Career and Technical Education Month

February 1 – February 28, 2014

A key aspect of the Build Your Future (BYF) mission is to make career and technical education a priority in secondary schools. This year, BYF will join the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) and others across the nation during the month of February to celebrate national Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month.

CTE Month provides CTE programs across the country an opportunity to demonstrate how CTE educates students to be college- and career- ready and prepares them for high-wage, high-demand careers.

Tune into the national conversation surrounding career and technical education.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly one-third of the fastest growing occupations will require an associate’s degree or a postsecondary certificate. At a time when job opportunity is so critical, CTE programs in every community are ensuring students are adequately equipped with the skills to successfully enter the workforce.

Download resources and research about career and technical education.


Featured Events

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San Antonio Construction Career Day

The Build Your Future (BYF) initiative is excited to announce it has teamed up with industry partners in San Antonio, Texas to host a Construction Career Day event on April 9, 2014 at Freeman Coliseum’s Expo Hall in San Antonio, Texas. Builders Exchange Educat…

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Scramble for Skills 2014

BYF is proud to host the Scramble for Skills Recruitment Drive and Golf Tournament CII Edition in Indianapolis, Indiana on July 20th and 21st, 2014. Participants will enjoy a half day of instruction from golf pros, great prizes and an exciting tournament at th…

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Dallas-Fort Worth Construction Career Day 2013

On October 30, 2013 BYF teamed up with the Construction Education Foundation of North Texas (CEF) and North Lake College (NLC) to host the 3rd annual Construction Career Day event in Irving, Texas.

The event featured indoor and outdoor exhibits and equipment d…

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