The mission of the center is to offer programs and services that support and promote career and technical education (CTE) in partnership with educational institutions, governmental agencies, business and industry, other non-profits and professional associations.
The Emerging Center for Career and Technical Education Excellence seeks to serve the career and technical education community by meeting the 21st century needs of K-12 and postsecondary technical educators who are at the forefront of workforce education.
The work of the Emerging Center for Career and Technical Education Excellence focuses on goals reflected in three areas:
- Professional Development
Provide professional development to enhance educators’ effectiveness
Establish a research agenda that influences policy and practice
- Communications & Outreach
Support quality CTE programs at the secondary and postsecondary levels through communication and outreach.