CTE Scholarship Awards Banquet

On Tuesday, April 19, 2016, the 30th Annual Career and Technical Education (CTE) Scholarships and Tuition Awards Banquet will take place at Salt Lake Community College. This banquet is a longstanding tradition used to honor CTE students throughout the state who have been selected to receive a scholarship and tuition award from a postsecondary institution in Utah. . . . → Read More

Step UP READY Grants

The Utah System of Higher Education (USHE) is now taking applications for the Step Up Ready grant from partnerships between school districts/local education authorities (LEAs) and Utah not-for-profit higher education institutions to increase the number of local public high school students who graduate college-ready and enroll in a post-secondary institution. . . . → Read More

What Is an Educated Person?

A blog post from Career and Technical Education: Every year during the fall, educators from Utah gather in a meeting room to discuss and consider the question “What is an educated person?” Those in the room are not really confused about what an educated person really is, but in defining and considering the topic, educators can make progress in learning how to educate others. . . . → Read More

What Will the Future Look Like?

The Great Recession has had an impact on the lives of American citizens that will be felt for a long time to come. Trillions of dollars of American wealth were lost and the impact on employment had disrupted plans of both the young and the old. . . . → Read More

CTE Directions: New report details benefits for Utah women obtaining college degrees or certificates

Mary Shumway, State Director of Career and Technical Education

The importance of students being college and career ready is a much discussed topic today. Equally important to being “ready” for college and career, is ensuring that students follow through and obtain a college degree. In Utah, a majority of young women continue on to college after high school graduation, but a large percentage never finish. . . . → Read More