TWEET OF THE WEEK
#Summer #CTE camp keeps kids engaged and learning about things like how to use tools to build tiny houses for #chickens! @afterschool4all #builtbygirls, #ThinkLikeAGirl, #Oregon #McMinnville, #SummerMatters, @CTEWorks #MondayMotivation pic.twitter.com/jlRzG5Gxww
— McMinnville Schools (@McMSchools) August 6, 2018
ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE WEEK
U.S. Department of Labor Releases Notice on Industry-Recognized Apprenticeships
The Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion wrapped up its work and submitted its final report in May, which included recommendations around industry-recognized apprenticeship programs. Read more of the news this week from the Administration, the U.S. Departments of Education and Labor and Congress related to Career Technical Education (CTE) on our blog. To make sure you get the latest news and resources about federal policy that impacts Career Technical Education (CTE), sign up for our Legislative Updates!
VIDEO OF THE WEEK
Watch the first episode of the video series This Is CareerTech from the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education. This ten episode series gives your a behind-the-scenes look at Career Technical Education in Oklahoma.
RESOURCE OF THE WEEK
Ensuring Career Pathway Quality: A Guide to Pathway Intervention
This guide from Advance CTE, as part of the New Skills for Youth initiative, outlines the different types of intervention needed for pathways, and explores the steps leaders should take when making decisions to transform or phase out pathways that do not have labor market relevance. Read the guide here.