Month: September 2016

A Blog for CTE Teachers

Connecting Students & Community Through CTE

Career & Technical Education (CTE) has a long-standing tradition in providing students with invaluable career development opportunities, but in some cases, as with Randall Hust’s construction technology class, can also provide students with the platform to impact their local communities. The Byron Martin Advanced Technology center, a part of the Lubbock Independent School District in Lubbock,…
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Teaching Agricultural Science: Opening Eyes & Crafting Futures

Agricultural science teachers are so much more than just educators. In addition to educating their students, they are also coaches, mentors, friends, and for some students, they are as close to parents as anyone will ever be. They go above and beyond taking time away from their families to host chapter and booster club meetings…
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Developing Culinary Skills in Family & Consumer Sciences Classrooms

For the sixth consecutive year, restaurant job growth will outpace the overall economy in 2016, adding more than 300,000 jobs this year according to the National Restaurant Association. To help your students prepare to enter this burgeoning area of job growth, we’ve put together a list of key skills, matching iCEV lessons to help you…
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Aligning Industry Certifications to Existing CTE Curricula

The following is an excerpt from our white paper about the importance of industry certifications in CTE programs. Fill in the form at the bottom of the page to download the entire white paper. A challenge for today’s high-quality CTE programs is to align their curricula with the industry certifications students need to access these…
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