Presentations

Overview

NRCCTE researchers and staff regularly make presentations and give papers at national and international conferences, conventions, meetings, and special invited sessions.

Presentations

Dr. James R. Stone III delivered "Teaching Academics Through CTE: An Authentic Way to Learn" as a keynote address at the 2013 AdvancED Wyoming Fall Conference at the Little America Hotel and Resort in Cheyenne, WY.

College and career readiness defines the focus of today’s high school. While college readiness is generally understood, career readiness remains a more elusive concept. NRCCTE Director Jim Stone made this keynote address at the Pennsylvania Association of Career and Technical Administrators Summer Leadership Conference in State College, PA. In the presentation, Dr. Stone explored the multiple perspectives of academic, employability and technical skills that define career readiness and their intersection with college readiness.

Drawing from recent national and international reports and current research, Dr. Stone explored in this presentation made at the annual conference of the Iowa Association for Career and Technical Education how CTE can make high school matter to more students and fulfill its necessary role of preparing all young people to become successful participants in our economic system.

In this presentation made at the annual conference of the Iowa Association for Career and Technical Education, NRCCTE Director Jim Stone addressed how high schools have become increasingly narrow in focus - a new middle school; useful only to prepare youth for the next level of education: college. The net result is a system that ill-serves the 60% of students who start ninth grade and who will never complete a college degree.

College and career readiness defines the focus of today’s high school. While college readiness is generally understood, career readiness remains a more elusive concept. In this presentation made at SREB’s HSTW Staff Development Conference in Charlotte, NC, NRCCTE Director Jim Stone explore the multiple perspectives of academic, employability and technical skills that define career readiness and their intersection with college readiness.