Sunday, September 22, 2019
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Tag: career and technical education

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.

More than just funding needed to ensure equity, achievement in schools

While it is important that we address our funding challenges in public education, I am deeply concerned that much of the dialogue has been largely limited to just a funding conversation. The reality of our situation is that achieving KDE and KBE’s shared vision of ensuring that each and every student, regardless of background and characteristics, is empowered and equipped to pursue a successful future, will take much more than funding.

Kentucky students attend international marketing conference

More than 253 Kentucky high school students from 23 schools participated in the 2019 DECA International Career Development Conference in Orlando, Fla.

90th Kentucky FFA State Convention planned for June 11-13 in Lexington

The 90th Kentucky FFA State Convention will be June 11-13 at the Lexington Center in downtown Lexington. More than 2,500 FFA members, advisers, sponsors and guests are expected to attend the convention.

Bryan Station junior highlights importance of CTE at national conference

LaMargaret Johnson, a junior at Bryan Station High School (Fayette County), impressed upon a national audience of chief state school officers and educators the vital importance of strong career and technical education (CTE) programs in a speech in Washington, D.C., April 8.

Henderson health science program recognized by Advance CTE

The health science program at Henderson County High School has been recognized as one of eight winners of Advance CTE’s 2019 Excellence in Action awards.