Over the past seventeen years, Kimberly Green has worked extensively on federal policy impacting career technical education (CTE). Working closely with Congress, the administration, and a broad range of stakeholders, she represents the interests of and seeks support for CTE. In addition to this policy work, Ms. Green has helped establish and implement the States’ Career Clusters Initiative, which is designed to ensure that career technical education meets the needs of the nation, the economy, employers, and students. Efforts include working with states to ensure that their CTE systems align with rigorous academic and technical standards, thus preparing students of all ages for success in the workforce of today and tomorrow. Currently, Ms. Green is working with several organizations on a project focused on technical skills assessments and is also a partner with the National Governors Association’s policy academy on CTE.
Ms. Green is a member of the advisory boards of several groups, including Automotive Youth Educational Systems, Project Lead the Way, and the Cisco Networking Academy. She also belongs to the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council Executive Committee, the NCES Technical Review Panel on Career and Technical Education, the board of directors of the National Career Academy Coalition, and the High School Alliance Steering Committee. In addition, Ms. Green and the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium serve as technical assistance partners of the National Research Center for CTE.
Ms. Green is a native of Buffalo, New York and a graduate of Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations. She and her husband, Todd, live in Rockville, Maryland.