Category: Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security

A Blog for CTE Teachers

iCEV Teacher of the Month: January 2020

Each month, we recognize a teacher who is helping students achieve success by using innovative and outstanding methods. This month, we are excited to recognize Robert Stahlke as the January iCEV Teacher of the Month. An alumnus of Washington State University, Stahlke entered education as a biology teacher at Shadow Ridge HS. After four years,…
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What’s New From the Writer’s Room: November

You may have noticed some new posts on our social media from the iCEV Writer’s Room! We want to share what we’re working on behind the scenes. Not only will you get to see the content creation process at iCEV, but you will also be able to offer suggestions, share feedback and ask questions about…
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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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Exploring Careers: Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security

Individuals pursuing a career within the Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security Career Cluster are responsible for maintaining law and order through law enforcement and legal services, protecting the safety of citizens through emergency and fire management services, as well as security and protective services. We have created a poster for each of the pathways within…
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Investigating Forensic Science at Shadow Ridge High School

Classroom to Crime Scene Forensic Science teacher, Robert Stahlke and his school district integrated Forensic Science into the Shadow Ridge High School Career and Technical Education (CTE) Program in 2015. The Forensic Science Program aims to expose students to the procedures and practices involved in collecting evidence and the investigation process. Stahlke’s classroom mimics an…
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Collaborator Spotlight: Impacting Others Through Law Enforcement & Education

“I walked into the classroom and began teaching about 15 students. They didn’t know law enforcement, and I didn’t know how to be a school teacher.” iCEV Collaborator, Captain Gary P. Cochran, reflects on his life in law enforcement and his transition into the classroom. Hurricane Alicia, August 18, 1983. Then Sergeant Gary Cochran and…
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Podcast: Teaching Criminal Justice

Host Larry Jacobs is joined by special guests Gary P. Cochran, 149th F.B.I.N.A./Police Captain (Ret.), and Former High School Criminal Justice Instructor, and Clayton Franklin, Vice President of Brand Management/Partner, CEV Multimedia. Cochran discusses his transition into teaching, criminal justice education and his collaboration on the creation of iCEV’s new law enforcement curriculum. Listen to the…
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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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