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Education Commission of the States, 2020
This resource provides a national comparison of state policies and activities related to secondary career and technical education (CTE). The entities or agencies where states house their CTE directors include K-12, postsecondary, workforce and independent CTE agencies. "Which Entity Houses the State CTE Director? 50-State Comparison:…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Vocational Education, State Policy, Vocational Directors
Education Commission of the States, 2020
This resource provides a national comparison of state policies and activities related to secondary career and technical education (CTE). It includes data for all 50 states in seven categories: (1) state CTE Directors; (2) funding secondary CTE; (3) CTE program establishment or approval; (4) career clusters; (5) CTE diploma and diploma…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Vocational Education, State Policy, Educational Policy
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bin Mohd Ali, Hairuddin; Zulkipli, Inas Binti – European Journal of Training and Development, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to conceptualize, validate and confirm a structural equation modeling (SEM) hypothesized model of strategic leadership practices of Malaysian vocational college educational leaders. Design/methodology/approach: The study used a quantitative survey approach. The data were collected from 500 educational leaders…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Schools, Structural Equation Models, Strategic Planning
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Fleck, Joey A.; Threeton, Mark D.; Ewing, John C. – Career and Technical Education Research, 2019
Leaders influence the lives of many and impact the success of a wide variety of organizations. Career and Technical Education (CTE) Administrative Directors provide leadership in CTE school settings as they lead and manage personnel, facilities, curriculum, and student services. This study sought to determine the essential leadership skills that…
Descriptors: Leadership Effectiveness, Administrators, Vocational Education, Vocational Directors
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Lowry, Kimberly; Thomas-Anderson, Tricia – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2017
This chapter summarizes funding trends to support career and technical education (CTE) and science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) programs at community colleges compared to funding for similar programs at 4-year colleges and universities. Examples of intramural and extramural funding strategies as well as lessons learned and…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, STEM Education, Achievement Gains, Achievement Gap
Nkhata, Bentry – ProQuest LLC, 2013
In spite of the large overlap in the goals of CTE and STEM education, there is little evidence of the role(s) CTE delivery systems, programs, curricula, or pedagogical strategies can play in advancing STEM education. Because of their responsibilities, especially for organizational and instructional leadership, school district CTE directors could…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, STEM Education, Vocational Directors, Experience
Herrin, Cory D. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this quantitative study was to determine the importance and priority of practices for directors of career and technical education in the state of Indiana. An analysis was prepared to determine the rankings and correlations of importance and priorities of 50 leadership practices as well as 11 categories of practices for the career…
Descriptors: Career Education, Technical Education, Educational Practices, Administrator Attitudes
Hummel, Richard Lynn, Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this statewide study is to assess the perceived improvements made to programs that are offered at Career and Technical Education Centers from the perspective of vocational administrators and teachers following the Bureau of Career and Technical Education conduction of an Approved Program Evaluation. The Pennsylvania Bureau of Career…
Descriptors: State Standards, Program Effectiveness, Organizational Change, Vocational Education
Callan, Victor; Mitchell, John; Clayton, Berwyn; Smith, Larry – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2007
This document provides a literature review and a list of suggested reading in support of "Approaches for Sustaining and Building Management and Leadership Capacity in Vocational Education and Training Providers" (ED499670), which examines the existing and potential strategies for sustaining and building greater levels of management and…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Leadership, School Administration, Literature Reviews
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Erickson, Elizabeth; Erickson, Jon – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2006
With the growth over the past 25 years in the establishment of residential environmental education (EE) centers, what factors EE center directors identify as important to the success of these centers merits discussion. Research in environmental education is still relatively new, with few continuously contributing researchers and a lack of…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Vocational Directors, Performance Factors, Information Centers
Callan, Victor; Mitchell, John; Clayton, Berwyn; Smith, Larry – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2007
This document provides three resources in support of "Approaches for Sustaining and Building Management and Leadership Capability in VET Providers" (ED499670), which examines the existing and potential strategies for sustaining and building greater levels of management and leadership capability in training organisations. The resources…
Descriptors: Needs Assessment, Management Development, Vocational Education, Leadership
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Oswald, Joyce – Journal of Correctional Education, 2005
Job Fairs have taken on an increasingly important role in correctional education and transition programming. The Federal Bureau of Prisons has been instrumental in promoting mock job fairs in all federal prison facilities. The focus of this research project was to understand how widespread the use of job fairs is in state prisons and correctional…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Vocational Directors, Correctional Institutions, Correctional Education
Reese, Susan – Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers, 2002
Discusses the Administration Division of the Association for Career and Technical Education and its activities, which include building partnerships, inspiring activism, and supporting professional development. (JOW)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Professional Associations, Vocational Directors
Anderson, Edward T. – Illinois Career Education Journal, 1974
A joint effort in inservice education between the Illinois Division of Vocational and Technical Education and the Illinois Vocational Association (IVA) created ten diversified mini workshops which were conducted at the 1973 IVA convention in Chicago. The overall, average participant rating for the workshop was 3.76 on a one-to-four continuum. (EA)
Descriptors: Inservice Education, Participant Satisfaction, Vocational Directors, Workshops
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Hopkins, Charles R.; Lambrecht, Judith J.; Moss, Jerome, Jr.; Finch, Curtis R. – Journal of Vocational Education Research, 1998
Interviews with 69 vocational administrators in 12 states indicated they all had experiences that significantly affected their development as leaders. On-the-job learning was most likely to occur in the presence of challenging problems and risk. Outcomes commonly included leadership, skills, and values. There were few gender differences. (SK)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Leadership Qualities, Vocational Directors, Work Experience
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