Teachers inspire Techniques

Techniques dedicates its October 2021 digital issue to career and technical education (CTE) professionals like you. Teachers, administrators, counselors and support staff do more than prepare the workforce. Across ACTE divisions and the nation, career and technical education builds a strong foundati...

Spotlight on postsecondary leadership

Techniques launched a digital-exclusive spotlight series on fellows in the Postsecondary Leadership Success Program at ACTE – Sponsored by ECMC Foundation. The program offers a professional development experience intended to grow the organizational leadership and management skills of postsecondary...

ACTE’s CareerTech VISION offers vital PD for 21st century CTE

Come on in. Let’s gather again in the birthplace of jazz. ACTE’s hottest event of the year offers content, networking and instrumental experiences designed to inspire growth. Together, we’ll advance the field of career and technical education (CTE) for all learners. ACTE’s CareerTech VISION...

Creating a safe space for LGBTQ+ students in CTE

It's likely you've taught a student who identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer (LGBTQ+). Such youth with caring adults in their lives are less likely to self-harm and more likely to thrive in CTE. Anna Hall, a family and consumer sciences educator, offers best practices for creat...

Techniques launches in September with a VISION of inclusion

Another school year has begun and we're kicking off another year of Techniques. ACTE's flagship publication for career and technical education (CTE) professionals intends to publish four print and four digital issues in 2021–22. Prominent themes found in Techniques this year will include: Be...

Getting new faculty FIT for success

Industry experts spend years or even decades perfecting their trade. However, they may have little or no experience as a faculty member. Without support in the transition from business and industry to academia, new faculty may lack the foundation and skills needed to be effective in the classroom. ...

Meet Brian Law, ACTE president

Meet Brian Law, career and technical education (CTE) director and school counselor in Brooks County, Georgia. Having previously served on the board of directors as president-elect and Region II vice president, Law’s term as president of ACTE began in July 2021. To say hello and welcome, Techniq...

Techniques Year in Review: Disruption transforms CTE

Congratulations! Teachers and administrators, you made it through another school year. A hard year. As the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on schools and communities, ACTE’s Techniques strived to remain consistent. Even as we underwent big changes ourselves. Techniques diversified its content off...

Ensure equitable delivery of career development via ed tech

Read Equitable Delivery of Career Development Through Technologies, the latest brief in ACTE and Xello’s student career development series. It was written by Stephen DeWitt, deputy executive director of ACTE. Technology has the power to transform learning. Many innovative tools exist to help stu...
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Health care system maintenance works beyond the hospital bed

What comes to mind when you think of a health care facility? Some may think about the patients they know inside those facilities, or past experiences as patients themselves. Others may think about doctors, nurses and other professionals who provide direct patient care. Very few, though, think abo...