Recently I sat in on a round table discussion with people involved in implementing common core and state legislator. The pieces of truth shared by people ran across many fronts on the Common Core. I shared my experience and knowledge to the group on the common career technical core standards.
What do common core standards and voting have in common? Not a whole lot. But here's what I'm thinking... Hopefully you are going to carve out some time to go vote today. Every one of us could probably tell a completely different story about our voting experience in regards to the actual method used. Some will vote on paper, some electronically, and some by ancient mechanical torture devices. And what about those infamous paper punch outs?! And all those varying processes will undoubtedly lead to conflict later tonight as the results from these gazillion different voting methods are being tallied and calculated. I've already prepared myself for an evening of frustration and likely going to bed without any clear decision. In 2012, people!
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CTE Common Core Standards, are we there yet? The balloons have popped. The confetti has been swept up. The fanfare surrounding the June release of the CTE common core standards, called the “Common Career Technical Core” (CCTC), has subsided. And many of the folks who worked so hard to make the standards a reality enjoyed well-deserved summer vacations.
Today at the National Career ClustersTM Institute in Washington, DC, the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc) released the Common Career Technical Core standards (CCTC standards).