2018 was a significant year for Career Technical Education (CTE).
In 2018, 42 states and Washington, D.C., passed a total of 146 policy actions related to CTE and career readiness, including legislation, executive orders, board of education actions, budget provisions and ballot initiatives.
This report from Advance CTE and the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) is the sixth annual review of CTE and career readiness policies across the United States.
It represents the most comprehensive national snapshot of state activity related to CTE and career readiness, and provides a critical opportunity for state and national leaders to reflect on national trends and consider future directions.
– Industry partnerships/work-based learning
– Dual/concurrent enrollment, articulation and early college
– Industry-recognized credentials, tied with graduation requirements; and
Reports from previous years can be found on the State Policies Impacting CTE Year in Review series page.
— AR Career Education (@ARCareerEd) February 12, 2019
The Arkansas Career and Technical Education (CTE) Division supports the national vision for CTE, Putting Learner Success First: A Shared Vision for the Future of CTE, and in particular, the five key guiding principles of this vision, namely:
1. All CTE programs are held to the highest standards of excellence
2. All learners are empowered to choose a meaningful education and career
3. All learning is personalized and flexible
4. All learning is facilitated by knowledgeable experts
5. All systems work together to put learner success first
The February JobReady celebrates Career and Technical Education Month! Check out this issue to see why Career Tech is education that works for Arkansas! https://t.co/oTjGMphLQx#CTEMonth #ARCTE19 #CTE pic.twitter.com/y4jngP3BNN
— AR Career Education (@ARCareerEd) February 11, 2019