Resources for Districts

Surveys and Polls

The Value and Promise of Career and Technical Education: Results from a National Survey of Parents and Students
Valuable insights into what parents and students like most about CTE and why, and the challenges of overcoming misperceptions of it among the general population. Poll conducted by Advance CTE, ACTE and other organizations.

The PDK Poll: Preparing students for life after high school.
National poll says the public wants to see more CTE opportunities for high school students.

Sussex County Technical Schools students conducting a food drive as part of their community involvement project


New from Advance CTE:  CTE 101
What you need to know about career and technical education  in 2-1/2 minutes.

Choose CTE. It’s Cool.
A 38-second collection of engaging CTE images from the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE)

CTE: Learning that Works for America
A 1:30 second video about 21st century CTE from Advance CTE (formerly the National Association of State Directors of Career and Technical Education)

Fact Sheets and Hand-Outs

CTE: Education for a Strong Economy
A 2-page comparison of 21st century CTE and old-style vocational schools from the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE)

Career and Technical Education Improves Student Achievement in High School, College and Career
A one-page fact sheet from the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) and the National PTA

Advance CTE Fact Sheets
A collection of recent fact sheets, talking points and hand-outs on various CTE-related matters

Students at the Monmouth County Vocational School District's Biotechnology High School working on a design project