Inclusion, Access, Equity & Diversity: CTE Learners Discuss

Oct 20, 2020

Educators often discuss how to ensure career and technical education (CTE) programs are more inclusive, accessible, equitable and diverse, but how often do we discuss this topic with learners, the individuals most affected? Hosted by the Association for Career and Technical Education, Dr. Roger Cleveland, a national expert who has been at the forefront of equity and inclusion for over a decade, leads a panel discussion with CTSO leaders to better understand student viewpoints and what they advise related to moving forward.

Representing DECA Inc. is the 2020-2021 DECA North Atlantic Region Vice President, Ryan Rivera.

DECA Inc. stands against racism in all forms. As community oriented and professionally responsible leaders, we celebrate diversity and inclusion and embrace our role in shaping a better future. We stand in solidarity with the Black communities – our members, alumni, partners and employees – in the fight against systemic racism and injustice.

DECA Inc. is committed to creating and maintaining a healthy and respectful environment for all of our emerging leaders and entrepreneurs. Our philosophy is to ensure all members, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or socio-economic status are treated equally and respectfully. Any behavior in the form of discrimination, harassment, or bullying will not be tolerated. It is the responsibility of all members to uphold and contribute to this climate.


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