Category: Family & Consumer Sciences

A Blog for CTE Teachers


February is national CTE month, and our team at iCEV could not be more excited for an entire month dedicated to spreading awareness about the value of CTE. In conjunction with CTE month, this week, we are celebrating FCCLA Week. Read this blog to learn more about FCCLA and discover some fun facts about the…
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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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iCEV Sponsors Scholarships to FCCLA Contest Winners: Macie Cole Spotlight

This spring, high school students from across Texas traveled to the Family, Career and Community Leaders Association (FCCLA) Students Taking Action with Recognition (STAR) Event to compete in career development contests. These contests are designed to prepare students for their future careers, as well as provide them with networking opportunities with Career and Technical Education…
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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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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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Five Lessons to Increase Food Safety & Science Awareness in your Classroom

As food safety and sanitation regulations evolve, there’s a rising demand for professionals with food safety training. It is more important than ever for students pursuing a program of study or career interest in the food industry to have a basic understanding of these concepts. The lessons listed below are included in the Food Safety…
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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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Bringing Fashion Design to Life in FCS Classrooms

As a curriculum publisher, we are built on a foundation of expert insight and passion for educating CTE students. We are very grateful for the opportunity to bring experts into your classrooms to help you teach from a real-world standpoint. That’s why we’re so excited that Rachel Anderson, M.F.A., Assistant Professor of Apparel Design &…
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6 Inspirational Quotes for Your CTE Classroom

You spend a ton of time trying to inspire and motivate your students every single day. Whether through lecture or one-on-one time, inspiring your students is a big part of everything you do. It’s a big part of what we do also. We love inspiring students to find work they are passionate about, and teachers…
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iCEV on the Road – April Week 1

Team iCEV continually travels all over the country to connect with teachers and administrators, conduct professional development sessions, attend education conferences, host workshops and give presentations. Here’s what we’ve been up to lately.   Dave Rizzardi, Curriculum Sales Consultant, chats with Family & Consumer Science teachers at the CEV Booth during the 2015 WAFCS Annual Conference…
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