Advance CTE is committed to leveraging Career Technical Education (CTE) as a catalyst for ensuring each learner can reach success in the career of their choice.
Advance CTE’s vision is Without Limits: A Shared Vision for the Future of Career Technical Education
Support state CTE leadership to advance high-quality and equitable CTE policies, programs and pathways that ensure career and college success for each learner.
A Trailblazer for the Future of CTE
Advance CTE: State Leaders Connecting Learning to Work is the longest-standing national non-profit that represents State Directors and state leaders responsible for secondary, postsecondary and adult Career Technical Education (CTE) across all 50 states and U.S. territories. Advance CTE was formerly known as the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc).
CTE Without Limits
Without Limits: A Shared Vision for the Future of Career Technical Education (CTE Without Limits) puts forth a bold vision for a cohesive, flexible, and responsive career preparation ecosystem that will close equity gaps in educational outcomes and workforce readiness, and leverage CTE as a catalyst for ensuring each learner can reach success in the career of their choice.
Read our statement on our commitment to equity in achieving our vision for every learner.
Advance CTE provides a continuum of initiatives and supports to advance equity in CTE to ensure that our systems support each learner in accessing, feeling welcome in, fully participating in and successfully completing a high-quality CTE program of study.
Realizing CTE Without Limits
Advance CTE supports states by providing resources, technical assistance and strategic partnerships to develop and implement early models of systems that provide CTE without limits for each learner. Our Learning that Works blog shares outcomes on the first phase of support and what’s ahead.
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