Techniques Year in Review: 2019–2020

The school year is wrapping up and you know what that means?! Summer reading season! Read Techniques. ACTE's flagship publication addresses the issues ACTE members care about most, providing input you can trust when making decisions for your classrooms, programs and school systems — in print and o...

NASA HUNCH Students Send Hardware into Space

[caption id="attachment_53361" align="alignright" width="300"] Four single stowage lockers made and signed by NASA HUNCH students, onboard Crew Dragon (May 31, 2020)[/caption] Ready for launch! High school students across the nation contributed flight hardware to the historic Launch America event...

CTE Students Make Their Voices Heard in Sticker Design Competition

The people have spoken! Two career and technical education (CTE) students at Nevada's Carson High School won first place in a local competition to design "I Voted" stickers. As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic closed schools, many graphic design students found themselves at home without access...

The Spaces You’ll Go: An Interview with Author Rachael Mann

It was a stellar experience for attendees at ACTE’s CareerTech VISION 2019. The event kicked off with an opening general session address from former NASA astronaut Garrett Reisman, and we launched Rachael Mann’s new book, The Spaces You’ll Go, which takes children and parents on a lighthearted...

Member Connected News: Washington High School Students Compete at DECA International Career Development Conference

In April 2019, DECA students from Lakewood, Washington’s Clover Park High School competed at the DECA International Career Development Conference in Orlando, Florida. In recognition of their hard work and determination, Kitti Wheeler, ACTE member and Clover Park marketing teacher, wrote: “We ...

Cooks and Camo in Bartlett, Illinois

Students enrolled in upper-level culinary classes at Bartlett High School participated in Cooks and Camo, a competition-style event sponsored by the Illinois Army National Guard. Competitors were challenged to create an entree and dessert items inspired by military field rations, known as meals read...

CTSOs Engage Students: SkillsUSA Students Practice Personal, Workplace and Technical Skills

Career-ready starts here. SkillsUSA's bold mission is to empower its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens, while improving the quality of our nation's workforce. Members put the mission into action as they carry out chapter activities and practice persona...

Techniques Year in Review

As the year 2018 draws to a close we're taking a look back at the articles in Techniques that made us think, helped us learn, and inspired pride in our profession as career and technical educators. Helping “Young Minds Take Flight” and “Filling the Educator Pipeline,” Techniques addresses th...

ACTE Student Trophy Design Contest Winners Set Standard for Excellence

ACTE is committed to providing career and technical education (CTE) students with opportunities to develop the skills they’ll need for success in a global economy. One such opportunity, the Student Trophy Design Contest, encourages secondary, postsecondary and adult CTE students in 3D design or CA...
PAGES will feature excerpts from articles published in Techniques and wholly original content.

Launching PAGES, a Techniques blog

Hello, world! Welcome to PAGES, a Techniques blog. Since joining the staff of ACTE in 2017, I have worked for this day. We’re live! PAGES will feature excerpts from articles in print and wholly original content (interviews, case studies, news items and more) based on the theme of each new issue...