DATE: February 2, 2018
TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Steven M. Constantino, Ed.D., Acting Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT:

National Celebration of Career and Technical Education in February


Governor Ralph S. Northam has designated February 2018, as Career and Technical Education MonthThis link takes you out of the Virginia Department of Education website ® in the Commonwealth. Across the nation, Career and Technical Education (CTE) is celebrated in February to recognize the achievements and accomplishments of CTE programs.  Its theme for 2018,Celebrate Today, Own Tomorrow!,” provides Virginia schools an opportunity to showcase success stories of excellence and communicate the crucial role that CTE plays in preparing a highly skilled workforce for Virginia’s economy.  For more information on CTE Month, visit the Association of Career and Technical Education (ACTE)This link takes you out of the Virginia Department of Education website website.

Should you have any questions, please contact Sharon Acuff, Marketing Specialist, Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education, at CTE@doe.virginia.gov or by telephone at (804) 225-3119.

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