What is CTE?
Career and technical education, or CTE, is education that directly prepares students for high-wage, high-demand careers. CTE covers many different fields, including health care, information technology, advanced manufacturing, hospitality and management and many more.
CTE encompasses many different types of education, from classroom learning to certification programs to work-based learning opportunities outside the classroom.
– CTE is Cool video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKKMEwepQeQ
– Infographic: https://www.acteonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/What_is_CTE_infographic_HiRes.pdf
– Additional resources: https://www.acteonline.org/why-cte/what-is-cte/basic-facts/
What is CTE Month?
Career and Technical Education Month®, or CTE Month®, is a public awareness campaign that takes place each February to celebrate the value of CTE and the achievements and accomplishments of CTE programs across the country.
Learn more at https://www.acteonline.org/why-cte/cte-awareness/cte-month/.
#CTEinIL is an online campaign to promote CTE programs and career opportunities in Champaign County and throughout the state of Illinois. Participating organizations, schools, and employers can use this hashtag throughout the month of February to build awareness about their own initiatives, while also helping to tell the story of CTE opportunities throughout the state.
Press Release: Community Partners Celebrating February as CTE Month®
Champaign County Economic Development Corporation
Champaign County Chamber of Commerce
Champaign County Regional Planning Commission
Champaign Unit 4 School District
Champaign-Urbana Schools Foundation
Early College and Career Academy
Education for Employment System #330
ICATT Apprenticeship Program
Illinois Manufacturers’ Association
Mahomet-Seymour Community Unit School District #3
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 149
Rantoul Township High School
Urbana School District #116