Techniques

This magazine has news on legislative affecting career and technical education, features on issues and program, profiles of educators and notices of new products.

Articles from Vol. 76, No. 1, January

ANNUAL REPORT Fiscal Year 2000
President's Report The ACTE Annual Report highlights a number of our association's achievements during the year that ended June 30, 2000. Last year's report commented on the successful change of our organization's name. I am pleased that 33 state...
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An Update on ASPIIRE
ACTE's government relations span a range of issues and activities. While people are most familiar with ACTE's legislative advocacy, other key initiatives provide invaluable information and opportunities to ACTE members. Among these is a project that...
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ATCE Annual Report
Fiscal Year 2000 President's Report The ACTS Annual Report highlights a number of our association's achievements during the year that ended June 30, 2000. Last year's report commented on the successful change of our organization's name. I am pleased...
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Budget Negotiation Delays
As a new fiscal year began on October 1, fewer than half of all government agencies had received permanent funding. The White House and the Republican-majority Congress had reached some tentative agreements, but could not work out final differences...
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Budget Negotiation Delays
As a new fiscal year began on October 1, fewer than half of all government agencies had received permanent funding. The White House and the Republican-majority Congress had reached some tentative agreements, but could not work out final differences before...
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DIVISION REPORT Health Occupations Education
Know Your VP Mary Kleber, an ACTE member since the early 1990s, was elected to a three-year term as vice president of the Health Occupations Education Division in July 2000. Kleber is a registered nurse with a background in medical-surgical nursing....
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DIVISION REPORT Technology Education
Working Technology Ron Gonzales, Technology Education Division Policy Chairman My decision to work in professional associations is not recent. It seems as though my involvement began even in grade school. Consider your own participation with...
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Editor's Note
This month's issue of Techniques is devoted to the past, present and future of school-to-work--which we at ACTE also like to believe can mean school-to-career. We wanted to learn if the movement has lived up to its promise and is deserving of the faith...
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Editor's Note
A New Year for School-to-Careers This month's issue of Techniques is devoted to the past, present and future of school-to-work-which we at ACTE also like to believe can mean school-to-career. We wanted to learn if the movement has lived up to its promise...
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Exploring the Medical Frontier
A Philadelphia high school uses real-life experience and advanced education to bring health science careers to students. Sometimes things happen in strange ways, which is exactly how the Allied Health Program at Chichester High School outside Philadelphia...
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Eyes Wide Open
When the members of a Missouri school district consortium opened their eyes to the possibilities of school-to-work activities, they were surprised by the opportunities they found. School-to-work activities in the 11-school-district consortium that...
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Facing Tomorrow: The Future of School-to-Work Funding
Some states have already received the last of their federal money under the School-to-Work Opportunities Act (STWOA). Others have more time. Sooner or later, all school-to-work programs will confront the issue: Can they stand on their own? Most...
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Generation RX
"Older and wiser. That's not the promise of accumulated years, but a partial picture of what the patient of the future will be like. According to Health and Health Care 2010, a forecast by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in Princeton, N.J., and...
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Generation RX
"Older and wiser. That's not the promise of accumulated years, but a partial picture of what the patient of the future will be like. According to Health and Health Care 2010, a forecast by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in Princeton, N.J., and the...
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In Memoriam
ACTE is sad to report the loss of a longtime member. On October 10, James D. Price was killed in an automobile accident. He was 48 years old. Price was a past president of the Illinois Association for Career and Technical Education and was parliamentarian...
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In Memoriam: James D. Price
ACTE is sad to report the loss of a longtime member. On October 10, James D. Price was killed in an automobile accident. He was 48 years old. Price was a past president of the Illinois Association for Career and Technical Education and was parliamentarian...
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Interview with Joe Maxwell
Joe Maxwell was elected Lieutenant Governor of Missouri in the recent election. He was serving as a state senator in Missouri when this interview was conducted by Craig Rasmussen, a political writer with the Missouri Senate. As a lawmaker in his state's...
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Interview with Joe Maxwell
Joe Maxwell was elected Lieutenant Governor of Missouri in the recent election. He was serving as a state senator in Missouri when this interview was conducted by Craig Rasmussen, a political writer with the Missouri Senate. As a lawmaker in his state's...
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In the News
A quick glance at recent headlines -- and where you can find the complete story Teachers Wanted "With a million veterans ready to retire, school districts are sounding the alarms and calling in emergency recruits to lead our classrooms. But many...
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Keeping Things in Check
Assessment of career and technical programs provides unique challenges and results in creative approaches at the state level. Career and technical education is one of the most evolving sectors of the American education system today. As we move into...
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Meeting A Challenge Head On
A Delaware school district combines foresight, opportunity, and top-notch instruction to attract and retain students in their health sciences program. The New Castle County Vocational Technical School District in Delaware realized more than 30 years...
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President Clinton Announces National School-to-Work Initiative
At the culmination of a three-day education conference on the National School-to-Work Opportunities Act (NSTWOA) in October, President Clinton issued a memorandum calling for the creation of the National Task Force on Preparing Youth for 21st Century...
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President Clinton Announces National School-to-Work Initiative
At the culmination of a three-day education conference on the National School-toWork Opportunities Act (NSTWOA) in October, President Clinton issued a memorandum calling for the creation of the National Task Force on Preparing Youth for 21st Century...
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School-to-Work: Has It Worked?
When the School-to-Work Opportunities Act (STWOA) was passed in 1994, it was visualized as a comprehensive effort to help students better prepare for careers and college by providing work-based learning experiences. Six years and roughly $2 billion...
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State Update
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-Federal grants are to be provided for a computer technology center and adult job training program for the District of Columbia. On October 5, Washington, D.C. announced that it would be provided with $672,000 from the U.S. Department...
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Stw Successes
Yes, school-to-work works--most of those involved agree. But this statement is true to varying degrees in different areas. In some states, work-based learning is now an integral part of the educational system and showing quite impressive results. Other...
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Teacher's Toolbox
Teacher's Toolbox is a new department in Techniques designed to provide teachers with useful information, including helpful hints and links to beneficial Web sites. PROFESSIONAL POST Bayer/NSF Award for Community Innovation Middle-school student...
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Teacher's Toolbox
Teacher's Toolbox is a new department in Techniques designed to provide teachers with useful information, including helpful hits and links to beneficial Web sites. PROFESSIONAL POST Bayer/NSF Award for Community Innovation Middle-school student teams...
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Under Pressure!
An aging population and new technologies will require even more health care professionals out in the field. Are our schools up to the challenge? When President Clinton turned 50 a few years ago, his birthday was met with great celebration and fanfare....
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We Decide Our Future
Have you ever felt helpless? Have you ever felt that your future is in the hands of other people -- people who do not have your best interests at heart? I imagine most people have had that feeling during this excruciating presidential election that...
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What's New
RESOURCES Online Content and Curriculum Management Tools Designed by Bell & Howell for faculty, students and administrators at higher education institutions, XanEdu.com not only provides copyright-cleared material in multiple disciplines...
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