Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs in Illinois
provide instruction for careers in high-wage, high-skill, and high-demand
occupations in Agricultural Education; Business, Marketing and Computer
Education; Family and Consumer Sciences; Health Science Technology; and
Technology and Engineering Education (Industrial). CTE programs continue
to strengthen students’ technical skills; articulate transitions to
postsecondary programs, employment or both; assist in meeting the Illinois
Learning Standards; and close achievement gaps. These programs are instrumental
in supporting local districts to ensure student success and promoting
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The online CTE curriculum materials allow educators to: PLAN quality instruction; DOCUMENT state and national academic and technical standards met by instruction; DELIVER web-based instruction to students; and, ASSESS student attainment of state and national standards.
Many on-site professional development topics are available to educational entities upon request. Professional development workshops range in length from 3 hours to multiple days with topics ranging from a simple survey of resources to in-depth implementation activities of those resources. All workshops are hands-on and require participant computer and internet access. Presentation time frames may be from 1 to 2 hours in length.
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