National Career and Technical Education Month

The Association for Career & Technical Education (ACTE) our National organization, declares the entire month of February, 2018 dedicated to celebrating CTE.

CTE gives students an early opportunity to explore career possibilities and a head start on preparation for careers in high skill, high wage, and high demand occupations. Many of the fastest growing occupations today, and within the next decade, will require the academic and technical knowledge and skills that students gain from completing CTE Programs of Study.

A special message to Palm Beach County CTE Teachers from Rod Duckworth, Chancellor for the Division of Career and Adult Education, Florida Department of Education.

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CTE Fact Sheets

What is CTE?

(June 2017, PDF)

An overview of what Career Technical Education is (and isn't) with some relevant data to demonstrate its value to those not familiar with CTE.

The Value and Promise of CTE Fact Sheet

(April 2017, PDF)

Key data points from the report: "The Value and Promise of Career Technical Eduation: Results from a National Survey of Parents and Students."

CTE and Programs of Study

(May 2017, PDF)

An explanation of what programs of study are and how they are transforming CTE and leading to learner success.