Strengthening Career Pathways in Manufacturing & Technology: A Case Study

Presentation Category: 
Career Pathways/ Industry Sectors
Presentation Description: 
This presentation covers strategies and tactics to improve K-14 career pathways in manufacturing & technology. It includes demonstrations of free software tools that other CTE programs may be able to use (GIS mapping & teacher-volunteer matching service). Come empathize, commiserate, and give feedback on one path taken to strengthen CTE education.
Presentation Style
Lecture Style: 
Interactive Style: 
Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Mark Martin
CTE Hub Director - Mfg/Technology

Funding Opportunities

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act provides funding to states to replace cuts to K-12 and higher education for several purposes including teacher professional development for making progress toward rigorous college and career-ready standards.

Information links for funding professional development:

Using Recovery Funds to Drive School Reform and Improvement

AARA Title I Part A Funds

Implementing the Recovery Act

Implementation Ideas from the Field

Perkins Funding

The CCPC conference includes professional development topics for faculty, counselors, and administrators that meet requirements of the 2006 Perkins Act (Sections 122, 124, 134, and 135).

Information links for funding professional development:

Perkins IV (2006) Legislation

Perkins IV (2006) Policy Guidance