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Teaching Strategies for Special Populations

Classrooms today are filled with students of every ability, creating even more demand for teachers to provide effective, well-designed lessons for each and every student. iCEV understands how difficult it can be to provide accommodations, modifications and extensions on top of other job requirements. To help ease the challenge of meeting the needs of every…
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How Industry Certifications Benefit Employers

For the past few months, several of our blog posts have been highlighting how industry certifications can benefit a variety of groups, including students, professionals and schools. This week’s blog will detail how hiring an industry certification earner or encouraging current employees to earn an industry certification is a smart business move that will pay…
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Why Are You Thankful for CTE?

This Thanksgiving season, iCEV team members were asked to reflect on their experiences in Career & Technical Education and explain why they are thankful for CTE. Read below to see their responses.   “I am thankful for CTE because of the opportunities it brings students. Whether is it connecting with CTE teachers, hands-on learning opportunities…
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What’s New From the Writer’s Room: November

You may have noticed some new posts on our social media from the iCEV Writer’s Room! We want to share what we’re working on behind the scenes. Not only will you get to see the content creation process at iCEV, but you will also be able to offer suggestions, share feedback and ask questions about…
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Why Schools Should Offer Industry Certifications

In the past weeks, our blog posts have specifically addressed reasons students and professionals should earn industry certifications. While our previous blog posts have shown a variety of reasons industry certifications provide value to a variety of stakeholder groups, this post will highlight reasons schools should provide their students the opportunity to earn an industry…
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A Life of Service

At CEV, we are driven by our core values to Educate, Serve and Inspire, and we want to recognize those who have dedicated their lives to those same values. In honor of Veteran’s Day, we want to tell you the stories of four individuals who have devoted their careers to our country and to its…
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Vocabulary Activities for CTE Classes

  Understanding vocabulary is key to understanding the concept. This is especially true in CTE courses when students are often introduced to brand new terms and are exposed to the new vocabulary in multiple contexts. However, there is a difference between rote memorization and meaningful learning. Rote memorization is learning information based on repetition, while…
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Top 10 Reasons Professionals Should Earn Industry Certifications

In our blog post, Top 10 Reasons Students Should Earn Industry Certifications, we gave an overview of the benefits students can gain from earning an industry certification. While certain benefits are universal, there are some ways earning a certification can offer specific benefits to those already in the workforce. Whether an individual is looking for…
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iCEV Awards 2019 Jerry Franklin “Pursuit of Excellence” Scholarship

Each year, CEV Multimedia awards the Jerry Franklin “Pursuit of Excellence” Scholarship to outstanding New Mexico FFA members to honor the memory of Jerry Franklin, long-time New Mexico agricultural science instructor and former CEV employee. Scholarship recipients are selected by Gordon W. Davis, founder and chairman of CEV, and Eddie Puckett, retired agricultural science instructor…
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iCEV Teacher of the Month: Cheryl Stockton

Each month, we recognize a teacher who is furthering the field of Career & Technical Education by using innovative and outstanding methods. This month, we are excited to recognize Cheryl Stockton as the October iCEV Teacher of the Month.   Stockton is the CTE department chair at Everman High School. Located in Everman, TX the…
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