Emerging Center for Career and Technical Education Excellence

Working in partnership to advance workforce education.
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The mission of the center is to offer programs and services that support and promote career and technical education (CTE) in partnership with educational institutions, governmental agencies, business and industry, other non-profits and professional associations.

Our Focus

The Emerging Center for Career and Technical Education Excellence seeks to serve the career and technical education community by meeting the 21st century needs of K-12 and postsecondary technical educators who are at the forefront of workforce education. The work of the Emerging Center for Career and Technical Education Excellence focuses on goals reflected in three areas.

2021 Career & Technical Education Summit

The UW-Stout Emerging Center for CTE Excellence is pleased to announce the 2021 Career & Technical Education Summit.

CTE Leadership

The University of Wisconsin-Stout has provided leadership for the field of Career and Technical Education (CTE) since the early 1900s and is recognized nationally and internationally for its programs that prepare quality educators.

CTE Programs at UW-Stout

UW-Stout is uniquely qualified to address the needs of career and technical educators and leaders as it is the only UW campus that offers a full complement of career and technical education programs.

Graduates from the CTE programs are prepared to teach and/or lead within secondary and postsecondary settings such as high schools, community colleges, public and private technical colleges, and industrial training programs.

Emerging Center for CTE Excellence Advisory Committee
Maria Alm Dean UW-Stout
Sara Baird Asst. Director, CTE WI Department of Public Instruction
Rachel Bausman Business Educator Anoka High School
Stacy Eslick Executive Director WI School Counselor Association
Matt Janisin Vice President Gateway Technical College Business and Workforce Solutions Division
Jeralyn Jargo CTE Director Minnesota State
Randy Hulke Director UW-Stout Discovery Center
Chris Neff CTE Director Racine Unified School District
Colleen McCabe Provost & Vice President WI Technical College System

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