Career and Technical Education Month

Governor Gretchen Whitmer declared February as Career and Technical Education month in Michigan. Career and Technical Education provides students with an opportunity to learn the skills needed for in-demand careers in a variety of fields, and prepares students to become lifelong learners.

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Hear first-hand experiences from your fellow students at districts around the state on the benefits of career and technical education programs. These are great programs for all students and are a great way to propel your career opportunities by providing hands-on application of math, science and other subject areas. No matter what your plans are after high school, career and technical education programs better prepare you for what’s next.


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Career and Technical Education programs consist of a series of courses that prepare students for high-wage, high-skill, high-demand careers. Below you will find resources on how to start your Career and Technical Education program.

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Michigan Career Pathways Alliance →
The Michigan Career Pathways Alliance is designed to help improve student access to career pathways and help schools enhance their program offerings – all in an effort to narrow the talent gap and continue to build a stronger talent base in Michigan. The alliance brings together employers, educators, K-12 districts, higher education, labor leaders and businesses to ensure every student can reach their potential and know about all pathways to high-demand, high-wage careers in Michigan.