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JTED’s & CTE in the News / View All
  • ENOUGH IS ENOUGH

          Dear Linda,   A $30 million cut to Joint Technical Education Districts (JTEDs) and their partner school districts that offer Career and Technical Education (CTE) is scheduled to go into effect in FY17. The FY17 budget has not been finalized, but conversations are happening now.  Let Governor Ducey and your legislators know how […]

  • CTE in the Rise

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  • AZ BUDGET CUTS REDUCE CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION FUNDING BY 53 PERCENT

    The Arizona Legislature’s budget cuts in 2011 and in this session have reduced state funding for career and technical education by more than 53 percent, hurting programs developing high school students into a skilled workforce local businesses and industries need.

  • WHAT’S NEXT FOR AZ CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION?

    Arizona leaders are taking the best ideas from around the world in career and technical education to help more young people succeed, said Bill Symonds, director of Arizona State University’s Global Pathways Institute.

  • EVIT’s Sally Downey ‘Not all programs labeled as CTE are the same’ AZEdNews

    Career and technical education is getting a lot of attention these days in national media – and for good reason, said Dr. Sally Downey, superintendent of the East Valley Institute of Technology.

  • CAN AZ LEAD IN CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION DESPITE MILLIONS IN CUTS?

    While Arizona is a leader in career and technical education, continued cuts in state funding remain a challenge for programs that helped 5,000 high school students statewide graduate last year with national-, state- or industry-recognized credentials.

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  • New Board Member, Dan Brown

    Valley Academy welcomes Dan Brown as a Governing Board Member from the Sedona/Village of Oak Creek area. Mr. Brown moved to Sedona in 2004, and served the Camp Verde Schools until 2012.  Mr. Brown was the State Director For Career and Technical Education with the Arizona Department of Education and is now the Professional Development […]

  • V’ACTE 2015 Skills Competition

    V’ACTE students from Camp Verde, Mingus Union, and Sedona Red Rock High Schools recently participated in the 48th SkillsUSA Arizona State Championship at the Phoenix Convention Center.

  • V’ACTE SWEARS IN NEW BOARD MEMBERS

    Returning Board Members; Mr. Steve Dockray, Cottonwood Mr. Tom Moore, Sedona Mr. Leland Wiewick, Cottonwood   New Board Member, Mr. Steve Pike, Camp Verde Board Member, Ms. Charlene Day, Clarkdale, gives the oath of office to Board Members, and welcomes new Member, Mr. Pike.

  • Stacey Barker awarded memento of appreciation

    At the Valley Academy Governing Board meeting on December 3, 2014, the Governing Board said Good-by to one member, welcome to a new member and 3 others returned for another 4 years. Mr. Stacey Barker, from Camp Verde is leaving the Governing Board after a 2 year term of office. Board President Steve Dockray awarded […]

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