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CTE Resources and Information for Education Practitioners

CTE Teachers

Visit this page to learn about the four components of a CTE program, the CIP Self Review, as well as a variety of resources!

CTE Administrators

View the most recent CTE Administrator Manual, find applications and guidelines, and more! 

CTE Instructional Resources by Career Cluster

Find specific resources that support Michigan's 17 career clusters and 53 state-approved CTE Instructional Programs (CIP)!

CTE Instructional Resources for All Programs

Find resources for all state-approved CTE programs in Michigan, such as teacher certification requirements, student leadership, work-based learning and more!

Career Development Resources

Learn about the resources developed to provide all students with the necessary knowledge and skills for success in a career of their choice and lifelong learning.

CTE Facts Brochure and At-A-Glance Resources

The CTE Facts Brochure provides compelling data about student achievement, enrollment and more. At-A-Glance documents provide quick summaries of programs, initiatives and legislation.  

Early Middle College

Learn about Michigan's Early Middle College - an MDE approved five-year program of study. 

Events & Professional Development

View the Calendar of Events for secondary and postsecondary educators, administrators, counselors, and instructional support personnel. 

Excellence in Practice Awards

MDE recognizes exemplary practices in preparing Michigan's students for careers and higher education.  Learn about the programs that have been recognized!

Funding and Monitoring

Learn about federal, state and local funding sources, including Perkins V and the State School Aid Act fund.

Michigan Merit Curriculum

Learn how to leverage CTE to support implementation of the Michigan Merit Curriculum.


Learn about select strategic partnerships, best practices and research that support Career and Technical Education. 

Work-Based Learning

Learn about Work-Based Learning (WBL), one of the four main components of a CTE program.  View WBL resources for teachers, WBL coordinators and employers.