There’s much to learn and more work to be done, but CTE is headed in a positive direction, and its future is bright
Last week, I explained why career and technical education will make agile learners America’s future, and that maximizing their potential requires CTE that works well for students, employers, and school systems. In my home state of Colorado, we’ve learned a great
Seventeen-year-old Sandra can’t wait for school to start each day. Perhaps that’s because her school day looks nothing like what most of us envision a classic high school schedule to be. Her morning begins with Advanced Placement calculus, but as
Colorado Succeeds members are driving forces of innovation in education, and we’re excited to give you a first look at a new, outside-the-box school model that will bring education and industry partnership to a new level. It’s unlike anything we’ve
Madame Chairwoman Schroeder and Members of the Colorado State Board of Education, As a network of business leaders who want to ensure all of Colorado’s children are educated to their greatest potential, Colorado Succeeds is dedicated to the advancement of
“Why am I learning this? How is this relevant to my future?” In a rapidly-changing economy, our answers to these age-old questions from students are more important than ever.
We are in the Age of Agility, an exciting, unsettling time in our nation’s history.
Colorado Succeeds members have a long history of meeting with the nation’s highest education official. Since our founding in 2006, industry and business leaders from our coalition have met with each sitting U.S. Secretary of Education to share a business
Those of you who know me well, know that I’m a big fan of Simon Sinek and, in particular, his teachings on how great leaders inspire action. If you are unfamiliar with Sinek, I encourage you to check out his
To the casual observer, federal education law seems abstract and too far removed from Colorado classrooms to have any real impact on our students. That’s not the case with the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), recently passed by Congress in