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Career & Technical Education

Dear CTE teachers, coordinators, and administrators,

ClassroomGood news! The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction has introduced a pathway for students who want to pursue teaching as a career. The new Education & Training pathway template (or map) has been developed by a statewide group of education and training professionals. As with all Regional Career Pathways (RCPs), the regions tailor the map to their portion of the state, and then individual districts further tailor it to their local needs and employers.

The template provides the elements of a quality CTE framework: a sequence of courses, dual credit opportunities, work-based learning, and industry-recognized credentials. The pathway also includes career and technical student organizations (CTSOs), which may include any of the federally recognized CTSOs: DECA, FBLA, FCCLA, FFA, HOSA, and SkillsUSA. Plus, new chapters of Educators Rising are bringing together and supporting students who want to teach as a career.

A Look Ahead: Career Readiness Professional Development 2022-23!

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This year's professional development line-up is going to start with a bang: A Career Readiness Red Carpet premiere event on September 15! Take a look at the full season of exciting sessions we will be kicking off!

  • Career Readiness RED CARPET Premiere Event
  • NEW Career Readiness Educators Professional Learning Community (PLC)
  • Career Readiness Community of Practice
  • CTE Data Reporting Through Your SIS Vendor
  • Career Education Data Topics
  • Perkins and the Comprehensive Local Needs Assessment (CLNA)
  • Wisconsin Career Readiness Quarterly Convenings
  • Career Pathways Showcase: Work-Based Learning (WBL)

Check out the "Mark Your Calendar" story in the latest issue of the CTE Newsroom for descriptions and tentative dates/times. The professional development calendar is still under construction so details are subject to change. Watch for the 2022 Professional Development webpage coming to the left menu soon for the most current scheduling.

We hope to see you at these professional development events. Thank you for your dedication to Wisconsin's students and for the great work you do!

Your Wisconsin CTE Team

For questions about this information, contact CTE