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Meet Brian Law, ACTE president

Meet Brian Law, career and technical education (CTE) director and school counselor in Brooks County, Georgia. Having previously served on the board of directors as president-elect and Region II vice president, Law’s term as president of ACTE began in July 2021. To say hello and welcome, Techniques conducted an interview with ACTE

Techniques Year in Review: Disruption transforms CTE

Congratulations! Teachers and administrators, you made it through another school year. A hard year. As the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on schools and communities, ACTE’s Techniques strived to remain consistent. Even as we underwent big changes ourselves. Techniques diversified its content offerings with a new site

Ensure equitable delivery of career development via ed tech

Read Equitable Delivery of Career Development Through Technologies, the latest brief in ACTE and Xello’s student career development series. It was written by Stephen DeWitt, deputy executive director of ACTE. Technology has the power to transform learning. Many innovative tools exist to help students, parents and teachers navigate

Explore new resources from the CTE Research Network

The COVID-19 pandemic presented both challenges and opportunities for career and technical education (CTE). As another academic year draws to a close, the time is right to reflect on lessons learned and how evidence can guide us moving forward. Recent publications include: Final report: CTE programs ready for causal evaluation

Career Academies workshop offers strategies to build meaningful engagement

ACTE works with Ford Next Generation Learning (Ford NGL) to support the Career Academy section under the New and Related Services Division. Career and technical education (CTE) administrators, learn more about how this innovative model is transforming education. Attend Career Academies = Meaningful Employer Engagement & Sustainable

Linda Romano reflects on ACTE board of directors service

After three years on ACTE's board of directors as Health Science Education Division vice president, Linda Romano feels like she "grew into a leader." Read her recent conversation with Techniques' managing editor. Romano shared her thoughts on ACTE's inclusion, access, equity and diversity (IAED) initiatives and offered encouragement for

Learning management system facilitates skill development

[caption id="attachment_65361" align="alignright" width="400"] Screenshot of a CTEtechWorks simulation on diagnosing circuits. (Image courtesy of HBI)[/caption] Welcome to our series, COVID-19 Innovations. Here, we chronicle the innovative ways that career and technical educators continue to engage students as lifelong learners and

Global connectivity revolutionizes self-directed learning

Career and technical educators often limit the use of personal computers and digital devices (except for accessibility), particularly during active learning, in flipped classrooms, or in tech-enabled labs with advanced tools and instruments. Yet, we aim to turn out critical thinking, self-regulated and self-directed, lifelong learners. 

Health care system maintenance works beyond the hospital bed

What comes to mind when you think of a health care facility? Some may think about the patients they know inside those facilities, or past experiences as patients themselves. Others may think about doctors, nurses and other professionals who provide direct patient care. Very few, though, think about the complex design of the building

Meet Nicole Hampton, ACTE’s Postsecondary Teacher of the Year

Meet Nicole Hampton, winner of ACTE's national Postsecondary Teacher of the Year award. Hampton's interview appears as part of a spotlight series on our 2021 national award winners and finalists. This award recognizes career and technical education (CTE) teachers at the postsecondary level who demonstrate innovation in the classroom,

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