Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs in Illinois provide instruction for careers in high-wage, high-skill, and in-demand occupations. 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.
Secondary Civil Rights Review
Join us for a webinar at 1 p.m. CST on Nov 06, 2019.
The Illinois State Board of Education, in partnership with the Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support, conducts Civil Rights Reviews of the secondary system. This process is designed to support schools as they work to better serve their students. We will review the process, debunk the myths, share resources and answer questions during this webianar. View the presentation.
Illinois Career and Technical Education Student Organization Application Form
This is an application for a Career and Technical Student Organization that wishes to be recognized by the Illinois State Board of Education. The applicant will be providing information about the organization and its relationship to Career and Technical Education. The organization will be notified within 30 days after the application as to whether it has been recognized as a Career and Technical Student Organization.
The Illinois State Board of Education has produced the 44-page Career Guide for the 2019-2020 school year, meant to better educate students, parents, teachers and counselors on various career paths available to students right here in Illinois.Purchase Career Guides for you school today!
Check out the resources below to help students navigate Career Technical Education!
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.
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.