Category: Career & Technical Education

A Blog for CTE Teachers

Discover 5 New Ways to Get Guest Speakers in Your Classroom

Students often struggle with connecting the dots between what they are doing in class to what they will do in the workforce. They get frustrated when they can’t see a point to what they are learning, and sometimes, they just give up. However, CTE classes have the unique ability to give students purpose by linking…
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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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12 Activities to Boost Engagement in your CTE Classroom

Learning by doing in career and technical training is essential to fully grasp industry-based concepts. From staging a crime scene to creating a business, iCEV provides engaging and stimulating coursework to build skills among your students. These 12 stimulating activities will take your students’ educational engagement to a new level by developing team building and…
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Sponsoring Success: FCCLA Career Investigation Scholarship Recipients 2018

Organizations and contests that promote Career and Technical Education (CTE) are continuously encouraging young people across America to strive towards career development. iCEV proudly sponsored the Texas Family, Career and Community Leaders (FCCLA) Career Investigations Contest this past month. Students traveled from across the state to the Students Taking Action with Recognition (STAR) Event which allows…
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CTE Month: The Rise of CTE

The world of education is taking notice of the benefits and importance of a rising sector, Career and Technical Education (CTE). For years, CTE has been undervalued, which has led to a shortage of skilled workers in the American workforce. Industries have taken notice of this shortage and have begun to encourage educators to bring…
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8 Reasons to be #Thankful4CTE

Here are just a few of the reasons we’re thankful for Career & Technical Education. Share these images on social media to promote CTE and download the printable posters to use in your classroom. Enjoy! 1. Thanks to CTE, schools are producing more well-rounded and career-ready students. CTE curriculum is designed to bring career-ready programs into the…
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Hand in Hand: Industry & CTE Collaboration

In recent years, we have seen education institutions and industries push for more career-focused learning in primary and secondary education. Rural and urban districts alike are looking for ways to make their students more employable in the modern workforce. With a focus on career skills, Career and Technical Education (CTE) educators find that integrating industry…
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Make a Big Impact with CTE Certifications

The requirements to enter the workforce are changing and Career and Technical Education (CTE) has adapted to ensure students are ready for new and emerging career fields. As educators seek to prepare students with 21st century skills to enter the modern workforce, CTE is quickly adapting to meet their needs. One way CTE programs are…
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iCEV Educator Spotlight – Jonathan Pierce

In honor of CTE Month, we are featuring some of our favorite teacher spotlight interviews. Jonathan started his career in teaching as an agricultural science teacher, due in large part to his passion for the agriculture industry and the influence of his teachers throughout high school. He taught agriculture for 22 years before taking on…
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How ESSA and New Federal Funding Rules Will Impact Career and Technical Education

The following is an excerpt from our white paper about the impact of ESSA and new federal funding rules on Career and Technical Education . Fill in the form at the bottom of the page to download the entire white paper. Signed into law in December 2015, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) is still…
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