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  • What Will Be the Impact of Programs of Study? A Preliminary Assessment | NRCCTE
    Publications Resources Podcasts What Will Be What Will Be the Impact of Programs of Study A Preliminary Assessment Jul 2009 A Podcast with Morgan Lewis Morgan Lewis primary author of What Will Be the Impact of Programs of Study A Preliminary Assessment Based on Similar Previous Initiatives State Plans for Implementation and Career Development Theory talks in this podcast about the precursors of POS Tech Prep career clusters pathways youth apprenticeships and dual concurrent enrollment The report also summarizes how states propose to implement POS based on a review of 53 state plans the 50 states plus the District of Columbia Guam and the Virgin Islands for Perkins IV submitted to the Office of Vocational and Adult Education U S Department of Education This paper also reviews the implications of career development theory as it relates to students decisions about POS It concludes by posing three questions concerning the implementation of POS To what degree can secondary and postsecondary instruction be articulated To what degree can rigorous and relevant technical content be aligned with challenging academic standards What are appropriate measures of the effectiveness of POS Play Podcast Read the Transcript Research Reports Impact Reports Brochures Journal Magazine Articles The

    Original URL path: http://www.nrccte.org/resources/podcasts/what-will-be-impact-programs-study-preliminary-assessment (2016-01-08)
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  • CTE Pathway Programs, Academic Performance, and the Transition to College and Career | NRCCTE
    Pathway Programs Academic Performance and the Transition to College and Career You are here Home Publications Resources Podcasts CTE Pathway Programs CTE Pathway Programs Academic Performance and the Transition to College and Career Jun 2009 A Podcast with Natasha Lekes Natasha Lekes primary author of Career and Technical Education Pathway Programs Academic Performance and the Transition to College and Career talks in this podcast about this mixed method NRCCTE study which examined secondary student matriculation to two selected community colleges offering career and technical education CTE transition programs through partnerships with K 12 and secondary districts having numerous high schools CTE transition pathway programs seek to help students transition from high school to college and into family sustaining wage careers The study had two distinct components 1 a secondary study that compared CTE and non CTE students on academic experiences achievement and transition into the first semester of college and 2 a postsecondary study that examined CTE pathway students transition experiences and outcomes associated with enrollment at the local community college Play Podcast Read the Transcript Research Reports Impact Reports Brochures Journal Magazine Articles The Idea Center Videos Podcasts Webinars Presentations Core Issues View All Career Pathways Programs of Study

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  • State Approval Policies and Procedures for Postsecondary CTE | NRCCTE
    Us Jim s Corner State Approval Policies and Procedures for Postsecondary CTE You are here Home Publications Resources Podcasts State Approval Policies State Approval Policies and Procedures for Postsecondary CTE May 2009 A Podcast with Rodney Merkley Rodney Merkley of the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign primary author of State Approval Policies and Procedures for Postsecondary Career and Technical Education speaks in this podcast about an NRCCTE study that examined final program approval for new postsecondary CTE programs and program review policies and procedures for existing programs based on publicly available Web sites and on follow up interviews with representatives in the final state approving agency The study also sought to inventory the various state level policies and procedures and examine how occupational standards were being incorporated into approval processes In addition the study examined the methods by which the states ensured that programs were aligned with labor market needs and how articulation efforts were being incorporated into the final state program approval policy and procedure Play Podcast Read the Transcript Research Reports Impact Reports Brochures Journal Magazine Articles The Idea Center Videos Podcasts Webinars Presentations Core Issues View All Career Pathways Programs of Study Curriculum Integration Retention Completion

    Original URL path: http://www.nrccte.org/resources/podcasts/state-approval-policies-and-procedures-postsecondary-cte (2016-01-08)
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  • Podcasts | NRCCTE
    Community Colleges Professional Development for Educators on the Use of Assessment Data Programs of Study A Cross Study Examination Relative Impact of Interventions to Improve Postsecondary Achievement and Retention Rigorous Tests of Student Outcomes in CTE POS Science in CTE Secondary Data Analyses Six Stories About Six States Programs of Study Systematic Reviews of Research Postsecondary Transitions Technical Assistance Academy Green Programs of Study Technical Skill Attainment and Post Program Outcomes of Pennsylvania CTE Graduates Vanguard Practices in CTE State Secondary CTE Standards Developing a Framework out of a Policy Patchwork Marisa Castellano primary author of State Secondary CTE Standards Developing a Framework out of a Patchwork of Policies was a co director of an NRCCTE study that engaged in a 50 state survey of CTE standards and explored a the progress and status of states in developing statewide secondary CTE standards systems and b whether and how teachers are using those standards in their CTE courses In the second phase of the project the researchers selected states with well developed statewide standards systems and interviewed state selected CTE teachers about whether having CTE standards has changed how they teach Read more Sustaining the Impact Follow Up of Teachers Who Participated in Math in CTE Dr Morgan V Lewis primary author of Sustaining the Impact Follow up of Teachers Who Participated in the Math in CTE Study conducted a follow up study to the original Math in CTE study that was conducted in the 2005 2006 school year the year after the Math in CTE experiment ended Read more Study of State Certification Licensure Requirements for Secondary CTE Teachers Dr Chris Zirkle of The Ohio State University lead an NRCCTE study that sought to determine the requirements for CTE teacher certification licensure in all 50 states and the District of

