Category: Spotlight

A Blog for CTE Teachers

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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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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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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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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iCEV Spotlight: A Blooming Floral Program

The Gridley High School floral design program is employing creativity, social media and certifications to create a floral design program that stands alone. In just 3 years, Jenny Kaslin, Floral Design Teacher at Gridley High School has successfully created a self-sustaining, hands-on floral design program that is providing students with a valuable education while helping them obtain…
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2017 Pursuit of Excellence Award

Together with the Franklin family, CEV Multimedia awarded one outstanding New Mexico student with the Jerry Franklin “Pursuit of Excellence” Scholarship. In memory of the long-time New Mexico agricultural education instructor and former CEV employee, recipients are chosen by Gordon W. Davis, founder and chairman of CEV Multimedia, and Eddie Puckett, retired agriculture instructor and…
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How the Burkhart Center Advances Autism Treatment & Education

To help educate future autism care professionals, the Burkhart Center collaborated with CEV Multimedia to create informative online lessons about autism and autism education. When Janice Magness reflects on her students at the Burkhart Center for Autism Education and Research, she says, “A lot of them have been underestimated. People think they can only do…
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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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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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Teacher Appreciation Week Spotlight – Denise Cito

In honor of teacher appreciation week, we are highlighting some of our favorite teacher spotlight interviews and spotlighting some new ones as well. In high school, Denise Cito knew that she wanted to be involved in education, but life took her to different directions. Her passion for teaching was reignited through interacting with her young…
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