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EIM Spotlight: Jack Day (High Plains Technology Center)

Meet Jack Day, wind technology instructor at High Plains Technology Center in Woodward, Oklahoma. Day's interview appears as part of a spotlight series on ACTE’s educational institution members (EIM). High Plains Technology Center High Plains Technology Center operates as part of a network of 29 career technology centers across the

CTE Learn launches five new courses

ACTE is excited to announce the launch of five new courses on CTE Learn. CTE Learn is an online professional development experience. Self-paced courses, which can be completed at home or at school, offer effective teaching and leading strategies. Collaborate, share and grow in your professional skills. Check out what's new. Best

Sara Tatreau wins ACTE Student Trophy Design Contest

Sara Tatreau, a recent graduate of Kent Career Technical Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan, won ACTE’s 2020 Student Trophy Design Contest. Tatreau’s design will serve as a template for trophies presented to award winners at ACTE’s CareerTech Virtual VISION. At the virtual Awards Gala, ACTE will commend Sara Tatreau and her

Read Techniques in November/December. The future is emerging!

For the November/December issue of Techniques, board of directors President Doug Major wrote, "There has never been a more exciting — and challenging — time to be part of career and technical education (CTE). We have an opportunity to work together. To reimagine CTE in a post-pandemic world Often it takes disruption for systems

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

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.

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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