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  • Webinars « NASDCTEc Blog
    the necessity for SEAs and LEAs to use a validated resource for reporting Perkins accountability requirements were featured The Crosswalk Validation Project was a two year long project led jointly by the National Association of State Directors of Career and Technical Education Consortium NASDCTEc and the National Research Center for Career and Technical Education NRCCTE The Crosswalk Validation Project focuses on updating and refining the original national crosswalk known as Table 7 on www careertech org used by SEAs and LEAs for career guidance as well as Perkins accountability View the Webinar Recording View the Power Point 1 05MB Presenters included Pradeep Kotamraju Deputy Director National Research Center for Career and Technical Education NRCCTE Louisville KY Bruce Steuernagel Consultant National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium NASDCTEc and National Research Center for Career and Technical Education NRCCTE Burnsville MN and Dean Folkers Deputy Executive Director National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium NASDCTEc Ramona Schescke Member Services Manager By Ramona in Webinars Tags programs of study Webinars NASDCTEc Webinar Registration Reminder for Career Clusters Crosswalks and the Crosswalk Validation Project Tuesday October 23rd 2012 This is a reminder to register now for the Career Clusters Crosswalks and the Crosswalk Validation Project upcoming webinar on October 25 This webinar will discuss the Crosswalk Validation Project and provide an understanding of why it is necessary use a validated crosswalk when trying to develop and implement programs of study POS career pathways or more generally career preparation areas In addition discussion about the crosswalk uses for state education agencies SEAs and local education agencies LEAs in building linkages for career guidance and a discussion about the necessity for SEAs and LEAs to use a validated resource for reporting Perkins accountability requirements The Crosswalk Validation Project was a two year long project led jointly by the National Association of State Directors of Career and Technical Education Consortium NASDCTEc and the National Research Center for Career and Technical Education NRCCTE The Crosswalk Validation Project focuses on updating and refining the original national crosswalk known as Table 7 on www careertech org used by SEAs and LEAs for career guidance as well as Perkins accountability When October 25 2012 3 4 EDT Link to Register Presenters Pradeep Kotamraju Deputy Director National Research Center for Career and Technical Education NRCCTE Louisville KY Bruce Steuernagel Consultant National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium NASDCTEc and National Research Center for Career and Technical Education NRCCTE Burnsville MN Dean Folkers Deputy Executive Director National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium NASDCTEc Ramona Schescke Member Services Manager By Ramona in Webinars Tags Perkins programs of study Webinars DQC Webinar Update from the US Department of Education on Privacy Security and Confidentiality Thursday September 27th 2012 The Data Quality Campaign is hosting a webinar on October 19 th that will feature U S Department of Education officials talking about new privacy resources and their perspective on trends and challenges in

