Transportation Education

Published: 2/20/2017 9:18 AM

Overview of Transportation Education

Purpose:

The vision of Kentucky Transportation Education is to promote safety standards and performance standards, enhance leadership, provide relevant curriculum, and to be vital to the education of all students.

​Kentucky Transportation Education will:

  • Operate as the center for nationally recognized industry standard training.
  • Promote a critical link in school to employment or postsecondary education.
  • Develop stronger relationships with the community in terms of mutual advocacy, cooperative field experiences, employment placement, and support for relevant student organizations and competitions.
  • Represent an important component in the education of all students.
  • Require and promote critical thinking and problem solving.
  • Offer an up to date curriculum based on standards that adapts to changes in the industry.
  • Integrate academic skills into the Transportation Education Curriculum in order to  insure that students develop written and verbal communications skills, computational skills, and scientific/math problem-solving skills.
Todd Nickens
Office of Career and Technical Education
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-4286
Fax (502) 564-4800