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Virtual VISION presents cutting-edge, comprehensive agenda

ACTE is excited to unveil the comprehensive agenda for CareerTech Virtual VISION 2020, a fully online, virtual experience, happening Nov. 30–Dec. 4! Tune in for Virtual VISION From the comfort and convenience of your own home, school or office, Virtual VISION will offer enhanced and expanded programming that addresses cutting-edge

Your vote counts! Verify membership status by Nov. 4

ACTE board of directors election The election for ACTE's 2021 board of directors election will be held Dec. 4–Jan. 4!  Voting will open on Friday, Dec. 4. Voting will close at 11:59 pm ET on Jan. 4. ACTE will announce its new board of directors that week. Important! Verify your ACTE membership! In order to vote, you must be an ACTE

New book from Rachael Mann offers resources for CTSO students

Rachael Mann, author of The CTSO Competition Companion, offers CTSO students specific components of winning strategies and approaches in this easy-to-read book, covering such topics as: How to excel in competitions and win at life Building skills that will open doors and opportunities How to prepare for unknown variables and

Lead the way! Inclusion, access, equity & diversity drive career and technical education

Inclusion, access, equity and diversity Are you interested in growing inclusion, access, equity and diversity (IAED) in your educational institution? Are you interested in growing personally or professionally in the areas of IAED? The IAED Mentorship Program seeks to support association members interested in IAED. Lead the way.

Student video contest seeks to advance space exploration through manufacturing

ACTE, host of CTE Month, and NASA HUNCH are excited to collaborate once again. Announcing the 2020–21 student video challenge Videos created and submitted by CTE students showcase project-based learning in high-demand career fields on earth and in space. What is this year's theme? Advancing space exploration through

Applications now open for next PLSP–ECMC Foundation cohort

The Postsecondary Leadership Success Program at ACTE — Sponsored by the ECMC Foundation presents a yearlong professional development experience. The program's intent? To develop the organizational leadership and management skills of postsecondary CTE professionals, with an emphasis on addressing the needs of underserved

Too young to be entrepreneurs? Not these students!

When we’re kids, we can’t wait to grow up. We want a cool job, a paycheck, and to make a difference in the world. Many of us wait until we’re adults to take the first step toward career goals… But today’s young entrepreneurs are taking matters into their own hands at an early age in Collier County, Florida. Middle school

Collaboration supports postsecondary transitions

Career and technical education (CTE) teachers ensure alignment between the labor market and academic skills. They teach and assess with standards’ driven assignments. CTE provides opportunities for students to meet industry standards. School counselors encourage career pathway options based on students’ interests and preferences.

Manufacturing outreach programs inspire future workforce

Despite the rewarding and technology-driven careers available in advanced manufacturing, many students simply don’t know that such opportunities exist. Thus it is vital that educators and industry partners align their outreach initiatives to increase awareness and generate excitement about advanced manufacturing. “What do you want

Meet Pam Carter (PLSP-ECMC Foundation fellow)

Meet Pam Carter, dean of business & technology at Community College of Philadelphia. Carter's interview appears as part of a spotlight series on 2020–21 fellows in the Postsecondary Leadership Success Program at ACTE – Sponsored by ECMC Foundation. What leadership skills do you hope to develop as part of the Postsecond­ary

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