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.