CTE Student Success in Community Colleges: A Conceptual Model

Publication Amy S. Hirschy, Christine D. Bremer, and Marisa CastellanoJuly 2011

Career and technical education (CTE) students pursuing occupational associate’s degrees or certificates differ from students seeking academic majors at 2-year institutions in several ways. This article examines several theoretical models of student persistence and offers a conceptual model of student success focused on CTE students in community colleges.

Hirschy, A. S., Bremer, C. D., & Castellano, M. (2011). Career and technical education student success in community colleges: A conceptual model. Community College Journal, 39(3), 296-318.

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