Career Academy Teacher Externship Program (CATE)
The purpose of the CESA 8 Career Academy Teacher Externship (CATE) Program is to bring career-based classroom curricula to life by improving teachers' knowledge of local career opportunities through first-hand experience. Through this unique professional development opportunity, middle and high school teachers from among the 27 districts in the CESA 8 region will be selected to work side-by-side with industry peers during a 3- to 5-day paid summer externship experience at participating Northeast Wisconsin businesses.
It broke a lot of stereotypes that I have of what manufacturing looks like. I know if a students asks me a question, now I've got better answers."
Dave Nordeng, Math teacher, Marion