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***MEDIA ADVISORY*** TIME CHANGE: Hearing to Examine Career and Technical Education Programs

On Friday, September 20th at 10:00 a.m., the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education will hold a hearing entitled, “Preparing Today’s Students for Tomorrow’s Jobs: A Discussion on Career and Technical Education and Training Programs.” The hearing will provide members an opportunity to explore ways the federal government can help support state and local initiatives to improve career and technical education.

To learn more about this hearing and view a live webcast, visit


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Mr. Alvin Bargas
Pelican Chapter Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc.
Baton Rouge, LA

Dr. Sheila Harrity
Worcester Technical High School 
Worcester, MA

Mr. John Fischer
Deputy Commissioner, Transformation & Innovation 
Vermont Agency of Education
Montpelier, VT

Mr. Frank Britt
Chief Executive Officer
Penn Foster Inc. 
Scranton, PA