Student and Families’ Attitudes about Career Technical Education
School counselors have a vital role in helping students and their families understand the options Career Technical Education (CTE) offers. In this webinar, you will get a deep dive into how to better communicate about the value of CTE with families. Learn about a national research study on student and parent perceptions of CTE, what families want to hear about CTE programs of study and how to incorporate the findings into career advisement activities. Download accompanying handout.
After viewing this webinar you should be able to:
- List the most effective messages to use with parents and learners
- Explore how to use the messages in a variety of types of communications and recruitment activities
- Determine how you are already communicating with key audiences
- Use the messages to connect students with CTE programs
Terri Tchorzynski has served as a student advocate for over 17 years in the role of both a high school teacher and school counselor with a specialized focus on career development and Career and Technical Education. Under Terri’s leadership, her counseling department has been recognized for exemplary practices in college/career readiness by the Michigan Department of Education and was one of the first schools in her state to be honored as a Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP). Terri was named the 2017 National School Counselor of the Year by the American School Counselor Association and was honored in a White House ceremony by former First Lady Michelle Obama. She currently serves as President-Elect for the Michigan School Counselor Association, is a national trainer for Advance CTE and is a nationally recognized keynote speaker.
Original air date: Nov. 26, 2019