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  • This Week in CTE « NASDCTEc Blog
    Newsletters Members Membership Directory Members Only Webinars Member Only On Demand Webinars Member CCTC Resources Organizational Resources Board of Directors Finance Committee CTE Research Review NASDCTEc Fall Meeting Blog Series The State of CTE Employer Engagement This Week in CTE We re excited to launch a new series This Week in CTE which will feature a roundup of articles Twitter conversations events and announcements you may have missed during the week VIDEO OF THE WEEK Michigan s Manufacturing Future Pure Michigan Michigan Economic Development Corporation released a video showcasing the importance of workforce development to Michigan s economy with a focus on Manufacturing Day As manufacturing in Michigan continues to evolve Michigan s talent is a key component to ensuring this industry s success October 2014 Pure Michigan More ARTICLE OF THE WEEK SBSTEM Pathways Q A with LeAnn Wilson ACTE LeAnn Wilson executive director of the Association for Career and Technical Education discusses the connection between STEM and CTE I heard it best from a CTE teacher when he said that CTE really brings the curriculum to life for students it turns a concept like slope of a line which might be a challenge for some students into something they can understand like the pitch of a roof said Wilson October 28 2014 SmartBlog on Education More REPORT OF THE WEEK Accelerating U S Advancing Manufacturing This month the Steering Committee of the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership 2 0 AMP2 0 released a report Accelerating U S Advancing Manufacturing detailing the steps the Federal government needs to take to expand advanced manufacturing in the U S AMP2 0 developed three recommendations Implement a Federal strategic plan across all Federal activities to improve advanced manufacturing ensure research in developing the workforce pipeline and use Federal organizations to deliver information to manufacturers White House October 2014 More WEBINAR OF THE WEEK Partnerships that Deliver Results The Workforce System and Registered Apprenticeship Part 1 Webinar Series This two part webinar series will highlight the importance of apprenticeships and their contribution to creating more skilled workers who have the education and experience necessary to earn higher wages The series was developed in response to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act WIOA and will showcase effective partnerships provide resources and give attendees the opportunity to ask questions Webinars will take place November 6 th and November 20 th Workforce One More TWEET OF THE WEEK House Congressional CTE Caucus Hearing Live Tweet On Friday the House Congressional Career and Technical Education CTE Caucus hosted a field hearing in Harrisburg Pennsylvania to explore the ongoing challenges with the nation s skills gap and the role CTE has in addressing it You can read an overview of the hearing on NASDCTEc s Blog and read our live tweet updates here Katie Fitzgerald Communications Associate Tags news Research Webinars This entry was posted on Friday October 31st 2014 at 9 36 am and is filed under News Research Webinars You can follow any responses to this entry through

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  • Register Now for NASDCTEc Webinar on CTE Trend Analysis: Governance and Funding Issues from Across the Nation February 21 « NASDCTEc Blog
    NASDCTEc Meetings Achieving Excellence in CTE Career Cluster Institute Archived Career Cluster Institutes Webinars Archived Webinars Newsletters Members Membership Directory Members Only Webinars Member Only On Demand Webinars Member CCTC Resources Organizational Resources Board of Directors Finance Committee CTE in the News NY Education Commission Calls for Expansion of CTE New Report Highlights State Sector Strategies Register Now for NASDCTEc Webinar on CTE Trend Analysis Governance and Funding Issues from Across the Nation February 21 Join us now for the February 2013 NASDCTEc Webinar CTE Trend Analysis Governance and Funding Issues from Across the Nation Every other year the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium NASDCTEc conducts a survey of the membership to gauge trends in Career Technical Education CTE across the country Based on analyses of this year s survey results from 50 states and territories and comparisons to surveys administered in 2008 and 2010 NASDCTEc has authored a series of synopsis papers that describe trends in four key areas Career ClustersTM and Programs of Study CTE Teacher Faculty Shortages Governance and Funding February s webinar will focus on the final two synopsis papers CTE Governance and CTE Funding Please join us as Kara Herbertson NASDCTEc Research and Policy Manager gives an overview of trends in these areas Rich Katt CTE State Director of Nebraska will describe how his state successfully garnered support for state CTE funding through social media and CTE student organizations Register NOW Date Thursday February 21 2013 at 3 p m ET Ramona Schescke Member Services Manager Tags Webinars This entry was posted on Tuesday January 15th 2013 at 8 58 am and is filed under Webinars You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2 0 feed Both comments and pings are currently closed Comments are closed

