Legislative Update of the Week
The Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education (OCTAE) responded to the questions and issues states have posed during COVID-19 (Coronavirus) regarding the use of grant funds from the U.S. Department of Education. For further details: https://www2.ed.gov/documents/coronavirus/factsheet-fiscal-questions.pdf… #CTEQ_A
CTE Newsletter of the Week
Utah Department of Education congratulates 117 students who have been awarded a CTE scholarship to a Utah postsecondary institute. In the newsletter, Utah showcases how career-focused pathways result in the attainment of an industry-valued credential and can lead to furthering their training and/or education.
April is Community College Month!
Follow ACCT (@CCTrustees) on Twitter and tweet with the hashtag #CCMonth
Community College Spotlight of the Week
Sinclair Community College in Dayton, Ohio embarked on a campus-wide phone campaign to communicate with targeted populations concerning their mental and physical health as well as their transition to online learning. Hear from a CTE student and how they remain engaged during on-line instruction.
April is National Welding Month! Follow Build Your Future (@BuildYourFuture) for welding career facts each week.
Welding Story of the Week
Twitter Chat of the Week
Advance CTE joined the conversation around equality in preparing all students for career, college and citizenship. Big thanks to the K-12 Education Policy Team at Center For American Progress (@EdProgress) for hosting. View the conversation and resources on Twitter under #QualityEdChat.
Join us on the #QualityEdChat as we join the conversation about preparing all students for college, career, and citizenship in the face of a global crisis at noon EDT on Tuesday, April 7th. #CAPeducation Hosted by @EdProgress pic.twitter.com/2aXD9vXjMg
— Advance CTE (@CTEWorks) April 6, 2020
State CTE Director of the Week
David Horseman, Associate Commissioner of the Kentucky Office of Career and Technical Education and Student Transition, shares why all education is Career Technical Education. In the article, Horseman said, “today’s students can explore a wide variety of future careers in CTE classes and gain real skills that can benefit them no matter what they end up doing professionally.”
Tweet of the Week
Cosmetology students are collectively showcasing their skills virtually in the state of Florida!
Who says you can’t do hands-on learning during online learning? @yoursuncoast @sarasotaschools high school Cosmetology students collectively practicing their services from home on mannequins. #CTE @HenmackIII pic.twitter.com/XbMBFKfAUh
— Sarasota County Career & Technical Education (@CTEsrq) April 9, 2020
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