FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO HOST CTE DAY ON THE HILL
Tallahassee, Fla., February 13, 2013 – In celebration of National Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month, the Department of Education and the Florida Association of Career and Technical Education will host CTE Day on the Hill tomorrow in Tallahassee. Adult and Career Education Chancellor Rod Duckworth will open the event in the Capitol Courtyard.
More than 50 of Florida’s high school, technical center, and state college CTE programs, and career and technical student organizations will showcase instructional displays and demonstrations about programs available for Florida students.
WHAT: CTE DAY ON THE HILL
WHEN: Thursday, February 14, 2013
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: The Florida State Capitol Building
About the Florida Department of Education: The department’s mission is to increase the proficiency of all students within one seamless, efficient education system by providing them the chance to expand their knowledge and skills through world-class learning opportunities. Serving more than 3.5 million students, 4,200 public schools, 28 colleges, 188,000 teachers, 47,000 college professors and administrators, and 318,000 individuals who work in education throughout the state, the department enhances the economic self-sufficiency of Floridians through programs and services geared toward college, workforce education, job-specific skills, and career development. Florida ranks first in the nation for teacher quality, first in the nation in advanced placement participation, and first in the southern region for graduation rate and degrees awarded by the Florida College System. For more information, visit www.fldoe.org.Tweet