Career/Technical Education: Title of Program
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Career/Technical Education: Title of Program

This data point indicates whether a state has changed the name of its program from "vocational education" to "career and technical education" or "professional and technical education" to reflect greater rigor and updated standards and curricula. Three states maintain "vocational" as part of the name of the career and technical education program.

Methodology: This information was collected from state statutes, rules and regulations, and will be updated as new policies are enacted.

Last updated: June 2008

Research conducted by Melodye Bush. Please contact Jennifer Dounay Zinth for questions, additions or corrections: 303.299.3689 or jdounay@ecs.org.



Title of program (i.e., Career and Technical Education)
Alabama Secondary Career/Technical Education
Alaska Career and Technical Education
Arizona Career/Technical Education and Vocational Education
Arkansas Secondary Career and Technical Education
California Career Technical Education
Colorado Career and Technical Education
Connecticut Career and Technical Education
Delaware Career and Technical Education
District of Columbia Career and Technology Education
Florida Career and Professional Education
Georgia Career and Technical Education
Hawaii Career and Technical Education
Idaho Professional-Technical Education
Illinois Career and Technical Education
Indiana Career-Technical Education
Iowa Career and Technical Education
Kansas As of October 22, 2007, Academic and Technical Education
Kentucky Career and Technical Education
Louisiana Career and Technical Education
Maine Career and Technical Education
Maryland Career and Technology Education
Massachusetts Vocational-Technical Education
Michigan Career and Technical Education
Minnesota Career and Technical Education
Mississippi Vocational and Technical Education
Missouri Career Education
Montana Career and Technical Education
Nebraska Career Education
Nevada Career and Technical Education
New Hampshire Career and Technical Education
New Jersey Career and Technical Education
New Mexico Career and Technical Education
New York Career and Technical Education
North Carolina Career-Technical Education
North Dakota Career and Technical Education
Ohio Career-Technical Education
Oklahoma Career and Technical Education
Oregon Career and Technical Education
Pennsylvania Career-Technical Education
Rhode Island Career and Technical Education
South Carolina Career and Technical Education
South Dakota Career and Technical Education
Tennessee Career and Technical Education
Texas Career and Technology Education, soon to be changed in state law and rule to Career and Technical Education
Utah Career and Technical Education
Vermont Career and Technical Education
Virginia Career and Technical Education
Washington Career and Technical Education
West Virginia Career/Technical and Adult Education
Wisconsin Technical Education
Wyoming Career and Technical Education

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