Patrick Ainsworth, Director
The Career & College Transition Division is part of the Instruction & Learning Support Branch.
Career Technical Education
A program of study that involves a multiyear sequence of courses that integrates core academic knowledge with technical and occupational knowledge to provide students with a pathway to postsecondary education and careers.
Supports local educational agencies, grades nine through twelve, to improve student achievement and transition to postsecondary education and careers.
Information and resources for middle grades educators and parents. The middle grades consist of early-adolescent students, ten to fourteen years of age, generally in grades six to eight.
Regional Occupational Centers and Programs (ROCPs): career and workforce preparation for high school students and adults, preparation for advanced training, and the upgrading of existing skills.
Explains how public education participates with workforce development efforts to provide the crucial skills and lifelong learning opportunities needed for career study, success, and personal fulfillment.