iCEV Blog

A Blog for CTE Teachers

2016 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 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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iCEV on the Road – National FFA Convention & Expo

Team iCEV was excited to exhibit at the 2016 National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis, IN. We visited with countless ag teachers, including many current customers, about the iCEV platform and our newest features and certifications. Plus, we gave away a lot of iCEV swag! Thanks to everyone that stopped by our booth.  

iCEV on the Road – DECA, NASAE, WEBIT & More

Recently, Team iCEV attended many events including the 2016 DECA Conference, the NASAE Conference, the WEBIT Convention and many more. Here’s a look at everything that’s happened.      

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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Creating Curriculum for the Next Generation of Healthcare Professionals

The healthcare industry is constantly evolving and is expected to grow significantly in the coming years. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the healthcare industry is anticipated to grow 19 percent between 2014 and 2024, much faster than the average for all other occupations, adding nearly 2.3 million jobs to the workforce. Such growth requires…
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Connecting Students & Community Through CTE

Career & Technical Education (CTE) has a long-standing tradition in providing students with invaluable career development opportunities, but in some cases, as with Randall Hust’s construction technology class, can also provide students with the platform to impact their local communities. The Byron Martin Advanced Technology center, a part of the Lubbock Independent School District in Lubbock,…
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Teaching Agricultural Science: Opening Eyes & Crafting Futures

Agricultural science teachers are so much more than just educators. In addition to educating their students, they are also coaches, mentors, friends, and for some students, they are as close to parents as anyone will ever be. They go above and beyond taking time away from their families to host chapter and booster club meetings…
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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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Aligning Industry Certifications to Existing CTE Curricula

The following is an excerpt from our white paper about the importance of industry certifications in CTE programs. Fill in the form at the bottom of the page to download the entire white paper. A challenge for today’s high-quality CTE programs is to align their curricula with the industry certifications students need to access these…
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iCEV on the Road – VATAT, FCSTAT, TCEC & More

Recently, Team iCEV attended many events including the VATAT Professional Development Conference, the FCSTAT Professional Development Conference, the TCEC Summer Conference and many more. Here’s a look at everything that’s happened.    

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