Infographic: History of JTED Budget Cuts

Despite being  one of Arizona’s most successful models of education, boosting higher graduation rates, increasing standardized test scores, and preparing students to enter the workforce and earn good wages, here’s a look at recent budget cuts to JTEDs’ Career & Technical Education programs.

KAET PBS program Horizonte reports on JTED budget cuts

Western Maricopa Education Center (West-MEC) Superintendent Gregory Donovan and Pima County Joint Technical Education District (JTED) Assistant Superintendent and Chief Financial Officer Tina Norton discuss state budget cuts to JTEDs.

JTED boss: Budget cuts are ‘death knell’

Arizona Daily Star Reporter Luis Carrasco’s interview with Pima County JTED Superintendent/CEO Alan L. Storm, Ph.D. and several representatives from industry who hire and want to continue hiring JTED students for high wage/high demand jobs.

CTE/JTED Budget Cuts in the Sunnyside School District

Arizona Public Media’s Christopher Conover examines how Arizona’s budget cuts will devastate programs that provide much needed skilled workers to industry in an interview with Sunnyside Unified School District CTE Director Kathy Prather.

Infographic: JTED Budget Cuts for 2016-2017

It’s about the economy. We put people to work. Here’s information you need to know about JTED budget cuts that will take effect in the 2016-2017 school year.

Did lawmakers kill the goose that lays the golden eggs?

JTED Superintendent/CEO Alan L. Storm, Ph.D., makes the case in the Arizona Capitol Times for why a special session of the Legislature needs to correct the wrong turn we made in the middle of the night.

JTED program needs to be funded robustly

Judy Clinco, president and CEO of Catalina In-Home Services, and member of the Pima County Workforce Development Board, advocates for JTED funding in the Arizona Daily Star.

EDUCATION The Rest of the Story

Host Nancy Montoya, of Arizona Education Watch,  looks at the Future of JTED on the ACCESS Tucson program Education: The Rest of the Story.

JTEDs put Arizonans to work & offer ROI

Many states across the country  are increasing funding for Career and Technical Education programs for good reason: They work! Unfortunately the recent budget approved by our Legislature and Governor for 2016-2017 will gut these programs that are proven to contribute to economic growth and student success.

Automotive Service Association Golf Tournament

Fore! Golfers, ASA of Southern Arizona is hosting a golf tournament to raise funds for scholarships for Pima County JTED automotive students and ASA members’ employees. Hit the links for registration and sponsorship information or visit the upcoming events tab at www.asaaz.org

JTED programs brace for budget cuts

KOLD NEWS 13 Reporter Craig Reck takes a look how the latest round of cuts to  JTED included in the Governor’s budget, passed by the legislature in the early hours of Saturday morning, will cripple job development programs in Southern Arizona.