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. 87, No. 3, March

Advocating for Ag Education
IF YOU WANT TO REALLY FIGURE OUT HOW TO ADVOCATE for your students, your program and your profession, just spend some time talking to Idaho agriculture educator Shawn Dygert. His approach to advocacy has helped his local program grow, influenced how...
An Interview with Cindy Adams, ACTE's Teacher of the Year
ACTE: So how do you feel about being selected as the Association for Career and Technical Education's (ACTE) Teacher of the Year? CA: WcIK it's still really a little unbelievable. I just remember that at the conference I was surrounded by the other...
An Interview with Cindy Adams, ACTE's Teacher of the Year
ACTE: So how do you feel about being selected as the Association for Career and Technical Education's (ACTE) Teacher of the Year?CA: Well, it's still really a little unbelievable. I just remember that at the conference I was surrounded by the other candidates...
A Profile of School-Based Enterprises within CTE Disciplines
IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (CTE) utilize research-proven pedagogy. Pushing on relevance to arrive at rigor provides an opportunity for limited and perpetual duration real-world learning expe riences to be implemented...
Blue Hills Regional Grad Fulfills Dream, Becomes Astronaut
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2011, WAS, AT LEAST FOR MOST OF US, JUST ANOTHER DAY on the calendar. For Scott D. Tingle, however, that date marked the official culmination of a cherished, virtually lifelong dream of his--becoming an astronaut. It was a goal...
Career Changers' Journey into Education
FOR THE LAST 30 YEARS, I (Jonathan) was in the financial services industry, but was looking to do something different and more rewarding. With both parents being teachers, I always wanted to go into education, but never found the right time to make...
Career Readiness: Are We There Yet?
In. a second grade classroom in Grand junction, Colorado, 28 seven- and eight-year-old students sit in wide-eyed amazement as they learn that the water they drink, bathe in or use to water their lawn is not free to their family. "Not free, Mrs. Hays?"...
Career Readiness: Has Its Time Finally Come?
In 2010, the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) released a "What Is Career Readv?" definition. As the career-readiness definition explains, there is much overlap between "college readiness" and "career readiness," but academic preparedness...
Career Readiness Needs Your Voice
AS THIS EDITION OF TECHNIQUES MAGAZINE ARRIVES in your mailbox, the Association for Career and Technical Education (AGTE) will Ukelv be m the midst of its National Policy Seminar (XPSl The annual NPS event draws approximately 500 career and technical...
Changes under Way
THESE ARE INTERESTING AND EXCITING times for career and technical education (CTE). The ongoing (and increasingly loud) dialogue about the need for job training to fill the skill gaps, the evolving workplace needs, and the need for education reform...
College and Career Readiness: What Do We Mean?
The following story is based on that of a San Francisco Bay Area community college student. Maria thought she wanted to work in the health care field...mavbc she would even become a doctor one day. However, she was bored in school and Found it hard...
COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS: WHAT DO WE MEAN?-Maria's Story
The following story is based on that of a San Francisco Bay Area community college student. Maria thought she wanted to work in the health care field. . .maybe she would even become a doctor one day. However, she was bored in school and found it hard...
Cultivating Our Own: Helping Dreams Become a Reality
The phrase "I've always wanted to be..." can be heard from students across disciplines. As a career and technical education (CTE) teacher in the Health Science Education Division, I hear it most often during orientation at the beginning of the school...
E-Connect
WORKFORCE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IS ESSENTIAL TO CREATING SUCCESSFUL EMPLOYEES and building industries and regions. Career and technical educators can keep abreast of the latest trends and topics in workforce development with the following resources....
E-Connect
WORKFORCE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IS ESSENTIAL TO CREATING SUCCESSFUL EMPLOYEES and building industries and regions. Career and technical educators can keep abreast of the latest trends and topics in workforce development with the following resources.1...
Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist
ELECTRONEURODIAGNOSTIC TECHNOLOGISTS RECORD AND STUDY ELECTRICAL ACTIVITY arising from the brain and spinal cord. They work with doctors, patients and other medical staff, and their job may also involve obtaining medical histories, preparing and performing...
Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist
ELECTRONEURODIAGNOSTIC TECHNOLOGISTS RECORD AND STUDY ELECTRICALACTIVITY arising from the brain and spinal cord. They work with doctors, patients and other medical staff, and their job may also involve obtaining medical histories, preparing and performing...
Engage Online with Acte
Seen on the Blogs"I must admit to being torn on the issue of changing the current method that allocates Perkins funds. On one hand, my concern would be that local districts in these financial times might lack the resources to help put together a competitive...
From Shock to Action: Pathway to Success
Kentucky ACTE Defines Career Readiness; Measures Partially Adopted by State BoardCareer and technical education (CTE) is forced to be reactive. ? good example is the fact that CTE cannot prepare students for jobs that do not exist. Oui side forces create...
From Shock to Action: Pathway to Success: Kentucky ACTE Defines Career Readiness; Measures Partially Adopted by State Board
Career and technical education (GTE) is forced to be reactive. A good example is the fact that GTE cannot prepare students for jobs that do not exist. Outside forces create the demand for occupations and workers; CTE has to react to the demand. CTE...
How a Campus Culture Is Created
DOUG MAJOR, INCOMING PRESIDENT-ELECT of the Association for Career and Technical Education, believes a strong school culture can be formed intentionally. "Culture isn't something that just happens. Culture can be shaped and influenced. The CEO's...
Southeast Technical Institute
SOUTHEAST TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (STI) offers its students nearly 40 career paths to choose from, as well as Associate in Applied Science degrees, diplomas and certificates. Located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. STI consists of six buildings, including...
Southeast Technical Institute
SOUTHEAST TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (STI) offers its students nearly 40 career paths to choose from, as well as Associate in Applied Science degrees, diplomas and certificates. Located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, STI consists of six buildings, including...