Fellowship Blog

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

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. 

Literacy in CTE – Why it has to be us.

As I work with our district instructional coach, who is also my partner in teaching a graduate course this summer titled, Literacy in CTE, I keep coming

Using Dog Sled Racing to Teach Genetics and Nutrition

My mother, an elementary school teacher for 32 years, worked hard to connect her students to subject matter. Mom did this using real life, high interest

The future’s so bright…I gotta wear shades!

As an educator, it is my job to teach my students.  As someone with compassion and vested interest in her students, it is my privilege to help them find

Happy Spring Everyone!

Happy Spring Everyone!

It’s great to start feeling the winter thaw, but that also means getting ready for the work ahead this year. These are exciting

The Future of Career Development

As a third year teacher, I am still learning about CTE and what all it entails. When I first became a teacher, I was very fortunate to have a mentor that

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