Career and Technical Education Related Resources

Developed for Pennsylvania under the guidance of the Bureau of Career & Technical Education by the National Center for College and Career Transitions Last updated February 2020

Reports /Guides 2018 – 2020

Pennsylvania’s Guide to Best Practices in Cooperative Education [June 2019] Pending PDE Approval- coming soon!

Pennsylvania Career & Technical Education: College and Career Pathways for the 21st Century Brochure [September 2019] (20 pages)

Pennsylvania’s Guide to Best Practices in CTE Student Placement [June 2019] (24 pages)

The Pennsylvania Guide for Career and Technology Education’s Role in Apprenticeship [June 2018] (22 pages)

Pennsylvania Career and Technical Education: Dropout Prevention [Revised June 2018](18 pages)

Pennsylvania’s Career and Technical Education Excellence Awards 2015-16 [Updated June 2018] (22 pages)

PA Inspired Leadership (PIL) Program 2018 – 2019 Statewide PIL Blended Course Offerings Blended Learning – Flexibility for School Leaders [June 2018] (19 pages with links to course registration)

REPORT: Pennsylvania Career and Technical Education: College and Career Pathways For the 21st Century [June 2018] (20 pages)

Career and Technical Education in Pennsylvania [June 2018] (4 pages)

Talking Points and Frequently Asked Questions: CTE in Pennsylvania [June 2018] (8 pages)

2018- 2020 CTE Best Practices – CTE Technical Assistance Program Profiles

(Also found on on the PACTA Website at http://pacteresources.com/ )

NC3T created profiles based on practices nominated by CTDSLs through PACTA for the program years beginning July 2018 through December 2019.

Our list of TAP Profiles by title, school, and direct web link:

2017

Communicating the Value of Career and Technology Centers to the Community [May 2017] (28 pages)

Promising Business Education Practice: Career Preparation for Success at A.W. Beattie Career Center [March 2017] (3 pages)

Promising Business Education Practice: Business and Education Working Together in Luzerne and Schuylkill Counties [February 2017] (5 pages)

Promising Business Education Practice: Business Education Partnerships, Lawrence and Mercer Counties [March 2017] (6 pages)

Promising Business Education Practice: Northern Tier Business Education Partnership [February 2017] (2 pages)

Promising Business Education Practice: Tri-County Business-Education Partnership Mini-Grant Program [February 2017] (3 pages)

Promising Business Education Practice: Careers in Construction Alliance at Upper Bucks County Technical School [March 2017] (3 pages)