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Exploring Careers: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources

The Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources Career Cluster is designed to provide students with a firm understanding to enter the agriculture industry. Courses within this cluster include Floral Design, Animal Handling & Identification, Meat Judging, Forestry Science Management and more. We have designed seven posters which introduce the various careers within the Agriculture, Food &…
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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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Exploring Careers: Architecture & Construction

Pave the way for your students to research the various career opportunities within the Architecture and Construction Cluster with these free classroom posters. We have created three posters which introduce each pathway and lists sample careers for each. Download these posters and display them in your classroom, share them on social media or use them…
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Exploring Careers: Health Science

The Health Science Career Cluster is designed to provide students with a firm base of knowledge to enter the health science industry. Courses within this cluster include Health Science Theory, Medical Terminology, Practicum in Health Science, Principles of Health Science and more. We have created five posters for each pathway to help your students explore their career options. Download these…
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Exploring Careers: Human Services

The Human Services Career Cluster is designed to provide students with a firm base of knowledge to enter the human sciences industry. Courses within this cluster include Introduction to Human Services, Human Growth & Development, Practices in Counseling & Mental Health, Family & Community Services, Early Childhood Development & Services and more. We have created…
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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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CTE Month: The Rise of CTE

The world of education is taking notice of the benefits and importance of a rising sector, Career and Technical Education (CTE). For years, CTE has been undervalued, which has led to a shortage of skilled workers in the American workforce. Industries have taken notice of this shortage and have begun to encourage educators to bring…
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7 Exciting Things that Happened in 2017

As we head into 2018, it is a time for reflection. Last year offered many opportunities for us to serve and educate the future of the modern workforce. Here are 7 exciting things iCEV did in 2017. 1. Certified 5,000 Students! Last year, 5,000 students earned industry certifications through the iCEV platform. Team iCEV recognized schools…
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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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