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


CTE TAC Introductory Blog

Dick Jones. Center Specialist

As part of the makeover of the CTE Technical Assistance Center website, a regular blog will be an added feature.BlogImage Blogs are an excellent publishing tool for extended discussion of issues, ideas, practices and policies of importance to CTE teachers and administrators. The blog will address current topics of interest or recent innovative practices in schools. Blogs will be an opportunity to express a point of view by the author and also invite comments from teachers and administrators. This two-way communication can develop a better understanding of improvement practices and lead to further idea exchange and innovation. A frequent and healthy blog discussion can contribute to broader support for the implementation of best practices and development of CTE to benefit students.

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