Category: Founder’s Perspective

Founder’s Perspective: Investing in an Enrollment and Retention Driven Culture

Posted September 25, 2017 by Mark Perna Getting more of the right students, in the right programs, for the right reasons: this has been my mantra for...

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Founder’s Perspective: Where We Want CTE to Be in 5 Years

Posted May 8, 2017 by Mark Perna As a field, where does career and technical education need to be in five years? In five years’ time we...

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TFS Founder’s Perspective: How CTE Contextualizes Learning

Posted March 27, 2017 by Mark Perna “When am I EVER going to use this?” Have you ever heard this question from an unengaged student? What they’re...

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TFS Founder’s Perspective: Who Is Gen Z?

Posted January 23, 2017 by Mark Perna For so long it’s been all about the Millennials — but their younger siblings, born roughly starting in 1996, are...

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The Power of Purposeful Career Advisement

Posted October 11, 2016 by Mark Perna Last year, Ohio adopted a new Policy on Career Advising (3313.6020) that underscores the national shift we are seeing toward...

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ESSA & CTE: TFS Founder’s Perspective

Posted May 23, 2016 by Mark Perna The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) is now the law of the land, and educators across the country are divided...

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Education in 2016: TFS Founder’s Perspective

Posted January 11, 2016 by Mark Perna As we look ahead to what 2016 will bring, I am convinced that this year will be a remarkable one...

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