• Another CTE Success Story
    Aug 18, 2016  - Meet Rob Griffin. When Rob began school at Dalton High in Whitfield County, Georgia, he became interested in a series of engineering courses the school offered as an elective. It was these courses that would start Rob on the path to a fulfilling and successful career. Like many career and technical ... More
  • #TBT: Gov. Pence on the Importance of CTE
    Aug 11, 2016  - Policymakers across the country—and on both sides of the aisle—have long recognized the critical role career and technical education (CTE) plays in helping prepare students for future success. In February 2015, one of those policymakers, Indiana Governor Mike Pence, appeared before the committee and... More
  • Standing Up for Startups
    Aug 4, 2016  - The opportunity for hardworking men and women to take a risk, start their own business, and climb the economic ladder is an essential part of the American Dream. Unfortunately, that dream is slipping out of reach for many Americans. With small business creation at a 22 year low and economic growth h... More
  • Addressing America’s Skilled Worker Shortage
    Jul 28, 2016  - While the American economy struggles through an anemic recovery, some in the manufacturing sector are dealing with another struggle: a shortage of high-skilled workers to fill the jobs that are available. This issue, commonly referred to as the “skills gap,” has made it difficult for many manufactur... More
  • Changing the Game in American Education with CTE
    Jul 20, 2016  - The Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (H.R. 5587) continues to gain positive reaction from education leaders and job creators. Introduced by Reps. Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA) and Katherine Clark (D-MA), the bill will help more students acquire the skills they need ... More
  • Strengthening CTE: What They’re Saying
    Jul 12, 2016  - Helping Americans succeed in today’s workforce is a leading priority for members on the Education and the Workforce Committee, and the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (H.R. 5587) is an important part of that effort. The legislation will help individuals—particul... More
  • Succeeding in the 21st Century Workforce
    Jul 6, 2016  - Quality education and training are essential to competing in today’s workforce. For decades, career and technical education (CTE) has helped prepare students like Paul Tse to do just that. Tomorrow, the committee will take action to help more Americans obtain the knowledge and skills they need to ea... More