Category: Career & Technical Education

A Blog for CTE Teachers

iCEV Sponsors Scholarships to FCCLA Contest Winners: Ashley Owens Spotlight

Each year, Family, Career and Community Leaders Association (FCCLA) members from across Texas compete in various career and professional development contests at the FCCLA Students Taking Action with Recognition (STAR) event. As an advocate for Career and Technical Education, FCCLA strives to prepare students for future careers through leadership development and personal growth. The contests…
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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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INFOGRAPHIC: 5 Great Reasons You Should Hire Industry-Certified Applicants

  INFOGRAPHIC 5 Great Reasons You Should Hire Industry-Certified Candidates Looking to promote certification recipients to local businesses? Spread the word to prospective employers by sharing on social media or printing and distributing this free infographic, which highlights the benefits of hiring certified applicants.        1. Certifications Demonstrate Initiative Individuals who have…
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Exploring Careers: Finance

FREE CAREER CLUSTER POSTER SERIES Pave the way for your students to research the various career opportunities within the Finance Cluster. We have created three posters to help your students explore their career options within each Finance pathway. Download these posters and display them in your classroom, share them on social media or use them…
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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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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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