Eighth Graders View a Possible Future

Inviting local business owners to school for career day helps eighth graders view a possible future, and dispels some long held notions of the past. When Steve Isaacs of Coach and Equipment came to visit Penn Yan Middle School, he wanted to make one thing clear;...

Getting On The Job Experience in High School

Earlier this month, Georgia’s Career Technical Education (CTE) administrators met to discuss how to continue to fund career technical courses for students getting on the job experience in high school.  Lingering financial insecurity has prompted students across the...

Life Skills and Workforce Training at STEM Academy

Students have an opportunity to practice life skills and workforce training at STEM Academy.  In Pennsylvania, the alliance between local business and schools is having a positive outcome for students.  MidAtlantic Employer’s Association, a non-profit, works with...

Career Education is Getting a Jump Start

Career education is getting a jump start for some school districts eager to revitalize technical education and career services.  In Louisiana, schools, colleges and businesses are working together to ensure that students can compete with the right technical skills for...