This month-long celebration will emphasize the role of career and technical education in the future career success of students and its importance to their academic achievement. Along with February being CTE Month, FCCLA week is February 10-16, and FFA week is Feb. 16-23.
“We invite everyone to find out more about the courses offered at the Career Tech Center and career tech courses offered through the Ag and Family and Consumer Science programs in the county schools” said Brett Keasler, Career and Technical Education Director for the Cherokee County School System.
“We want everyone to see the level of skills students gain here and how, working with people from the business community, we’re preparing young people to be productive career professionals and community leaders.”
According to the Association for Career and Technical Education, research shows that many of the country’s fastest-growing occupations require the technical, communication, time management, and leadership skills taught in America’s career and technical education programs.
Research also shows that among high school graduates entering the workforce, those with a technical education background earns more than those without this advantage.
The faculty and staff of the Cherokee County Career and Technical Center believes that career technical education is career preparation for all students and that today’s career tech students are tomorrow’s brilliant minds.
To learn more about Alabama CTE Month or any of the activities taking place during this special event, contact Brett Keasler, at 256-927-5351 or email@example.com.