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What is CTE Month?
Career and Technical Education Month®, or CTE Month®, is a public awareness campaign that takes place each February to celebrate the value of CTE and the achievements and accomplishments of CTE programs across the country.
Did you know...
- 94.9% of high school students enrolled in a CTE program graduated last year. That’s compared to Michigan’s graduation rate of 80.5%.
- CTE offers students hands-on training that can be applied to real-world, in-demand education, training and career pathways.
- CTE prepares students for high-wage, high-demand careers in fields like health care, IT, advanced manufacturing, hospitality, management & more!
Find CTE programs offered in your area!
What can your school do to celebrate CTE Month?
- Host a school visit and invite members of your local community to learn about your school’s strong CTE programs firsthand
- Engage your policymakers and the media to encourage them to attend events and tell you CTE story, or use social media to do the same
- Work with business and industry leaders to ensure they understand the role CTE plays in readying their future workforce
- Purchase pens, pencils, lanyards and other CTE Month Merchandise to use at events or at your school
- Download our CTE Month logo for use with any print or digital outreach
CTE Month Event 2023
Please join business and education leaders on February 22, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. for the 2023 CTE Month Virtual Event (agenda attached) to learn about the tremendous value of Career and Technical Education (CTE) for employers! Register here for the virtual event!
CTE Month Resources
- 2023 CTE Month Promotional Toolkit: Grab some fun facts, social media posts, and share activities this February!
- CTE Month Flyer: Ready to print and post.
- 2023 CTE Month Proclamation: Great facts and figures included.
- CTE Month Social Media Frame: Show some CTE spirit this February!
- 2023 CTE Month Press Release
- CTE Month Graphics Overview of all CTE Month Graphics.
- Zip File: Download customized CTE Month Graphics to use on a website, signage or social media!
- CTE Month Optional Activities