The Senate Career and Technical Education Caucus in Conjunction with the Alliance for Excellent Education Invite You to Attend an Event
Innovation in CTE: How National Initiatives are Transforming Teaching and Learning to Improve Student Outcomes
Thursday, May 17, 2018
2:00–3:00 p.m. (ET)
Russell Senate Office Building
C Street, NE and First Street, NE,
Anne Stanton, President, Linked Learning Alliance
Amin Robinson, Senior, Oakland High School (CA)
Kayla Johnson-Trammell, Superintendent, Oakland Unified School District (CA)
Jocelyn Freeman Garrick, MD, Executive Director, Alameda County Health Partnership (CA)
Jowel C. Laguerre, Ph.D., Chancellor, Peralta Community College District (CA)
, Associate Vice President, Building Educational Pathways for Youth, Jobs for the Future (CA)
L. Karen Monroe, Superintendent, Alameda County Office of Education (CA)
Invited for remarks: Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA), Rob Portman (R-OH),
Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), and Todd Young (R-IN)
Please join the Senate Career and Technical Education (CTE) Caucus, in conjunction with the Alliance for Excellent Education (All4Ed), for a briefing highlighting innovative approaches across the country to college and career pathways. The briefing will highlight approaches that led to positive outcomes for historically underserved students with a unique focus on improving teaching and learning through integrated instruction.
Recent research demonstrates that CTE by itself does not produce the same benefits for students as well-developed college and career pathways that integrate CTE with rigorous academics, work-based learning, and student supports. College and career pathways prepare high school students for both employment and a full range of postsecondary opportunities, but this requires strategic partnerships and innovation that is not seen in most regions across the United States.
National initiatives have taken on the charge of ensuring high school students are prepared to succeed both in college and the workplace by changing the way teaching and learning happens in classrooms, and by forming partnerships with employers, colleges, and community partners to close graduation gaps and meet the demands of the twenty-first-century economy.
During the briefing, panelists will discuss the latest findings on secondary and postsecondary outcomes of students who participate in high-quality college and career pathways;
- how the teaching workforce is being prepared to integrate academics and CTE;
- implementation efforts in an urban California school district and in a regional context;
- the role of service providers in delivering high-quality local and regional implementation of college and career pathways; and
- how current federal investments in CTE are being used to support this work.
Panelists will also address questions from the live audience.
RSVP by Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Space is limited. Acceptances ONLY, on a first-come basis.
When: Thursday, May. 17
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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