- Career Cruising is an online career development system. This program is offered to all students in the EFE #330 region at no cost through an agreement between EFE #330 and Parkland College.
Useful CTE Websites
- Special Populations and CTE - Information about special populations and underrepresented groups, professional develop opportunities, and much more.
- National Research Center for Career and Technical Education - Organization committed to providing evidence-based solutions to the problems confronting CTE today. Core issues include Programs of Study, curriculum integration, retention and completion and accountability and assessment.
- Perkins Collaborative Resource Network - This website is a resource and information-sharing portal. It includes information on current CTE legislation, grants and accountability data as well as resources for developing and implementing rigorous, state-of-the-art career and technical education programs.
- National Association of State Directors of Career & Technical Education Consortium
- Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE)
- Learning that Works for America - Website of the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium. Provides definitions, research, and videos to explain the importance of CTE.
- Mike Rowe - The host of Dirty Jobs talks to Senate about the need for skilled labor.
- Beyond One Size Fits All College Dreams... - Written by James E. Rosenbaum, Jennifer L. Stephan, and Janet E. Rosenbaum; this is a featured article from the Fall 2010 issue of American Educator.
- College Degree Should Not be Sole Focus for Americans - Written by theInternational Business Times staff in February of 2011; this is an article which focuses on a report released by the Harvard Graduate School of Education
- Pathways to Prosperity - Meeting the Challenge of Preparing Young Americans for the 21st Century -Report released by the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The study recommends a "comprehensive pathways network" that would include three elements: embracing multiple approaches to help youth make the transition to adulthood, involving the nation's employers in things like work-based learning, and creating a new social compact with young people.