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  • news « NASDCTEc Blog
    Finally the article speculated that the Perkins Blueprint will likely not see much traction during this election year adding that no congressman has indicated he or she would sponsor a CTE reform bill along the lines of Obama s proposal It s part of a campaign strategy to emphasize employment said Jack Jennings a former longtime Democratic congressional education staffer That s Obama s weak spot Erin Uy Communications Marketing Manager By Erin in News Tags Congress federal legislation funding news Perkins Public Policy Secretary Duncan U S Department of Education New Jersey Launches New CareerTech Web Site Friday March 2nd 2012 In New Jersey county CTE schools have changed say education leaders Hence their Web site also has changed to reflect the new growth and success of CTE in New Jersey The New Jersey Council of County Vocational Technical Schools has introduced a new URL and Web site that brings its 21st century school districts together and boasts their value and accomplishments in one spot And the group of CTE schools has much to highlight New Jersey s 21 county vocational technical schools districts sent 70 percent of 2010 graduates on to college or post secondary training In February 7 NJ County Vocational Technical Schools made Newsweek s Best High Schools in America The Web site provides information about all of the state s CTE schools the career programs business and academic partners and features videos blogs and timely news Erin Uy Communications and Marketing Manager By Erin in News Tags New Jersey news CTE in the News The Transformation of American Factory Jobs In One Company Friday January 13th 2012 The evolution of a fuel injector assembly line in Greenfield South Carolina exemplifies the transformation of the manufacturing workforce taking place across the nation according to a recent NPR story Making it in America the second piece in a two part series highlights the new and old demands of the manufacturing industry which has moved from largely hiring low skilled workers on the assembly line to high skilled and more educated workers The stories of the success and looming threats among Standard Motor Products employees buttresses the argument for Career Technical Education CTE programs that align to the economy and raises the rigor and skill attainment for its students The 92 year old manufacturer has moved from hiring a workforce that was illiterate and did not earn their high school diploma to one that is more educated and has high skills to run sophisticated machinery Now it s all finesse could be the motto of American manufacturing today In factories around the country manufacturing is becoming a high tech high precision business And not everyone has the finesse to run these complicated machines the article said Closing the skills gap between those who can and cannot succeed in this new business remains the challenge By Erin in News Tags manufacturing news skills gap technical skills CTE in the News Demand There but Tech Classes Cut Friday January 6th

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  • This Week in CTE « NASDCTEc Blog
    Member CCTC Resources Organizational Resources Board of Directors Finance Committee CTE Research Review Happy Holidays from NASDCTEc This Week in CTE TWEET OF THE WEEK Opportunity Nation oppnation Almost 98 of CEOs said the SkillsGap threatens their businesses Enter STEM CTE wkdev justsaying http bit ly 1yjgGAv VIDEO OF THE WEEK Success in the New Economy How Prospective College Students Can Gain a Competitive Advantage This great new video highlights the skills gap and workforce needs making the case for CTE More ARTICLE OF THE WEEK Governor Enacts Career and Technical Education Legislation Governor Chris Christie signed into law five bills that will advance career and technical education and address the workforce needs of New Jersey employers More ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE WEEK National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation opens scholarship application process for both students and educators for 2015 The application deadline for scholarships is May 2015 Scholarships for students are primarily focused on high school students pursuing post secondary studies involving the hospitality restaurant food service sector Scholarships for educators are for those who teach in culinary programs More INTERNATIONAL RESOURCE OF THE WEEK The OECD LEED Forum on Partnerships and Local Development FPLD new website is now live The new website includes a new comprehensive database of Forum materials including country fact sheets on partnership models examples of local development projects thematic handbooks publications and events proceedings More PARTNER UPDATE OF THE WEEK Show us your STEM Change the Equation launched a new crowdsourcing effort bringing together individuals STEM programs and business to showcase how STEM impacts students across the country You can share a story engage online make a video or a Vine More Tags International news Scholarship This entry was posted on Friday December 19th 2014 at 10 11 am and is filed under NASDCTEc Resources News

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  • Scholarship « NASDCTEc Blog
    Archived Career Cluster Institutes Webinars Archived Webinars Newsletters Members Membership Directory Members Only Webinars Member Only On Demand Webinars Member CCTC Resources Organizational Resources Board of Directors Finance Committee Posts Tagged Scholarship This Week in CTE Friday December 19th 2014 TWEET OF THE WEEK Opportunity Nation oppnation Almost 98 of CEOs said the SkillsGap threatens their businesses Enter STEM CTE wkdev justsaying http bit ly 1yjgGAv VIDEO OF THE WEEK Success in the New Economy How Prospective College Students Can Gain a Competitive Advantage This great new video highlights the skills gap and workforce needs making the case for CTE More ARTICLE OF THE WEEK Governor Enacts Career and Technical Education Legislation Governor Chris Christie signed into law five bills that will advance career and technical education and address the workforce needs of New Jersey employers More ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE WEEK National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation opens scholarship application process for both students and educators for 2015 The application deadline for scholarships is May 2015 Scholarships for students are primarily focused on high school students pursuing post secondary studies involving the hospitality restaurant food service sector Scholarships for educators are for those who teach in culinary programs More INTERNATIONAL RESOURCE OF THE WEEK The OECD LEED Forum on Partnerships and Local Development FPLD new website is now live The new website includes a new comprehensive database of Forum materials including country fact sheets on partnership models examples of local development projects thematic handbooks publications and events proceedings More PARTNER UPDATE OF THE WEEK Show us your STEM Change the Equation launched a new crowdsourcing effort bringing together individuals STEM programs and business to showcase how STEM impacts students across the country You can share a story engage online make a video or a Vine More By Katie Fitzgerald in NASDCTEc

