Dr. Katie Graham is the State Director for Career & Technical Education at the Nebraska Department of Education. She provides state-level leadership in CTE, school improvement, instruction, and data utilization to ensure students are prepared for learning, earning, and living. Katie believes that decisions should prioritize the interests of learners and offer equitable opportunities to skills and career. Katie is extensively involved in the coordination of activities between education, workforce, and economic development initiatives in the state and nationally, and is currently Vice President of Advance CTE’s Board of Directors. Katie earned her PhD in Educational Psychology after researching the affordance of CTE instruction and demonstrating its benefits for student achievement.
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