On February 7, 2014, Ohio Governor John R. Kasich, Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. Richard A. Ross, Ohio Career-Tech Director Steve Gratz and leaders from Ohio seven CTSOs officially launched the state’s participation in National Career-Technical Education Month for February.
Governor Kasich read and signed a resolution that emphasized the value of career tech with a special focus on CTSOs.
Student representatives were (L/R): Kaitlyn Cress, FEA; Margaret Myers, HOSA; Stephanie Elkins, DECA; Jarred Shellhouse, FFA; Lindsey Snider, FCCLA; Alyssa Rice, BPA; Romello Oliver, SkillsUSA.
Aligned with the 2014 national career tech theme of “Celebrate CTE Superheroes,” the students shared their career and educational plans. Governor Kasich discussed the value of career-technical education and healthy lifestyles for young people.