Category: Agricultural Science

A Blog for CTE Teachers

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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Career Center Creates Pipeline of Skilled Workers Through Certification

It is 3 p.m. and the last bell rings through the halls. Students frantically race their classmates, rushing to be the first out the door. But not all students. Since noon, Grace Bronnenberg, a senior at Blue River Valley High School, has been working at Country Acre Veterinary Clinic. Grace is certified in Elanco Veterinary…
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Solutions for Alternatively Certified Teachers

As Career Technical Education bridges the gap between the classroom and industries, workforce professionals are trading in their industry careers to become teachers. As a result of this non-traditional path, alternatively-certified teachers need tools to help them meet classroom and school district standards, while still meeting the needs of their industry. iCEV is a valuable…
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2018 Pursuit of Excellence Award

Together with the Franklin family, CEV Multimedia awarded two outstanding New Mexico students with the Jerry Franklin “Pursuit of Excellence” Scholarship. In memory of the long-time New Mexico agricultural science instructor and former CEV employee, recipients are chosen by Gordon W. Davis, founder, and chairman of CEV Multimedia, and Eddie Puckett, retired agricultural science instructor…
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9 Tips to Maximize Your National FFA Experience

As we load up the iCEV trailer for National FFA we wanted to give you and your students tips and tricks to make the most of your 4 days in Indianapolis. The opportunity to attend National FFA is an honor for those who wear the yellow and blue. Download and pass out these 9 tips…
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The First of Many: Mississippi Student Earns Small Engine Certification

Featuring Loyd Star Agricultural Academy The students at Loyd Star Agriculture Academy are taking their education a step further by combining core classwork with real-world agricultural application. By merging these classes, students who previously struggled in core classes now see the application of those core subjects. These students are not only improving academically, they are…
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Exploring Careers: Business Management & Administration

The Business, Management & Administration Career Cluster introduces students to the activities associated with running a business or organization such as supervising, monitoring, organizing, coordinating and planning. Careers in this pathway involve using organizational and leadership skills to plan, direct and evaluate operations to run a successful business. We have designed posters for each of…
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Exploring Careers: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources

The Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources Career Cluster is designed to provide students with a firm understanding to enter the agriculture industry. Courses within this cluster include Floral Design, Animal Handling & Identification, Meat Judging, Forestry Science Management and more. We have designed seven posters which introduce the various careers within the Agriculture, Food &…
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Beyond Borders: iCEV Users Advance to International Livestock Competition

Livestock Judging is one of the largest and most competitive contests in the entire National FFA Organization, especially in livestock-rich Texas. For the Fredericksburg FFA Livestock Judging Team, finding success in the contest at both the state and national level with the help of a determined team, as well as iCEV curriculum, has lead to…
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