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The CTE Resource Center is proud to have helped Virginia’s CTE educators for more than 30 years. This website is one that you will visit more often than most. Get started by viewing some of our short instructional videos. And if you ever have a question, email or call 804-673-3778. We are always glad to help.

2018 Workplace Readiness Skills Report Published

In 2017, the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education continued Virginia’s long history of data-driven evaluation of its workplace readiness skills framework by requesting that the Demographics Research Group at the University of Virginia Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service conduct research to identify and update the skills that are of most value to the state’s many employers. Read the summary report.

Are You Ready for Career Success?

The Virginia Department of Education has transformed the popular R U Ready? magazine into a collection of videos for 2018. Career Success Stars features students in the 16 Career Clusters who completed CTE courses in Virginia high schools and have found successful careers in their fields. Find links to the videos here.

2018–19 Course Information Now Available in Verso

The majority of new and revised courses have been published, along with those that were not up for revision in this cycle. Find a list here.

Resources for Teaching Virginia’s Workplace Readiness Skills

To help teachers with those Workplace Readiness Skills with which students most often struggle, we are providing instructional modules for use in the classroom.

Professional Development Videos Airing on VDOE Site

Webinar recordings on various topics of interest to Career and Technical Educators (e.g., youth employment regulations, project-based learning, career academies) can be found on the Virginia Department of Education Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education’s Professional Development page.

CanDo Information Moved

CanDo, an open-source competency-based tracking system, can now be found on our Services page. Simply click on the link to the left or within the text and you will find everything you need to implement CanDo.