Did You Know . . . In Utah, there are over 213,000 secondary and post-secondary Career and Technical Education students. There are nine post-secondary institutions in Utah that offer technical programs, including community colleges, technical institutes, skill centers, and other public and private two-year and four-year colleges. Over 11,500 students attend courses through these institutions.
Concurrent Enrollment Master Lists at USOE http://www.schools.utah.gov/curr/Early_College/MasterLists.htm Concurrent enrollment (CE) provides a challenging college-level experience for students in their last two years of high school. Course offerings in math, science, social studies,language arts, fine arts, humanities, world languages, and career and technical education have been implemented in high schools throughout the state. Join more than 27,000 students in the state that have earned over 180,000 credit hours of high learning last year, in their junior and senior years of high school.
National Career Pathways Network http://www.cord.org/ncpn-index.cfm
NCPN is a membership organization for educators and employers involved in the advancement of Career Pathways, Tech Prep, and related education reform initiatives. NCPN assists its members in planning, implementing, evaluating, and improving secondary and post -secondary transition programs by pooling the resources of the country's leading practitioners to provide a network of communication for new and existing programs.
The League for Innovation in the Community College:
College and Career Transitions Initiative http://www.league.org/league/projects/ccti/purpose.html
The College and Career Transitions Initiative (CCTI) contributes to strengthening the role of community and technical colleges throughout the United States in easing student transitions between secondary and post-secondary education as well as transitions to employment; and improving academic performance at both the secondary and post-secondary levels.
Utah CTE.org http://www.utahcte.org A site designed for parents and students to explore CTE programs in Utah's public secondary and post-secondary systems.
Utah Majors Guide http://www.utahmajors.org
The Majors Guide provides information on the majors and degrees offered at each public college and university in Utah, including how to prepare to be admitted to a field of study, who to contact for specific questions, and what classes are required to complete a degree. NOTE: Most four-year universities encourage students to spend their first two years taking general education courses; concentration on major courses typically occurs in the junior and senior years. Therefore, you may pursue almost any career path or discipline of study that requires a four-year degree by beginning at either a two-year community college or a four-year university.