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...

Cybersecurity: It’s Everyone’s Responsibility!

With so many things connected to the internet, we all need to be aware of the dangers. More and more devices are connected to the internet all the time, which means more entry points and vulnerabilities. To secure the many “internet of things” (IoT) connected devices is a major cybersecurity cha...

CTSOs Engage Students: Technology Student Association Members Learn to Lead in a Technical World

The Technology Student Association (TSA) is one of the oldest membership organizations dedicated to STEM education in middle and high schools in the U.S. TSA now is 250,000+ student members strong with 100 percent likely to graduate from high school. Member Cyra Gallano sees her term as a Colorad...

CTSOs Engage Students: HOSA Inspires Skilled, Competent, Qualified Advocates

HOSA–Future Health Professionals is not just a club or organization, rather a valuable instructional tool for empowering health science students to play an active role in their learning. HOSA emphasizes values essential for students to be successful in the real world, namely excellence, teamwork a...

CTSOs Engage Students: FCCLA, Featuring Stephanie Zhang

Stephanie Zhang found an outlet for her drive and creativity with FCCLA. She joined a welcoming community and learned to focus her passion for design and leadership skills to pursue a future in fashion arts. As an officer she guided her peers to help them find their own passion for success. Through ...

CTSOs Engage Students: Educators Rising to the Challenge

The issue of teacher shortage and retention is an urgent concern today. Research shows that high classroom turnover has a negative impact on student achievement. Educators Rising works to address this problem by offering resources that integrate with CTE at the high school level. Washington High ...

CTSOs Engage Students: DECA Brings the Classroom to Life

DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges. The DECA chapter at Irondale Senior High School earned international champion honors at the 2018 International Career Development Conference. Their project, Knight Grou...

CTSOs Engage Students: FBLA-PBL Students Compete Among the Best

Every summer the best and brightest FBLA-PBL members convene at the National Leadership Conference to compete in business-related competitions and chart their future career paths. In June 2017, Kearah Kraus, Alyssa Kreg and Christina Masnyy, a team of FBLA students representing Fife High School i...

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...

CTSOs Engage Students: Business Professionals of America, Servant Leadership, Service Learning & Inspiring Agents of Change

Leadership is about service. Robert Greenleaf taught us that good leaders must first become good servants. We are given opportunities every day to extend our hand. With more than 45,000 members across the country, Business Professionals of America (BPA) is committed to developing and empowering ri...