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NRCCTE staff and researchers make frequent appearances at conferences, conventions, and meetings across the United States. Visit this page to stay up to date on upcoming presentations, and don’t forget to sign up for our newsletters to be notified about forthcoming events.

Dr. Brenda Dann-Messier has announced her intention to leave the Department of Education in late May 2014 after five years as OCTAE's Assistant Secretary.

Jim Stone to be a keynote speaker at the National Policy Seminar

Jim Stone will participate on a panel at the Education Writers Association to discuss the state of CTE in the K-12 and postsecondary levels, particularly as it relates to STEM and skills

Stone appointed by the National Academy of Engineering to the Committee on Engineering Technology Education.

The nation's community colleges play a critical role in offering students access to affordable postsecondary education. Completion of a community college degree or credential can provide a path to a well-paying career or to further education. However, only about one-third of students who enroll in community college complete a degree or credential.