Friday, July 19, 2019
Tags Career and technical education

Tag: career and technical education

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.

TRACK helped new high school grad discover his future as electrician

Michah Schenck had part-time jobs before. After spending a portion of his senior year with an automotive products manufacturing firm, however, he knew he had found something more.

Horseman named associate commissioner for OCTE

Interim Commissioner Wayne Lewis appointed David Horseman as associate commissioner in the Office of Career and Technical Education at the Kentucky Department of Education.

Teachers see information technology in action

Computer science teachers from across the state recently visited Humana to learn what one of Kentucky’s largest employers looks for when hiring information technology graduates.

Lewis applauds expansion of Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship

Gov. Matt Bevin issued an executive order expanding the Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship to now include dual credit courses in Career and Technical Education pathways for high school students.