Building Rigorous Programs of Study: Background, Research, and Setting the Stage

Publication July 2013

As part of a larger session entitled, “Signature Features of Rigorous Career Pathway Programs of Study,” NRCCTE Director Jim Stone discussed the signature features that must be present to have rigorous CTE programs that prepare students for further study, employer certification exams and advanced training. This presentation was made at SREB’s HSTW Staff Development Conference in Charlotte, NC.

Stone, J. R. III. (2013, July). Building rigorous programs of study: Background, research, and setting the stage. Presentation made at the Southern Regional Education Board’s High Schools That Work Staff Development Conference, Charlotte, NC.

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