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Educators in Action is a blog for educators, by educators. The posts in Educators in Action are provided by our Board, Fellows, State Leaders, and Award winners. If you have any questions about the blog, please contact Leadership Coordinator Jordan Kronz for more information!

  • GACTE Continues to be on the Cusp of Great Things

    The Georgia Association of Career and Technical Education serves as a platform to foster leadership, program development, advocacy, policy development, professional development, and networking opportunities for its members in Georgia. Over 2,500 members attended the conference with the premise of promoting career and technical education.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 1/7/2014 12:34:17 PM

  • Literacy + CTE = College and Career Readiness

    Each year, I always like to step outside my box and attend a professional development training that does not specifically relate to my career path. This year, I chose to attend an institute that was hosted by our state department of education. I am happy to report that it was well worth my time.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 12/19/2013 11:15:08 PM

  • STEM Program Moving Full Speed Ahead

    I had the opportunity to serve in an external capacity as a part of the Teacher Enrichment Workshop in conjunction with the MAGEC-STEM PLUS (Minority Access to Graduate Education and Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Plus). The workshop was provided, along with a multitude of other programs, through a grant from the National Science Foundation.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 12/17/2013 12:01:10 AM

  • Leading the Way With Common Core

    Georgia Southern University hosted a Common Core Summit: Summer Leadership Academy to introduce high school educators in various content areas on how to effectively implement the Common Core Standards.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 12/11/2013 7:48:00 AM

  • What Happens in Vegas Shouldn't Stay in Vegas

    This week, I'm heading west to join more than 3,500 CTE professionals at ACTE's CareerTech VISION in Las Vegas. The VISION agenda includes a wide variety of concurrent sessions. Given there are more sessions than there is time to attend, I'm reviewing program descriptions to plan my schedule. This prompts me to reflect on the bigger picture of conference participation and reasons for attending.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 12/4/2013 10:15:07 AM

  • Which One Are You: College Ready, Career Ready or Both?

    In an effort to enhance students and parents knowledge of preparing for postsecondary options after high school, the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System has developed a series of college and career readiness forums to help its constituents navigate this process after high school.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 11/25/2013 9:59:26 AM

  • Who Is in Charge Here?!

    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

  • Building a New Maine ACTE

    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

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