Expo showcases Dist. 88 career, tech education opportunities

NEW ULM — The New Ulm High School held its second annual Career and Technical Education Expo Monday afternoon in the building commons. The expo allowed students to showcase the curriculum of the school’s varying CTE programs and educate their peers, as well as the community, about what these programs offer. “I think it’s really beneficial because they’re able to see some hands-on things that they could do in these particular classes,” business/computer science teacher Kayla Ruch said. “We’re very fortunate that we have so many different departments that we offer.” The…

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Career and Technology Education Next Steps

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WBRE/WYOU-TV)   Many employers are having a difficult time finding skilled workers to fill job openings.   A new law aims to change that, by boosting career and technical education programs. Our Washington correspondent Jessica Smith reports New data from the labor department show there are more job openings than people looking for work in the US. Experts say that’s at least in part, because many people don’t have the experience or knowledge they need to fill the open jobs. Senator Rob Portman (R) Ohio, says a new law will help…

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