Pushing the Limits: A Roadmap for Advancing CTE Without Limits

This resource serves as the primary evaluation and initial planning tool for state Career Technical Education (CTE) leaders to implement the principles of Without Limits: A Shared Vision for the Future of Career Technical Education. The realization of CTE Without Limits is only possible through shared commitment and action across all CTE stakeholders, including intentional and collaborative evaluation of existing policies and practices. This step-by-step guide helps states to conduct an initial assessment, identify top areas for action, and develop implementation strategies for one or multiple vision principles. Pushing the Limits: A Roadmap for Advancing CTE Without Limits

  • Unpacks each of the five principles and related actions of CTE Without Limits;
  • Provides self-assessment questions to help state leaders reflect on the current alignment of policies and practice, capacity for change, and potential impact of moving the needle for each action; 
  • Provides sample implementation steps, policies and resources to inspire action;
  • and Offers an action planning tool to develop SMART (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Time-Bound) goals to drive systemic change.

This resource is also broken down and can be downloaded by principle:

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October 2021
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