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CTE Month Event: The Value of CTE to Employers
Please join business and education leaders on February 22, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. to learn about the tremendous value of Career and Technical Education (CTE) for employers!

This event will add to numerous CTE Month® celebrations taking place at schools and communities across Michigan -- and the nation -- to highlight the achievements and accomplishments of CTE students and programs.

· Welcome: Dr. Brian Pyles, State Director of the Michigan Department of Education, Office of Career and Technical Education (MDE-OCTE).
· Value of CTE to Employers: Dr. Amanda Holdsworth, Executive Director of the Michigan Association for Career and Technical Education (MI ACTE).
· Work-Based Learning (WBL) Benefits and How to Get Started: Celena Mills, Education Consultant, MDE-OCTE.
· Apprenticeship Benefits and How to Get Started: Lee Graham, Executive Director LMEC, Operating Engineers 324.
· Business and Industry Testimonials: Various employers from around the state will share their stories about working with CTE programs and students.

Did you know...

CTE prepares students for high-wage, high-demand careers in fields like health care, IT, advanced manufacturing, hospitality, management and more!

For more information, contact Michelle Cordano, Staff Assistant to the State Director, MDE-OCTE at

Feb 22, 2023 10:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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