More than 100 students gathered last month for the Maine DECA 47th State Career Development Conference.
The Maine Department of Labor (DOL) is offering increased assistance around youth employment.
Students and educators across Maine are joining those across the nation during the month of February to celebrate national Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month.
The Department has published 30 lesson plans that support hands-on, applied learning for Maine’s middle school students.
Creation of the lesson plans, which have been delivered in classrooms across the state and are now additionally available on the Department’s website, was led by Jobs for Maine’s Graduates. Each lesson has been aligned with the Maine Career and Technical Education (CTE) Career Clusters to allow for a relevant connection to the applied learning opportunity.
Career and technical educators and administrators from around Maine recently gathered at the Lewiston Regional Technical Center to receive training on Career and Technical Education (CTE) standards, assessment and industry recognized credentials.
The Maine Administrators of Career and Technical Education facilitated and organized the conference for the 400 participants and the Maine DOE CTE staff led many of the professional development workshops offered. Continue reading
Career and technical education (CTE) plays a critical role in strengthening the college and career readiness of our students and the economic future of our state. Continue reading
School administrative units (SAUs) and private schools approved for tuition purposes are expected to establish regional school calendars in coordination with their local secondary career and technical education school by April 14.