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Strengthening Career and Technical Education (CTE) for the 21st Century Act
Perkins V federal grant program
Getting ready for your welding test? Read this article from the American Welding Society from Matt Scott, a welding instructor and department chair at Portland Community College (PCC), who discusses how to prepare and pass the weld test.
Abigail is a Kindergarten Teacher with Orange County Public Schools. Based out of the Orlando area, Abigail is responsible for teaching both academic knowledge and general life skills to children in preparation of moving on to elementary school. Abigail walks …
Eric is the National Business Development Manager for the US Partner Strategy and Programs at Microsoft. His advice to students is to ask themselves two-fold: what are your strengths and what are your passions? Truthfully answering these two questions will …
The Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) hosted the Louisiana Career and Technical Education (CTE) Summit. Attendees comprised of more than 200 members of business and industry, elected officials, state and local agencies, State CTE Directors and their secondary/postsecondary …
Explore occupations by career categories and pathways and use real time labor market data to power your decision making.
First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)
The number of jobs in the career for the past two years, the current year, and projections for the next 10 years. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs. Sources include Emsi industry data, staffing patterns, and OES data.
These companies are currently hiring for .
The educational attainment percentage breakdown for a career (e.g. the percentage of people in the career who hold Bachelor’s Degrees vs. Associate Degrees). Educational attainment levels are provided by O*NET.
Earnings figures are based on OES data from the BLS and include base rate, cost of living allowances, guaranteed pay, hazardous-duty pay, incentive pay (including commissions and bonuses), on-call pay, and tips.
A list of hard skills associated with a given career ordered by the number of unique job postings which ask for those skills.
The skills for the career. The "importance" is how relevant the ability is to the occupation: scale of 1-5. The "level" is the proficiency required by the occupation: scale of 0-100. Results are sorted by importance first, then level.
A list of job titles for all unique postings in a given career, sorted by frequency.
Louisiana Community and Technical College member institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical disability, marital status or veteran status in admission to or employment in its educational programs or activities. The following person(s) has/have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
Delgado Community College
Director, Carl Perkins & Hilton Career Pathways
Nunez Community College