Secondary and post-secondary CTE programs must be designed in partnership with local and regional industry partners. This article illustrates the importance of building innovative and flexible models that can change as workplace skill demands evolve with technology.
“…To stay current, colleges must develop partnerships with local industry. The pace of technological innovation is often too fast to develop entirely new programs of study. By integrating new technologies into existing classroom experiences, designing labs that are flexible, adaptable and can support a broad range of technological upgrades, the student experience can stay relevant and align with the job expectations of employers.”