CTE Careers with Downey Unified School District – Russ Heike, Adrian Quintero, Dr. Xochitl Ortiz

Downey Unified has spent years building Career Technical Education programs that connect students to their interests, and ultimately to tangible industry certifications and college and career  pathways. The CTE vision can’t happen without support and direction from high school leaders who have taken their own winding journeys to current job roles as principal and assistant principal. You’ll hear them say, “We don’t want kids to feel lost.” The three leaders joining me on this episode of Future Groove talk about growing confidence in students to excel in the things they enjoy. Positive collaborations with CTE teachers encourage students to be who they are—to do what they love and what comes naturally.

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