Wednesday, April 8, 2020
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Update on CTE end-of-program pilot exams

Here are important updates related to the COVID-19 emergency from the Office of Career and Technical Education and Student Transition (OCTEST) regarding career and technical education (CTE) end-of-program (EOP) pilot assessments for the 2019-2020 academic year.

All education is career and technical education

A lot of times I hear people referring to career and technical education and college prep classes as two separate things. When it comes down to it, all education is career and technical education.

Feedback sought on Carl D. Perkins State Plan

Based on recent public input, the Kentucky Department of Education is seeking final feedback on its revised draft of the Carl D. Perkins State Plan, also known as Perkins V or the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act.

KDE Employee Spotlight: Leslie Slaughter

This week Leslie Slaughter is under the KDE Employee Spotlight. Learn more about her roles with the department and what she was doing prior to joining KDE.

KDE recognizes CTE month

At its Feb. 4 meeting, the Kentucky Board of Education Celebrated February as National Career and Technical Education Month by recognizing students from each of the state’s nationally recognized career and technical student organizations.

In defense of exposing younger students to career pathways

Jessamine County has put an emphasis on helping students in middle school and even elementary school understand the career pathways options available to them.

KACTE Entrepreneurship Event winners announced

The winners of the ninth annual Kentucky Association for Career and Technical Education (KACTE) Entrepreneurship Event have been announced.

KBE lays out next steps in search for new education commissioner

At a special meeting Jan. 17, the Kentucky Board of Education appointed board members Cody Pauley Johnson, Sharon Porter Robinson and Lee Todd to a team that will evaluate proposals from executive search firms vying to help the board find Kentucky’s next education commissioner.

Kentucky educators honored at national CTE event

Six career and technical education professionals from Kentucky public schools were among those honored in the national awards program at the Association for Career and Technical Education’s Career Tech Vision professional development conference in December in Anaheim, Calif.

Expanded early postsecondary opportunities: Articulated credit

Students can earn articulated college credit toward postsecondary studies within their career pathway while in high school – tuition free!