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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 on the Road – WTEA, Tennessee CTE Legislative Breakfast, Educating for Careers & More

Team iCEV had a blast meeting with educators this past month. The team attended the WTEA Conference in Wisconsin, the Tennessee CTE Legislative Breakfast in Nashville, Educating for Careers Conference in California, Region 18 Education Service Center’s Proclamation 2017 Curriculum Fair and many more!          

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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Reflections of Champions: National FFA Horse Evaluation Championship Team

The Cheyenne Frontier FFA Horse Evaluation team coach reflects on the hard work that lead to their recent win at the 2016 National FFA Convention. Backstage at the 89th annual National FFA Convention, the Cheyenne Frontier FFA Horse Evaluation team patiently waited for their names to be called. At that point, they knew they had placed…
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iCEV on the Road – TCEA Convention, Edinburg Book Review & More

Team iCEV had a blast meeting with educators this past month. The team attended the TCEA 2017 Convention & Expo in Austin, TX, Region 1 Book Review in Edinburg, TX, National Agricultural Education and FFA Inservice in Indianapolis, IN, and many more!

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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iCEV on the Road – SBEA, SC Finance Forum & More

Team iCEV had a blast meeting with educators from the southeast region of the U.S. this past month. The team attended the Southern Business Education Association Conference, South Carolina Finance Forum, Clemson University, Virginia Tech University and many more! iCEV’s production team traveled to Mont Belvieu and Houston, Texas to film for our upcoming Law Enforcement…
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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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iCEV on the Road – ACTE CareerTech VISION 2016

Team iCEV had a blast meeting with educators from all over the country at ACTE’s CareerTech VISION conference in Las Vegas, NV. We made magic, played poker and took pictures with Elvis! We also got a chance to demonstrate the iCEV platform for booth visitors. Plus, some lucky winners went home with some iCEV swag!…
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Infographic: The Rise in CTE

To keep pace with growing economic demands and prepare students to compete in a competitive workforce, education providers are turning to Career and Technical Education (CTE). The infographic below illustrates the increasing need for comprehensive training opportunities in the industries that are projected to grow the most in the next decade. Download the Infographic PDF Here…
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