The Career and Technical Education Technical Assistance Center (CTE TAC) operates under a state contract to assist the New York State Education Department (NYSED) in carrying out its mission of improving the quality, access, and delivery of career and technical education through research-based methods and strategies resulting in broader CTE opportunities for all students. It’s mission and purpose are to:

  • Increases the capacity of NYSED to Serve, Support, and Expand CTE across the state 
  • Serve BOCES and Local Education Agency (LEA) programs, and CTE professional and student leadership organizations
  • Provide comprehensive professional development and leadership development for CTE
  • Provide comprehensive guidance on all aspects of CTE


Ten CTE Blogs Worth Reading

Dick Jones - Center Specialist

Blogs are an excellent communication tool among a variety of forms CTEOnlineeducators should use to gather information. Blogs often provide more timely information to keep current with policy and practice. This is the intent of the CTE technical assistance Center blog as it covers policies and practices in New York State. For those teachers and administrators with interest in CTE, the following are ten blogs to add to your routine reading as excellent ways to keep up with current topics.

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