Creating a New Vision for CTE: Academic and Technical Studies
“Engaged Learning”Align new and existing career/technical curricula with essential college and career-readiness standards.Create a flexible system of optional career pathways in high schools “Program of Studies” to help better prepare all students for college and careers.Create a framework that keeps students’ future options open by developing career/technical and academic programs that:
- link middle school CTE to high school POS
- link high school POS to postsecondary studies and careers;
- blend academic and technical studies; and
- connect students to a goal.
Assess the contributions career/technical education can make to improving students’ academic and technical achievement.Prepare and enable career/technical teachers to teach essential academic skills through application in authentic activities, projects and problems.