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.

Equity & Access

Santa Ana USD Provides Next-Gen CTE Pathways

Santa Ana Unified School District has been rethinking teaching and learning to better serve their families and students. Tom and Emily share how SAUSD is creating Next-Gen pathways and improving education in their community.

Project-Based Learning

What Do You Think About CTE?

Career Technical Education has come a long way in the past few decades, preparing high school students of all ages for a wide range of high-wage, high-skill, high-demand careers they can begin quickly after graduating.


The Future of Jobs Training: 2 Promising Career Prep Pathways

By: Robyn Bagley. There will likely always be a place for the traditional route of higher education, but the demands of cost and time to the student are being reconsidered as employers are changing what they ultimately value. Here, I look at the shifting tides of career prep.