Career and Technical Education
Welcome to the career and technical education unit at Minnesota State Colleges and Universities. We partner closely with the Office of College and Career Success at the Minnesota Department of Education to prepare students to enter high skill, high wage or high demand employment in Minnesota.
News and Announcements
CTE Works! Shaping the Future - Call for Proposals and Registration Open
November 13, 2014 | Crowne Plaza Hotel | Plymouth, MN
The CTE Works! annual summit brings together educators from academic and technical fields to join forces with workforce center partners in providing Minnesota students the skills they need to succeed. Now accepting breakout session proposals. This annual summit is a collaboration between the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities and the Minnesota Department of Education. For more information on the conference, including registration, conference fee, location, and criteria for successful proposals, visit www.cteworksminnesota.org. If you have questions, contact Denise Felder, Conference Chair and Director of Professional Development, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pathways to Postsecondary 2.0 Summits
October 9, 2014 | Bemidji State University | Bemidji, MN
October 10, 2014 | Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College | Cloquet, MN
October 28, 2014 | Southwest Minnesota State University | Marshall, MN
December 4, 2014 | Rochester Community & Technical College | Rochester, MN
December 5, 2014 | St. Cloud State University | St. Cloud, MN
January 23, 2015 | North Hennepin Community College | Brooklyn Park, MN
February 6, 2015 | Dakota County Technical College | Rosemount, MN
The Minnesota Department of Education and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities invite you to this opportunity to collaborate on student success! For more information, contact Jessica Espinosa, Coordinator of College Transitions, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, email@example.com.
2014 Adult Pathways to Postsecondary Forums
September 25, 2014 | South Central College | Mankato, MN
November 3, 2014 | Minnesota State Community and Technical College | Detroit Lakes, MN
December 12, 2014 | North Hennepin Community College | Brooklyn Park, MN
In connection with the Pathways to Postsecondary Summits from last year, these upcoming Pathways to Postsecondary 2.0 regional forums will build the capacity of practitioners and leaders in Adult Basic Education (ABE) and higher education in their understanding of best practice in adult career pathways. For more information, contact Julie Dincau, ABE Transition Specialist, Minnesota Department of Education, firstname.lastname@example.org or Jessica Espinosa, Coordinator of College Transitions, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, email@example.com.
Shaping Your Future: Why Minnesota Families Choose College video series
The Minnesota Department of Education and tpt MN worked with college access and success programs, school districts, community leaders and postsecondary institutions throughout the state to find youth and their parents who reflected a variety of journeys to get their postsecondary education. Each had a compelling story to tell, and messages to share with both adults and youth, including messages of challenge, hope, persistence and inspiration. Watch the series on YouTube.
Improving Student Success through Accountability Measures
Presentation by Eva Scates-Winston, MNSCU System Office and Margie Tomsic, Saint Paul College at the annual Diversity and Student Affairs Conference on February 27-28, 2014.
View the presentation
Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant Resources
Regional planning tools to access information on graduate supply, occupational demand, academic programs and labor market information from Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, ISeek Solutions and the Department of Employment and Economic Development. Get the PowerPoint, Webex recording and other resources.
Minnesota Career Pathways: Career and Course Planning for Adults
Introducing MN Career Pathways: Your Success Starts Here, a self-service website that facilitates career and course planning for adult learners. The site is a user-friendly tool that curates information specific to adults in one place. The website does not duplicate information found on other career resources, instead it gathers career, education, and training information in one easy place for the adult learner.
MN Programs of Study: an Academic and Career Planning Tool for High School Students
Use this website to learn what combination of classes and activities will help you prepare for your future. Do a search by high school, college or career pathway to get started. Check out the website at www.mnprogramsofstudy.org.