Career and Technical Education
is for all students
San Mateo County Office of Education provides support meeting the CTE needs of all our students. We work towards aligning students needs with local industry helping support CTE programs within the schools.
Advanced Transportation video from Lincoln Street Studios
The Smith Hughes Act of 1917: Vocational Education in US Public Schools
“Flipping The College Decision” by Get Focused...Stay Focused! Vimeo
Success in the New Economy
Please also watch his 9 minute video “Success in the New Economy”--interesting new perspectives to ponder.
C+C=S: Communication and Collaboration Equals Synergy
Dr. Vera Jacobson-Lundeberg's Presentation
"This 60 minute workshop is designated to teach two of the most important 21st Century skills: communication and collaboration. Based on the presenter's own research and practice, participants will learn how to synthesize various communication strategies. This interactive session teaches how to build knowledge and confidence in their own ability to effectively teach communication and collaboration skills. The participants will leave with lessons designed to embed communication and collaboration into any curriculum."
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Vera Jacobson-Lundeberg, Ed.D.
Dr. Jacobson-Lundeberg is passionate about aligning student Career and Technical Education needs with the needs of industry within San Mateo County’s K-14 education system. She obtained a doctorate with a focus on empowering students using 21st Century Skills. She has published her research findings in the International Vocational and Education (IVETA) Journal and California Association of Professors of Educational Administration (CAEPA), “Pedagogical Implementation of 21st Century Skills. She has created workshops for teachers, given talks at local, state, national and international conferences, lobbied at both state and federal levels, was the fellow for California’s CTE Professional organization and participated in the year-long Leadership for Development Institute (LDI) creating a new CTE delivery design for California’s K-12 Educational system.
What is CTE?
It is an education system that combines rigorous academic classes with industry specific knowledge and skills to prepare students both for direct entry into industry sectors and postsecondary education.