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ERIC Number: EJ996012
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 5
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1527-1803
Energy Industry Powers CTE Program
Khokhar, Amy
Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers (J3), v87 n8 p26-30 Nov-Dec 2012
Michael Fields is a recent graduate of Buckeye Union High School in Buckeye, Arizona. Fields is enrolled in the Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) Get Into Energy program, which means he is well on his way to a promising career. Specializing in power plant technology, in two years he will earn a certificate that will all but guarantee a job in the energy industry, where skilled workers are in extremely high demand. The Get Into Energy program at Arizona's Estrella Mountain Community College commenced in 2000 when the college began a partnership with Arizona's major energy employers to provide students with a seamless pathway into skilled, well-paying energy careers. In this article, the author discusses how energy industry powers career and technical education (CTE) program. (Contains 2 charts.)
Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE). 1410 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Tel: 800-826-9972; Tel: 703-683-3111; Fax: 703-683-7424; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Two Year Colleges
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Arizona