Watch our Career and Technical Education planning and funding webinar featuring our panel of CTE program experts:

  • Anne Fennell, San Diego Unified School District and California Music Educators Association
  • Mark Beckett, Donald M. Payne Sr. High School, Essex County, NJ
  • Charles Murphy, Roosevelt High School, St. Louis, MO
  • Luis Rodriguez, Lawndale High School, Lawndale, CA

They shared tips on what they are teaching, how they are finding funding, and where their student alums have gone on to work.

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Video Highlights

Building Support

Anne Fennell discusses her experiences with building buy-in for the arts-related CTE programs in her school.

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Taking Advantage of Resources

Luis Rodriguez discusses resources and strategies that have helped him build his program.

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Use Your Experience

Mark Beckett discusses how he draws from his experience as a professional musician to develop the coursework for his students.

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Bring It To The Community

Charles Murphy discusses the importance of community support for CTE programming.

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Further Reading

University Of Lethbridge

The University of Lethbridge, in Alberta, Canada, has a well-developed music-production education curriculum.

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Donald M. Payne, Sr. School of Technology

Newark, NJ students develop pro audio and music career skills on next-gen campus that rivals college facilties.

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Greenwich High School

Greenwich High School's Electronic Music & Audio Engineering program builds on a foundation of musical concepts to teach the practical skills needed for a variety of music industry roles.

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Best-In-Class Audio CTE Happens At Fort Hayes

Discover how Fort Hayes (Columbus, OH) uses Focusrite hardware within its exemplary career and technical education (CTE) high school program.

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Full Sail University

Full Sail University navigates the COVID-19 pandemic using Focusrite's RedNet technology, seamlessly transitioning students and staff to remote working.

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