Governor proclaims February, 2018, as CTE Month in NJ

February 7th, 2018

Governor Phil Murphy and Lt. Governor Sheila Oliver have issued a proclamation designating February, 2018, as Career and Technical Education Month in New Jersey.

The proclamation reads, in part:

Whereas, career and technical education programs incorporate a rigorous academic core coupled with a high-level technical curriculum to prepare students to be college and career ready; and 

Whereas, career and technical education builds collaborative connections among education, economic development and workforce development to support healthy economic growth; and…

Whereas, the comprehensive, innovative approach of career and technical education prepares students as global citizens for a lifetime of career and education choices…

More than 33,000 high school students and more than 6,000 adult students attend New Jersey’s 21 county vocational-technical school districts.

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