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Katie Graham

Nebraska Career Education, Nebraska Department of Education
State Director
Katie Graham currently serves as the State Director for Career and Technical Education at the Nebraska
Department of Education. In this role she administers the Carl D. Perkins Career & Technical Education Act by providing state-level leadership in career education, continuous school improvement, curriculum, instruction, and data utilization for Nebraska’s schools and community colleges. Katie is extensively involved in the coordination of activities between education, workforce, and economic development initiatives in the state. She currently serves on the Nebraska Partner Council, a collaboration between
representatives of federal programs from the Departments of Education, Labor, Economic Development, and Health and Human Service, which works to create partnerships and streamline efforts between programs to provide the most effective and efficient services to Nebraskans.  Katie earned her Master’s
degree from Florida State University in Learning & Cognition, and will graduate in December with her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where she teaches and is researching the affordances CTE participation provides for students’ occupational writing self-efficacy.

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Tuesday, October 23

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