Article originally featured in access™ 2018, volume II
Contributors: Beth Brown, CTE Advisor
Masud Shamsid-Deen, Executive Director of CTE
Hospital Partnership Propels Success
Career & Technical Education (CTE) in high schools is gaining momentum, and it’s easy to see why. It’s been proven to reduce dropout rates, increase graduation rates and even increase the likelihood of graduates going on to further their education after high school.*
Plus, the demand for healthcare continues to rise. Getting students career-ready earlier can help students gain employment upon graduation. And if they want to further their education, that job not only can help support their tuition, but can also give them real-world healthcare experience to help them on their career journey.
There’s no arguing that CTE works, and that health science in high schools is needed. But what makes a health science program successful?