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Certifications a Growing Option

Opportunities for students to acquire valuable industry recognized credentials (IRCs) are alive and well in Wisconsin despite the new COVID...

Career Pathway a Launching Pad for Students

Even as Regional Career Pathways are officially rolling out statewide starting this year, some local career pathways have been around for a long time...
Ryan Tienhaara

Social and Emotional Learning in the Age of COVID

After COVID-19 took learning out of the school building and into the virtual world, three priorities became apparent to Ryan Tienhaara, school...

Online Job Shadows Find an Eager Audience

When Wisconsin’s Safer at Home order went into effect in mid-March, CTE teachers and school counselors were left wondering how students confined at...

Student Organizations Unite Wisconsin

The positive impact of Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs) on students, school districts, communities, and employers shines bright...

Make the Career Readiness Connection

In Wisconsin, our vision—“Every child a graduate, college and career ready”—has come with a flurry of career readiness initiatives. Although exciting...
Joel Chrisler

Making an Impact Every Day

“I couldn’t balance my checkbook,” admitted Joel Chrisler of his 20-something self. But his next thought was, “Everybody should be able to do this...

The Path of Career and Technical Education in Wisconsin (K-12)

Since the Carl D. Perkins Act reauthorization in July 2018, states have been focused on what’s new in the legislation and how these changes can be...

Promote CTE to Boost Support

Don’t let your CTE program be your best kept secret! The benefits of a quality CTE program go well beyond the classroom. Data show that students...

Wisconsin CTE Looks Forward to an Exciting Year!

Welcome back to the 2019-20 school year from all of us on the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Team at DPI. We are excited to kick off a year...