    Original URL path: http://www.nrccte.org/publications-resources/podcasts?tid=All&page=10 (2016-01-08)
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  • Return on Investment: Career and Technical Education | NRCCTE
    Education You are here Home Publications Resources Presentations Return on Investment Return on Investment Career and Technical Education Oct 2011 Author Pradeep Kotamraju NRCCTE Abstract As the discussions of Perkins reauthorization move forward given current trends related to the country s economic condition matched with growing concern about U S economic competitiveness attention is now being focused on educating the 21st century workforce In this regard CTE is being seen as an increasingly major contributor to the White House s agenda but with a caveat CTE must convincingly make the case that it adds value to federal education and workforce development efforts In short does the federal investment in CTE pay off Answering this question requires the development of a research agenda focusing on return on investment ROI that will analyze the benefits of investment in CTE programs from the perspective of both the individual and society Kotamraju P 2011 October Return on investment Career and technical education Presentation made at the Fall 2011 meeting of the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium Baltimore MD Read the Report Research Reports Impact Reports Brochures Journal Magazine Articles The Idea Center Videos Podcasts Webinars Presentations Core Issues View

    Original URL path: http://www.nrccte.org/resources/publications/return-investment-career-and-technical-education (2016-01-08)
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  • College and Career Ready - A Conceptual Framework for the American Labor Market: Engagement, Achievement, and Transition | NRCCTE
    Author James R Stone III NRCCTE Abstract College and career readiness CCR is a phrase that has captured the imagination if not the vocabulary of state and federal policy makers in the United States What it means however is subject to a great deal of variance in interpretation And definitions matter when it comes to policy The basic college and career ready question is what is the appropriate mix of academic skills generalizable occupational skills and specific technical skills required for the emerging labor market A second level question is how can schools help students develop these skills In this paper I intend to address these two questions from four perspectives I will begin with a discussion of the elements required for developing a college and career ready secondary school graduate strategies for developing those skills systems that are evolving the United States through which these skills can be developed and conclude with a brief look at the role of career guidance in supporting the college and career ready efforts Watch the video of this presentation Download the related paper PDF Stone J R III 2011 October College and career ready A conceptual framework for the American labour market Engagement

    Original URL path: http://www.nrccte.org/resources/publications/college-and-career-ready-conceptual-framework-american-labor-market (2016-01-08)
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  • Using National Databases for Research on Career and Technical Education | NRCCTE
    About the NRCCTE at SREB About SREB About James R Stone III NRCCTE Staff Contact Us Jim s Corner Using National Databases for Research on Career and Technical Education You are here Home Publications Resources Presentations Using National Databases Using National Databases for Research on Career and Technical Education Jul 2011 Author Oscar Aliaga NRCCTE Abstract National databases are useful rich sources of information for education in general but since they use comprehensive samples they do not necessarily address the specific complexity of CTE At the NRCCTE we have been using NCES databases to build a new CTE taxonomy that relates CTE secondary course taking to occupational areas The new taxonomy allows the Center to report more effectively on the engagement achievement and transition of CTE students Aliaga O A 2011 July Using national databases for research on career and technical education Presentation made at the Stats DC 2011 NCES Data Conference Washington DC Read the Report Research Reports Impact Reports Brochures Journal Magazine Articles The Idea Center Videos Podcasts Webinars Presentations Core Issues View All Career Pathways Programs of Study Curriculum Integration Retention Completion Accountability Assessment Core Issues Career Pathways Programs of Study Curriculum Integration Dual Enrollment Retention Completion

    Original URL path: http://www.nrccte.org/resources/publications/using-national-databases-research-career-and-technical-education (2016-01-08)
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  • Teacher Feedback on Reading Strategy Use in Career and Technical Education | NRCCTE
    in Career and Technical Education You are here Home Publications Resources Presentations Teacher Feedback on Teacher Feedback on Reading Strategy Use in Career and Technical Education Nov 2010 Authors Laura A Santamaria Travis D Park Barrett L Keene Elizabeth van der Mandele Marissa K Taylor Antonia Richards Cornell University Abstract CTE teachers were interviewed after completing a semester long pilot study which implemented literacy frameworks in their classrooms Themes included developing teacher confidence building communities of practice utilizing authentic text providing initial professional development making strategy adjustments achieving framework adoption and experiencing student receptiveness In this manuscript researchers analyze their comments and attempt to define what an effective literacy framework within CTE needs to better equip both pre service and current CTE teachers to incorporate literacy into their classrooms Santamaria L A Park T D Keene B L van der Mandele E Taylor M K Richards A 2010 November Teacher feedback on reading strategy use in career and technical education Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Career and Technical Education Research Las Vegas NV Read the Report Research Reports Impact Reports Brochures Journal Magazine Articles The Idea Center Videos Podcasts Webinars Presentations Core Issues View All

    Original URL path: http://www.nrccte.org/resources/publications/teacher-feedback-reading-strategy-use-career-and-technical-education (2016-01-08)
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