What Do State CTE Directors Want to Learn from the Research Community?

What Do State CTE Directors Want to Learn from the Research Community?

As states chart a vision and path for the future of career and technical education (CTE), researchers can help provide critical insights into the impact of CTE programs, policies, and practices. This blog post discusses common questions and challenges that CTE researchers can help state directors address related to CTE quality, equity, and data use.

The blog, co-authored by Austin Estes at Advance CTE and Corinne Alfeld at the Institute of Education Sciences, is the second in a series about the benefits of partnerships between State CTE Directors and researchers to increase the evidence base and guide program and policy decisions. (See the first blog post in the series.)