Building America's Skilled Technical Workforce
July 10, 2017
Forget blue collar, it's about 'new collar'
To truly change minds and decisively end the stigma, we need a robust and widespread national campaign that speaks to the benefits of CTE for individuals and the economy as a whole. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine recently recommended a similar effort.
May 19, 2017
Career Education Needs New Supports, Skill Focus, National Report Says
Education Week (Blog)
The skills needed for technical careers have changed significantly, and school and adult education programs need to do more to support evolving technical education, according to a mammoth new report on career education by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
May 18, 2017
Closing the Skills Gap for Technical Jobs
Inside Higher Ed
The U.S. is not adequately developing and sustaining a skilled technical work force, according to a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.