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As a part of our governor's initiative to vastly enhance workforce
development in the state of Georgia, an office was created to implement
the Go Build Georgia program. The purpose of the program is to help
dispel the myth of working in a skilled trade, appreciate the value of
earning a skilled trade, and encourage them to build a career as
Posted by Application Administrator at 11/25/2013 9:59:48 AM
It sometimes seems as if elective and core courses are divided by a big
boundary line: On one side are the required courses for graduation, on
the other side are, well, the "other courses."
Posted by Application Administrator at 11/25/2013 10:00:37 AM
This month, I kicked off my Educator-in-Residency here at ACTE
Headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia. My goal is to explore workforce
development issues and strategic partnerships to benefit CTE and ACTE
members as a whole. While purely coincidental, October also happens to
be Connected Educator Month. Curious about how other educators develop
connectedness, I decided to check things out at www.connectededucators.org.
Posted by Application Administrator at 11/5/2013 12:21:27 PM
I began my presentation with why it is important to be a leader in your
school, your community of peers, your students and your professional
organization on a state, regional and national level.
Posted by Application Administrator at 10/24/2013 11:24:55 AM
Our panelists, led by Dave Keaton, presented the work we have done thus
far in developing a draft Constitution and Bylaws for our proposed state
ACTE chapter. Maine is currently a non-unified state, and it is the
goal of this group to inform instructors of the overview of what we have
been doing, as well as the history of ACTE in our state.
Posted by Application Administrator at 10/15/2013 12:04:45 PM
On May 8, 2013 a group of like-minded individuals met to begin establishing an ACTE state association for Maine.
Posted by Application Administrator at 10/15/2013 12:04:17 PM
I'm joining the ACTE staff for three weeks in July 2013, where I will
work on projects related to connecting literacy and CTE. However, my
project will span three months as I create a "Literacy Tool Box," an
easy-to-use, all-in-one online resource, full of creative yet functional
ideas of merging literacy into a CTE classroom. The finished resource
will be made available on ACTE's Common Core web page for teacher use.
Posted by Application Administrator at 7/19/2013 4:13:27 PM
I had the opportunity to speak at a workshop for CTE instructors on July
17. I was asked to briefly talk on the benefits of membership in ACTE
and the leadership opportunity with the Fellowship Program. Patrick
Biggerstaff, 2012 Region III Fellow, asked me to share with the
Posted by Application Administrator at 7/19/2013 12:40:53 AM