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Off to a Strong Start in Financial Literacy

05/02/2022
Heather LongFamily and consumer science teacher Heather Long has been teaching personal financial literacy (PFL) at Clintonville Middle School and...

“Why do we need to know this?” Career-Based Learning Holds Answers

02/24/2022
How many times have you heard a student ask, Why do we need to know this? Now the Wisconsin Guide to Implementing Career-Based Learning Experiences (...

Help Wanted: Seeking Applicants with Social and Emotional Skills

02/24/2022
The news is filled with stories of employers having a hard time finding job candidates with the right skills. In many cases, the “right” skills do...

How to Attract Students and Parents to CTE

01/25/2022
This article was excerpted from Advance CTE’s April 2021 survey, “Communicating Career and Technical Education: Learner-centered Messages for...

The Economic Impact of CTE

12/06/2021
From the production era to the technological era, attitudes about workforce readiness inevitably shift over time. In the short-term, however,...

Update: Youth Apprenticeship Modernization

12/06/2021
The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) has been consulting industry leaders during the past three years to determine if current...

CTE Data Offers Insight and Autonomy

10/22/2021
As districts around the state work to expand equity in CTE programs, a major tool in their toolbox is WISEdata, Wisconsin’s statewide longitudinal...

Remembering Jeff Hicken

08/11/2021
The Wisconsin FFA Foundation has established the Jeff Hicken Memorial Fund, in honor of the State FFA Advisor who passed away June 18. A former...

Bridging Education and Industry with Credentials

08/11/2021
Be sure to get this on your calendar for the 2021-22 school year! The Information Technology Grant* will again offer Wisconsin communities free...

CTE Strong: Reimagining CTE After a Pandemic Year

05/28/2021
This article was excerpted with permission from ACTE’s High-Quality CTE During COVID: Challenges and Innovation. As COVID-19 enters a new phase, it...