Thursday, October 17, 2019
Tags Career pathways

Tag: career pathways

Innovative new school ignites interests of students, teachers

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.

Horseman makes recommendations to CTE legislative task force

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.

KDE to showcase TRACK apprenticeship program to employers

The Kentucky Department of Education hopes to attract employers to the Tech Ready Apprentices for Careers in Kentucky youth apprenticeship program.

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.

A model of success

Glasgow High School has established a culture in which it motivates its students to succeed and provides them with the means to do so.

A partnership to prepare students

Three Fayette County high schools are offering career academies designed to prepare students for life after high school and to provide the type of workforce local business and industry is seeking.

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.

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.

Thinking outside the stereotype

In its second year, nontraditional camps at several of the state’s area technology centers are giving students a look at careers they might not have considered.

Tiny house teaching big lessons

Casey County High School teacher Garlen Whitis decided go small for his construction class after years teaching students to build larger homes.