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Mentor Interview

I have the distinction of being assigned a mentor that has developed a real understanding of leadership in career and technical education- Miss Carrie

Dawn Lindsley, Assistant CTE Director at the Nebraska State Department of Education

I recently had the opportunity to video call with Dawn Lindsley, Assistant CTE Director for the Nebraska State Department of Education. She has been a

CTE Stigma: A Barrier to Advancing Access

If you ask a student or parent with direct Career and Technical Education (CTE) experience to describe CTE, you are likely to hear comments like:

Past Fellow Mentor Interview: Mr. Patrick Biggerstaff

Thoughts rushed through my head as I processed with both concern and joy as to what Patrick was explaining to me over the phone from his school office in

The Good First Impression

Mr. Tommy Hamilton practices what he preaches.  In a telephone interview, I was able to understand and connect with his passion for his program and his

Becoming a Fellow….What in the world am I doing?

When I started the journey to become an ACTE Fellow, I knew little about what it would entail.  I was excited to begin but then this feeling came over me

5 Things to Know About Kimberly Mitchell, Past Region II ACTE Fellow

 Talladega isn’t just the home of a NASCAR track, part of the title of a Will Ferrell movie, or the subject of an Eric Church song.  It’s the

Motivating and On-the-Move

It’s always stunning to me how much we can learn from listening to another’s experiences; how much we have in common, how our goals run in tandem, if

Interview with Fellowship Mentor, Paula Boughton

Paula Boughton is the Supervisor of Career and Technical Education for Monroe-2-Orleans BOCES in Spencerport, New York.  Paula completed the ACTE

Engaging Students in CTE

Happy CTE Month!

Part of engaging students in CTE is not only talking about it throughout the school year, but also showing students the benefits of

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