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Mentorship is a two way street

Mentorship is a two way street. Traffic is generally heavier in the direction of the mentee but their can and should be some return to the mentor. This

The Power of Networking

As part of the ACTE Fellowship Program, current fellows are assigned a former fellow as a mentor. This connection begins a yearlong networking opportunity

Preparing for the Road Ahead

What a wonderful time to be in CTE! We as educators have the opportunity to prepare students for the future. It can be exciting and scary at the same

Interview Past Fellow Mentor

I had the pleasure of interviewing my past fellow mentor, Audrey Lee, Assistant Director at the Francis Tuttle Reno campus in Oklahoma City. 

Mentor Interview

The ACTE Fellowship experience provides leaders an opportunity to dive deeper in to the world of career and technical education (CTE).
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Interview with my Mentor – Connie Strebe

On February 5, 2018, I had the opportunity to interview Ms. Connie Strebe as she will be serving as my Mentor during the 2018 ACTE Fellowship

Beginning a New Adventure

Often times when we start something new, whether it is a project, job, or meeting new people, it comes with feelings of anxiety, fear, and

Interview with my Mentor

The best way to improve yourself, others, and your community is to “get involved.” Nicole Lord begins her day by focusing on the positive and creating

A Career & Technical Education Journey Through Leadership – Mentors

There is much value to having and being a mentor.  Mark Zuckerberg had Steve Jobs, Jobs had Bill Campbell, the infamous late “Coach” of Silicon

Elementary and Middle School Career Development

It is very important to start career exploration at an early age for students to start thinking about career development.  The conversations need to

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