E. Gareth Hoachlander

E. Gareth Hoachlander
The National Center for College and Career, President and CEO,

Gary Hoachlander is president and CEO of ConnectED: The National Center for College and Career. He began his career as a brakeman for the Western Maryland Railroad and has devoted most of his professional life to helping young people learn by doing—connecting education to the opportunities, challenges, and many different rewards to be found through work. Hoachlander has consulted extensively for the U.S. Department of Education, state departments of education, local school districts, foundations, and a variety of other clients. Hoachlander received his PhD from the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of California, Berkeley.

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Publications by E. Gareth Hoachlander
Vocational Education in California Public Secondary Schools
Eleventh and twelfth grade students in California comprehensive high school and Regional Occupational Centers/Programs (ROC/ROPs) collectively spend about one million hours a day on vocational education. This represents a large investment of student…