Career Technical Education (CTE) is helping our nation address key challenges—from workforce development to student achievement, from economic vitality to global competitiveness. With more than 12.5 million students nationwide, CTE programs in high schools and postsecondary institutions are leading change, transforming expectations and making a difference.

CTE is learning that works for America, including employers, community leaders, economic development professionals, schools and colleges, policymakers, students, parents and local economies. For all of us, CTE is having a profound and positive impact on America.

Through the CTE: Learning that works for America® campaign, we can collaboratively create awareness and recognition for CTE that enhances its leadership position among key audiences and underscores the value of CTE.

In this section, you will find a variety of resources that help you convey the message that CTE is learning that works for America. These include:

  • Campaign strategies and best practices for building the CTE: Learning that works brand in your state.
  • Campaign resources provided by NASDCTEc to help you get started making the case for CTE in your state.

We encourage all CTE stakeholders and advocates to get active making the case for CTE. Review the CTE: Learning that works for America user agreement to start using your state's CTE: Learning that works for America materials today!