Arlington Heights CTE Advisory Council
What is an Advisory Council?
Today's rapidly changing business environment requires schools and the communities they serve work closely together, especially in Career and Technology Education. Bringing employers and educators together on an advisory committee provides a format for sharing information and ideas. An Advisory council is a group of individuals whose experience and abilities represent a cross section of a occupational areas. The primary purpose of the advisory council is to assist educators in establishing, operating, and evaluating programs which serve the needs of students, business and industry, and to provide expertise pertaining to technological change.
Why is an Advisory Council Needed?
Committees are needed:
- To provide an opportunity for discussion among people in education, business and industry
- To Assist in defining and assessing students’ work based learning skills (attached)
- To focus on how to improve Career and Technical Education (CTE) and make the most of the community resources that are available
- To strive to improve the relationships between CTE, business and industry
- To provide expertise to the program by reviewing curriculum, facilities, budget, student competencies, and student placement in related occupations.
- To provide work based learning experiences for students and staff
- To share industry trends that will impact student education and employment
- To act as an advocate for the school's program
Contact Mr. Rick Sapp at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 817-814-1060