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Supporting CTE Students During School Closures due to COVID-19

With the coronavirus spreading across the nation, this time is challenging for education in general but specifically for CTE with all its hands-on

Interview with my Mentor

Christi is an administrator in a rural school district in Kentucky and previously taught Agriculture for 13 years. She was impacted by CTE early on in

My Mentor

As a 2020 New Professionals Fellow, I’ve been eager to grow and step outside my comfort zone, while under the guidance of new colleagues, mentors, and

The Wake of COVID-19

In the wake of the COVID-19 quarantine, educators are scrambling to find ways to continue the learning online. Unless you have lived in an area that was

CTE Distance Learning: Hands-on Learning at Home

We know that CTE educators are creative professionals, so it’s no wonder that many of you are getting creative to maintain student learning during

A Workforce Career and College ready thanks to Industry Certifications

By 2020, three out of every 4 jobs in Colorado will require education or training beyond high school[1].  Already, Colorado businesses cannot find enough

The Power of Junior High CTE

When is too early to start thinking about your career? I remember being asked, “what do you want to be when you grow up?” as early as three years old.

The Eighth Habit by Stephen R. Covey

I recall back in 1990’s reading The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (1989) and consecutively completing a Franklin Covey Planning workshop. I had

Mid-Life Career Change- Career Tech Is The Answer

I cannot imagine what it would be like to have one profession my adult life and in the blink of an eye have to change my life course at the age of 43. 

Choosing a Career Path

“All roads lead to Rome,” according to the medieval proverb. That is, travelers can take a variety of paths and all end up at the same

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