High-quality career and technical education (CTE) programs embed collaboration, critical thinking, and global citizenship into their curriculum. These core tenants also make up the work of cadets enrolled in a Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) program. CTE and JROTC, alike, center the student experience, with the goal of teaching technical and employability skills. Now, a new national credential — developed with NOCTI — emphasizes the value for students in community connection. Check out this article recently published in Techniques!