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Today, Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Rob Portman (R-OH), co-chairs of the Senate CTE Caucus, circulated a letter to the full Senate formally inviting their colleagues to join the Caucus. This bipartisan caucus calls attention to CTE as a proven method for promoting America’s continued economic growth and ensuring that our students have the skills they need to succeed. Current members of the Senate caucus are:
ACTE encourages you to contact your Senators if they are not already a member and encourage them to join. Click here to contact your Senator through the CTE Action Center!
Posted by Sean Lynch on 09/24/2015 at 03:33 PM in Action Alerts, CTE Caucus | Permalink
A mismatched, unprepared labor force is one of the main problems or first world nations in the modern era. Tech High School helps students to begin the process of self-discovery and soft skill development that can help them carve a pathway to success in the world of post secondary education and/ or work. We have overemphasized the need for four year colleges for some students who might benefit from trades school or apprenticeship. Tech school opens the door to all of these options and instills the kind of work ethic and accountability needed to be successful and independent.
Gen Rochetti |
10/15/2015 at 12:00 PM
Vocational education gives students the foundations to build a career.
...it worked for me 37 years ago. I now teach Culinary Arts at the
Vocational school i graduated from, Orange / Ulster BOCES / CTE.
Not only do we teach a Trade, but we also teach Life skills such as work ethics,
resumes, mock interviews and so on.
Andre Woroschinski |
10/20/2015 at 08:22 PM
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