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Future of Work

Creativity: The Secret to Success in the Trades

By: Dave Curry. Dave Curry, Director of Career and Technical Education shares the Milton Hershey School's approach to programming that offers students hands-on, technical training aligned with the current job market in preparation for 21st-century careers.

Competency-Based Education

How Career and Technical Education Can Inform Competency-Based Learning

This spring, Putnam County Schools will evaluate the impact of our Competency-Based Education pilot and the ways in which it has allowed their middle school general education teachers to implement the types of hands-on learning and authentic assessment opportunities that are commonplace in our CTE programs.