This white paper draws upon the results of a survey of 850 career and technical education (CTE) educators nationwide, 11 interviews with CTE state leaders, and recent literature to provide a panoramic view of CTE’s strengths, needs, and possibilities. The paper focuses on two broad themes of importance in the CTE field:

  1. The increased interest in career preparation that is fueling exciting opportunities for growth in CTE
  2. The need to strengthen partnerships among secondary CTE programs, postsecondary institutions, and industry


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White papers
Ilene Kantrov
17 pages
Associated Experts
Director, Pathways to College and Careers