Career and Technology Education (CTE) Resources

Publications

González-Rivera, C. (2014).  Bridging the Disconnect. Center for an Urban Future.
Connected Counseling: Connecting Students to Success. (2008).  Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.
National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (2008).  Video: Connected Counseling in Action.
ACT Inc. (2006).  Ready for college and ready for work: Same or different?. Iowa City, IA : Author.
Plank, S., DeLuca, S., & Eustacion, A. (2005).  Dropping out of high school and the place of career and technical education: A survival analysis of surviving high school. Columbus, OH : National Dissemination Center for Career & Technical Education.
Plank, S., DeLuca, S., & Estacion, A. (2005).  Dropping Out of High School and the Place of Career and Technical Education: A Survival Analysis of Surviving High School. National Dissemination Center for Career and Technical Education.
Smink, J., & Schargel, F. P. (Eds.). (2004).  Helping Students Graduate: A Strategic Approach To Dropout Prevention. Larchmont, NY : Eye On Education.
Smink, J., & Reimer, M. S. (2002).  Career and Technical Education and the 15 Effective Strategies for Increasing Graduation Rates. Clemson, SC : National Dropout Prevention Center.
Phelps, R. P., Parsad, B., & Farris, E. (2001).  Features of occupational programs at the secondary and postsecondary education levels. Washington, DC : National Center for Educational Statistics.
Schmitz, E., Prescott, C., & Hunt, L. (1996).  Learning technology: Effective use of technology in education; A report on the status of technology in preparing students for the workplace. Waco, TX : Center for Occupational Research and Development (CORD).
Hamby, J. V., & Monaco, F. A. (1993).  Enhanced Vocational Education: Developing a District-Wide Dropout Prevention Program. Solutions and Strategies.

Web Sites

the largest national education association dedicated to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for careers
a national nonprofit organization providing innovative changes in education to prepare students for greater success in careers and higher education; also sponsors the National Tech Prep Network and assists educators in secondary schools and colleges
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