Nearly 140 nominations were received statewide for the second annual Ohio Career-Technical Education graduating class success story recognition. One per career field was chosen based on a dozen different criteria. The following will receive a special certificate and have their stories used in various channels throughout the next 12 months. Click here.
On Tuesday, May 14, the State Board of Education unanimously approved an Ohio Career-Technical Education (CTE) Report Card for 2012-2013. Ohio’s new CTE accountability system is believed to be the first of its kind in the nation to go beyond the secondary career-tech accountability requirements as defined by the federal Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act. Click here.
Three Ohio high school-college partners are reporting triple successes this spring with a total of 35 teenagers completing grade 12 with three credentials – a career-technical certificate of completion, a high school diploma and a two-year associate degree. Ohio secondary career-technical education is the keystone of these accelerated learning successes.
What does the future hold for CTE, career academies and other career/college pathways programs? The National Center for College and Career Transitions is seeking career-tech practitioner thoughts through an on-line survey that is open through June 1, 2013. All those completing the survey will receive a copy of the final report. Click here to take the survey.
In late summer of 2010, more than two dozen Ohio high school teachers, college faculty and business/industry leaders began the process of developing a new secondary career pathway. Its working title is Automated Materials Joining Technologies.