Business and Community Partnerships and Engagement
Successful and innovative schools have well-implemented, goal-oriented programs and practices of business and community involvement; are built on specifically designed programs of study that engage business and industry professionals in the learning community to support teachers and students; infuse enduring skills beyond the core curriculum needed for success in the 21st century.
Tools and Best Practices
Establishing a Program of Studies that best prepares students for College and Career is crucial for today’s successful innovative schools. The Common Career Technical Core (CCTC) is a state-led initiative to establish a set of rigorous, high-quality standards for Career Technical Education. The standards have been informed by state and industry standards and developed by a diverse group of teachers, business and industry experts, administrators and researchers.
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Blogs, Social Media, and eNews
Our National Obsession With 'Going to College' -- We Might Have a Bigger Problem to Solve by Lydia Dobyns, President and CEO, New Tech Network Go HERE to read more
SmartBlog on Education: Path to Workforce, Path to Workforce is SmartBrief Education’s vision of college and career readiness, encompassing K-12, adult learners, career changers, non-traditional students and those who forgo a traditional four-year college experience.
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What the Research Says
Reflect, Transform, Lead: A New Vision for Career Technical Education, Career Technical Education is critical to our nation's economic success.
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State of New Mexico Career Pathways
Programs of Study Certifications
Focus Groups and Workshops Portal HERE