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The Path to Innovation is Full of Mistakes

in·no·va·tor
Noun
"a person who introduces new methods, ideas, or products"
As an educator, I believe it is critical to stay abreast of the

School Safety- It’s More Than What Happens in the Building

Often when the words “school safety” are mentioned, the first thought that comes to mind is school shootings or potential building intruders. The next

Innovative Interviewing Strategies for CTE Students and Graduates

Interview strategies are a combination of preparation for the interview, behavior during and after the interview, as well as follow–up. Each of these

CTE and the State of the Union

Editor's Note: CTE professional and ACTE member Lisa Barnett of Botetourt County Public Schools was recently involved in what is so often a

Bridging the Gap

I have been fortunate for the past 20 plus years to be in the “business” of helping adults forge a new careerpath as a middle or high school CTE

The Importance of Connection

For the past few years, we have seen an increase in the number of adults coming back to school to learn a new skill. These skills will expand their

What Makes You Tick, and What Ticks You Off?

My favorite question to ask someone when meeting them for the first time is “What makes you tick and what ticks you off?” Think about this in

How Are You Growing Professionally?

Do you ever find yourself sitting in a professional development workshop and wondering “How is this helping me grow?” or “How will I be able to

The Power of Professional Development

As a CTE teacher, high quality professional development opportunities can be hard to find. In my home state of New Jersey, we are lucky enough to have a

Will You Be Prepared?

Over the last 5 years, my students have worked on several different anti-bully projects and worked with students in grade 2nd- 8th. We started out with

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