• 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
  • Reforms Needed to Modernize the American Workforce
    Jul 19, 2016  - Helping Americans succeed in the workforce is a leading priority for members on the Education and the Workforce Committee. That’s why the committee unanimously passed a bill to strengthen career and technical education and help prepare more students for today’s high-demand jobs. Mark MacCarthy, vic... More
  • Foxx: Educational Success Is About More Than Just a Degree
    Jul 13, 2016  - Higher Education and Workforce Training Subcommittee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) spoke on the House floor today to emphasize the important role career and technical education, or CTE, plays in preparing students to compete in the workforce. As she explained, the bipartisan Strengthening Career a... More
  • Foxx Statement: All Education Is Career Education
    Jul 13, 2016  - For far too long, there has been a discrepancy in what students are learning in the classroom and what employers say they need in the workplace. The passage of the bipartisan Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act in 2014 was an important step for the millions of Americans who are looking for work... 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