educators need to find new ways of making sure a child’s biggest supporter – their parents – is involved in the classroom.

Lewis challenges Kentuckians to shift dialogue to career preparedness

Kentucky Department of Education Interim Commissioner Wayne D. Lewis called upon state educators, parents and Kentucky businesses to help students across the Commonwealth prepare for thousands of profitable careers that are open to highly skilled, educated graduates.

KDE announces campaign to familiarize students with careers

Kentucky Department of Education Interim Commissioner Wayne Lewis has announced a new campaign aimed at increasing awareness about career and technical education careers.