Career and Technical Education Caucus
The Congressional Career and Technical Education Caucus is a bipartisan group of Representatives committed to supporting and promoting CTE. Co-chaired by Reps. Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA), the caucus is comprised of members of Congress representing constituents from across the United States and transcends the ideological spectrum.
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Deadline to submit an app is November 1, 2017
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today encouraged students in Pennsylvania’s Fifth Congressional District to participate in the Congressional App Challenge.
The Congressional App Challenge is a public effort to encourage kids to learn how to code, through annual district-wide competitions hosted by Members of Congress for their district.
CPI to begin new two-year Natural Gas Compression degree program in November, one of only two programs nationwide
PLEASANT GAP, Pa. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and U.S. Representative Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) were at the Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (CPI) on the first day of school to call on the U.S. Senate and the White House to make career and technical education reforms a priority this fall.
Legislation will help more students gain knowledge, skills to succeed in the workforce
WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation to strengthen and improve career and technical education and give Americans the skills they need to compete for in-demand jobs.
Thompson: We need to ‘restore rungs on the ladder of opportunity’
WASHINGTON – The House Committee on Education and the Workforce this week unanimously approved U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson’s bipartisan legislation to improve career and technical education (CTE).
Congressmen: CTE programs prepare Americans for high-wage, high-demand jobs
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Jim Langevin (D-RI) on Monday sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump to highlight the important role career and technical education can play in bringing American workers into the 21st century and closing the skills gap.
Washington, DC – The House today, by a vote of 405 to 5, approved the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, H.R. 5587, bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5), co-chair of the House Career and Technical Education Caucus and a senior member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. The measure reauthorizes and reforms the Carl D.
Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson (PA-05) today joined House and Senate leaders for the signing of the Every Student Succeeds Act by President Barack Obama. The bill, which passed both chambers with broad bipartisan support, replaces the current elementary and secondary education law “No Child Left Behind.” Thompson, who is a senior member of the House Education and Workforce Committee, was appointed by Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) to serve on the committee responsible for settling differences between the House and Senate versions of the bill.