Month: September 2019

A Blog for CTE Teachers

National Workforce Development Month

The U.S. Senate officially designated September 2019 as “National Workforce Development Month.” This resolution was enacted to recognize the need for investment in the training, education and career advancement of the U.S. workforce. The resolution states, “Whereas investment in the education, training, and career advancement of the workforce in the United States, known as ‘workforce…
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National Teach Ag Day

Did you know September 19th is National Teach Ag Day? Agricultural education has a long history in the United States. For the majority of our nation’s history, agricultural knowledge and skills have been passed down through the generations. However, as agricultural technology and practices advanced and as Americans became more removed from production agriculture, the…
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iCEV Teacher of the Month: Sarah Smith

Sarah Smith always knew she wanted to be a teacher, and when she began taking agricultural science classes her freshmen year at Bartlett Yancey High School, she found her true passion in agricultural education. A native of Yanceyville, North Carolina, Smith was an active member of the FFA chapter throughout her high school career. Emboldened…
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Special Populations & iCEV: Gifted & Talented Students

In the final post of the Special Populations & iCEV blog series, we will discuss how to engage Gifted & Talented students in CTE classes. If you would like to review any of the previous blog posts in this series, follow this link.   Every state has a slightly different definition of the term “Gifted…
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