main
community
contact staff ecs twitter facebook
Career/Technical Education
 
  CAREER/TECHNICAL EDUCATION
 
What States Are Doing
Selected Research & Readings
Other Web Sites
 
 

Economic/Workforce Development
High School


The economic and social realities of the 21st Century necessitate that nearly every American have access to some form of postsecondary education. One increasingly important pathway to education and training beyond high school is career and technical education. Once considered an option only for low achieving, non-college bound students, career and technical education programs now serve students looking for high technology jobs and good salaries.

Career and technical education contributes to economic development in a state through the training of highly skilled workforce. It also serves a growing adult learning population seeking additional job skills or retraining. This issue site is designed to provide policymakers with an overview of the issues surrounding career and technical education in the states.

 

Print Friendly and PDF Share on Facebook

 

Thank you, Issue Site Sponsors
pearson



 
Home  |  About ECS  |  Education Issues A-Z  | Research Studies  |  Reports & Databases  |  State Legislation  |  State Profiles  |  Projects & Institutes  |  Newsroom  |  Website User's Guide


Information provided by ECS combines the best of the most recent and useful research available. Should you have questions, please contact our Information Clearinghouse at 303.299.3675.

700 Broadway, #810 Denver, CO 80203-3442
Phone: 303.299.3600 | Fax: 303.296.8332
 
©2014 Education Commission of the States
www.ecs.org | ecs@ecs.org
Read our privacy policy