Sunday, October 25, 2020
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Inaugural TRACK summit draws 200 employers to Louisville

The first Inside TRACK to Youth Apprenticeships summit brought in several speakers, including Scott Stump, an assistant secretary in the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education, who gave high praise to Kentucky’s TRACK Youth Apprenticeship program.

Students explore future jobs at Career Expo in Lexington

For my first photo blog at the Kentucky Department of Education, I recently went to the 2nd annual Academies of Lexington Career Expo over in Fayette County.

Bringing career tech to the fore

During the Kentucky Association for Career and Technical Education's annual conference in Louisville, Interim Commissioner Wayne Lewis announced a new campaign to increase the public's awareness about career and technical education. 

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.

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.

Districts awarded New Skills for Youth Grants to strengthen and expand...

The Kentucky Department of Education has awarded six Kentucky school districts with grants to strengthen and expand career and technical pathways for students.

Why CTE Matters

February is national Career and Technical Education Month. I think it its a great idea to have a month where we as a nation can take the time to learn more about and appreciate all that career and technical education offers our students.

Helping rising educators

A new education career pathway and a new student organization are designed to help Kentucky school districts grow their own teachers.

It’s time to take a second look at CTE

Too often in the past we’ve thought of career and technical education as being an alternative pathway for students who, for one reason or another, weren’t going to attend a college or a university. It is time for all of us in the Commonwealth to realize that CTE is for everyone.

Board considers career/tech funding; novice reduction

Current funding for career and technical education (CTE) in Kentucky is inadequate and at critical levels. That’s the conclusion of an independent report presented to...