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CTE: Regions

The Office of Career & Technical Education provides technical assistance to school districts using a regional outreach model. Through this model, regional career development specialists serve as a resource for all local CTE-related efforts.

Regional career development specialists work primarily with the members of the district CTE team (CTE teachers, counselors, administrators), offering a variety of supports. Some of these supports include, but are not limited to:

  • Locating professional development opportunities based on teacher interests
  • Developing an active advisory committee and encouraging business involvement in the school district
  • Providing feedback on grant applications and budget request justifications
  • Sharing presentations about the benefits of CTE to local school boards or community groups

Regional Contacts: (Download Contact List)

Southwest Region:
Jamie Boettcher

East Central Region:
Tracia Rentsch

Northeast Region:
Jane Gubrud

South Central Region:
Kristin Larson

Northwest Region:
Mercedes Snedeker

Southeast Region:
Kara Schweitzer