Health science is one of the most popular career clusters in career and technical education (CTE). It attracts hundreds of thousands of students every year from all kinds of backgrounds and with all manner of career ambitions. But there’s one big problem – health science departments are often the last to get funding from school administrations.
Every career and technical education teacher runs into the same obstacle — they need funding. You may know exactly where to go to get that funding. You may also have to find a new way to get it every year.
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As a CTE teacher, you know the importance of preparing students for the workforce — no matter which career cluster they follow. What you may not know is how to express that importance to your students, school, and community. That’s where CTE Month comes in!
Career and technical education has become a major component of the education system in the United States. CTE has gone by a lot of names over the years — trade skills, vocational training, vo-tech, and more. Today, all of those names point back to CTE. Still, the American education system is dominated by the idea that successful students go to four year universities. That’s why CTE Month exists.