It’s not your parent’s Vocational School!
2011 Career-Technical Education Showcase Demonstrates 21st Century Education
WHAT: An opportunity to meet career-technical students and see first-hand the projects and programs of today’s “vocational” students. Students will demonstrate projects such as a Chevy Tahoe converted from gas to electric; a fire truck retrofitted as an educational tool, agricultural programs, pre-engineering, medical and sports therapy, criminal justice, culinary programs, multiple information technology projects and many other technical career fields. The Statehouse Atrium will be filled with high school students demonstrating their chosen professions and skills being learned.
WHERE: Capitol Building – Atrium
The State House
1 Capitol Square
Columbus, OH 43215
WHEN: Thursday, Feb 10, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET
• Christine Gardner, Executive Director of the Ohio Association for Career and Technical Education
Approximately 135 students from 32 Ohio career-technical programs from across the state representing career-centers, comprehensive and compact high schools. Each program will includes students who demonstrate what they learn through their career-technical program.
Career-technical education (CTE) is part of Ohio’s public education system that prepares students for college and careers. In Ohio, CTE is delivered through career centers and comprehensive/compact high schools. The Ohio Association for Career and Technical Education (Ohio ACTE) promotes innovative education and supports educators who inspire students of all ages and abilities. Ohio ACTE represents more than 2,400 members statewide including superintendents, teachers and administrators.