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