Dr. Philip Cleveland, Career Technical Education (CTE) State Director in Alabama, met recently with Walker County, Alabama business and education leaders seeking to improve their CTE and workforce development systems.
Alabama State Representative Bill Roberts invited Cleveland to attend the meeting â€“ a testament to Robertsâ€™ commitment to improving CTE in his district. Cleveland primarily discussed the stateâ€™s 21st Century Workforce Act which issues $50 million for Alabamaâ€™s public schools to purchase CTE equipment.
Cleveland also encouraged stakeholders to open communication and strengthen collaboration among education institutions and businesses. He urged the groups to improve the areaâ€™s CTE system by avoiding duplicative programming and addressing any gaps impeding students and the community.
Read more in an article from the Daily Mountain Eagle.
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Kara Herbertson, Research and Policy Manager
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