Position Posted: Associate Commissioner for College, Career, and Technical Education
The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is hiring an associate commissioner for College, Career and Technical Education.
The Office of College, Career and Technical Education (CCTE) within the Center for Educational Options (CEO) at the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) is responsible for expanding, enhancing, and ensuring equitable access to high quality of college, career, and technical educational opportunities and pathways - especially for those learners who have been historically underserved - to ensure that all students are successful after high school. More information about the office's core work can be found at http://www.doe.mass.edu/ccte/cvte/ and http://www.doe.mass.edu/ccte/.
About the position: The Associate Commissioner of College, Career and Technical Education manages the Office of College, Career, and Technical Education (CCTE) within the Center for Educational Options. The Associate Commissioner is DESE's primary leader for all secondary education and college and career readiness initiatives, with a priority focus on program quality and equitable access for historically underserved learners, and primary liaison to post-secondary and employer partners. In particular, the Associate Commissioner is responsible for the implementation of the state's career vocational technical education program (CVTE) and related state (M.G.L. Chapter 74) and federal (Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act) law, regulations, and guidelines. In addition, the Associate Commissioner is DESE's key leader for supporting High Quality College and Career Pathways, Connecting Activities, college access, dropout prevention and re-engagement, college and career counseling, and all other initiatives related to college and career readiness and secondary/post-secondary educational options for students and families.
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Last Updated: September 19, 2019