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CTE Policy

Many of the opportunities for our area are dependent on having a trade or skill. However, in our schools we do not have the opportunity. We do not have

A Model for School Culture Change

Beginning in June of 2018, Belen High School embarked on an aggressive grant program to “redesign” its educational environment, instruction, systems,

I am proud to be a CTE Educator!

Hello, to my fellow CTE educators.

This is a great time to share the good things going on in our CTE Centers as well as the accomplishments of your

Leading Digital Equity

One of the most relevant characteristics of leadership, according to leadership expert and author John Maxwell, is the ability to define reality in

Equality in CTE

Over the years I have come to know that there are different types of equality when it comes to Career and Technical Education. I will say that I have seen

Advancing Access through Scheduling at Belen High School

As athletic director at Belen High School I often had conversations with our student athletes about their classes. These conversations always started the

Sugar and Spice and Everything… STEM!

According to the National Science Board’s Science & Engineering Indicators 2018 Digest, women account for less than one-third of the nation’s

Guidance is a Virtue

When I began my work as a CTE director eight years ago, my first task was to assess the state of the CTE program at our secondary campuses.  I visited

Preparing our youth for a career in law enforcement with certifications

In today’s society, we see law enforcement officials in a negative light, which impacts student’s interest in that profession.  We have to provide

CTE Internships

I have worked as a CTE teacher in Law Enforcement going on 14 years. I first started at Irving ISD and developed an awesome relationship with the Irving

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