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  • This Week in CTE « NASDCTEc Blog
    Webinars Member Only On Demand Webinars Member CCTC Resources Organizational Resources Board of Directors Finance Committee Congress Considers a Cromnibus ED Announces Start of P3 Initiative Upcoming Webinar Strategies for Financing CTE This Week in CTE TWEET OF THE WEEK Vice President Biden VP My wife has an expression she says community colleges are the best kept secret in America VP Biden at CollegeOpportunity summit RESEARCH REPORT OF THE WEEK The State of Employer Engagement in CTE We released a new report exploring how employers are partnering with the Career Technical Education CTE enterprise to help prepare students for success in careers The report drew from a survey of 47 State CTE Directors as well as a dozen interviews to understand how and in what ways employers were engaging with CTE across the country and to illuminate the state s role in fostering employer engagement More RESOURCE OF THE WEEK Complete College America Launches Powerful New Data Portal Click your state to see a snapshot of its progress and student success data in college completion Then visit in the coming months to see a comprehensive up to date collection of state and campus level data More ARTICLE OF THE WEEK Importing the German Approach to Career Building Amy Liu Co Director and Senior Fellow at Metropolitan Policy Program discusses her recent trip to Germany and how their dual learning program combines academic and work based skills Rather than limit teenagers life choices the system provides young people with opportunities to attain a college degree or management training alongside paid practical work experience said Liu More Katie Fitzgerald Communications Associate Tags news Publications Research This Week This entry was posted on Friday December 5th 2014 at 8 19 am and is filed under News Publications Research Resources Uncategorized You can follow

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  • This Week « NASDCTEc Blog
    Archived NASDCTEc Meetings Achieving Excellence in CTE Career Cluster Institute Archived Career Cluster Institutes Webinars Archived Webinars Newsletters Members Membership Directory Members Only Webinars Member Only On Demand Webinars Member CCTC Resources Organizational Resources Board of Directors Finance Committee Posts Tagged This Week This Week in CTE Friday December 5th 2014 TWEET OF THE WEEK Vice President Biden VP My wife has an expression she says community colleges are the best kept secret in America VP Biden at CollegeOpportunity summit RESEARCH REPORT OF THE WEEK The State of Employer Engagement in CTE We released a new report exploring how employers are partnering with the Career Technical Education CTE enterprise to help prepare students for success in careers The report drew from a survey of 47 State CTE Directors as well as a dozen interviews to understand how and in what ways employers were engaging with CTE across the country and to illuminate the state s role in fostering employer engagement More RESOURCE OF THE WEEK Complete College America Launches Powerful New Data Portal Click your state to see a snapshot of its progress and student success data in college completion Then visit in the coming months to see a comprehensive up to date collection of state and campus level data More ARTICLE OF THE WEEK Importing the German Approach to Career Building Amy Liu Co Director and Senior Fellow at Metropolitan Policy Program discusses her recent trip to Germany and how their dual learning program combines academic and work based skills Rather than limit teenagers life choices the system provides young people with opportunities to attain a college degree or management training alongside paid practical work experience said Liu More Katie Fitzgerald Communications Associate By Katie Fitzgerald in News Publications Research Resources Uncategorized Tags news Publications Research This Week Series

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