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The Kentucky Department of Education will be involved in drafting legislation that would begin the process of reforming Kentucky’s career and technical education system.
About 200 Kentucky Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) members and advisers joined more than 8,700 other attendees at the largest annual FCCLA National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, Calif., in July.
Students visited exhibitors that ranged from construction professionals to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority and different colleges to talk about their next steps after graduation.
Ignite Institute opened in August with a focus on project-based learning in STEAM-related fields and on providing career opportunities for students while they are still in high school.
More than 50 middle and high school students from 10 schools represented Kentucky during the 2019 Technology Student Association National Conference in National Harbor, Md., with several of them bringing home awards.
During the third meeting of the Kentucky Career and Technical Education Task Force Aug. 21, Kentucky Department of Education Associate Commissioner David Horseman offered a recommendation for a phased approach to funding and governance alternatives for a new unified CTE system in the Commonwealth.
The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking feedback on draft state performance goals proposed by the Perkins V Steering Committee for the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act.
The Kentucky Department of Education hopes to attract employers to the Tech Ready Apprentices for Careers in Kentucky youth apprenticeship program.