Topic: Career and Technical Education
SREB’s leadership in career and technical education spans decades and includes a K-12 school improvement process that supports CTE programs in high schools and career and technology centers, turnkey curricula like SREB’s Advanced Career courses, original research, state policy recommendations and decision-making guidance.
Career pathways have the power to close critical credential attainment and skills gaps.
Our career pathway reviews help districts complete Perkins V comprehensive local needs assessments and make critical decisions about adopting or improving pathways to the workforce by assessing the alignment of existing CTE programs with postsecondary credentials and labor market demand.
We also prepare new and early-career CTE teachers for classroom success and provide professional development and coaching on powerful CTE and project-based learning instructional practices.
Today, it’s more important than ever to prepare students with the skills they need for careers that fuel our local economies. This is complex work, beyond the ability of K-12, higher education, adult education or workforce investment boards to do alone. Learn how strategic industry sector partnerships led by educators and employers are aligning academics and work-based learning experiences with jobs in demand in their states – improving individual lives, state prosperity and economic competitiveness.