A Q&A With the Career and Technical Education Research Network

A Q&A With the Career and Technical Education Research Network

In this Q&A, Katherine Hughes, Ph.D., director and principal investigator of the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Research Network, and Shaun Dougherty, Ed.D., co-principal investigator, discuss the goals of the network and how they hope it will contribute to the field. James Bartlett, Ph.D., senior research associate with the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and associate professor of community college leadership at North Carolina State University, guides the conversation.

This article originally appeared in the September 2019 issue of Techniques magazine and has been reprinted with permission. The Association for Career and Technical Education, a CTE Research Network Lead partner, publishes this magazine eight times a year. Written for career and technical educators by career and technical educators, each issue of Techniques focuses on leadership, professional development, classroom strategies, emerging trends and research, and innovative techniques for engaging students through CTE and more. The magazine provides CTE practitioners and policyholders with the analysis and objective reporting they need to remain informed. Learn more.

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About the Author

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Katherine Hughes, Ph.D.

CTE Research Network Director/Principal Investigator

Principal Researcher, American Institutes for Research

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Shaun Dougherty, Ed.D.

CTE Research Network Co-Principal Investigator

Associate Professor, Peabody College of Education & Human Development, Vanderbilt University

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James Bartlett II, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, College of Education, North Carolina State University

Senior Research Associate, Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research