Work-Based Learning

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Much has been written in recent years about the need to provide greater work-based learning opportunities for high school students as an instructional strategy to better prepare students for college and the workforce.

Pathways to STEM Apprenticeship for High School Career and Technical Education (CTE) Students

 

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The Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE) in the U.S. Department of Education has announced a new $3 million grant opportunity to support State efforts to expand and improve the transition of high school CTE students to postsecondary education and employment through apprenticeships in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields, including computer science, that begin during high school. The Pathways to STEM Apprenticeship for High School Career and Technical Education Students notice inviting applications was published on May 18, 2018 and is available at the link below:

Federal Register Notice: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2018/05/18/2018-10671/applications-for-new-awards-pathways-to-stem-apprenticeship-for-high-school-career-and-technical

Welcome to the Perkins Collaborative Resource Network!

The Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE) has redesigned the Perkins Collaborative Resource Network to enhance its usability for education professionals.

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