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. 79, No. 4, April

ACTE Achieve 100 Award
ACTE ACHIEVE 100 AWARD The ACTE Achieve 100 program recognizes those schools that demonstrate commitment to the career and technical education field by ensuring all career and technical educators employed at their facility are ACTE members. These employers...
ACTE Member Is Named Insurance Educator of the Year
Marcia E. Allen, (above left) a family and consumer sciences education teacher at Murphysboro High School in Murphysboro, Ill., is the winner of the sixth annual James L. Osborne Insurance Educator of the Year award. Allen is a life member of ACTE...
ACTE Member Is Named Insurance Educator of the Year
Marcia E. Allen, (above left) a family and consumer sciences education teacher at Murphysboro High School in Murphysboro, Ill., is the winner of the sixth annual James L. Osborne Insurance Educator of the Year award. Allen is a life member of ACTE and...
Adult Workforce Development Division Report
Value of AWD MembershipOur professional organization is a national forum for gathering, discussing and disseminating best practices in adult workforce development. We enable our members to improve, stretch, exceed and maximize their effectiveness in...
Adult Workforce Development Division Report: Value of AWD Membership
Our professional organization is a national forum for gathering, discussing and disseminating best practices in adult workforce development. We enable our members to improve, stretch, exceed and maximize their effectiveness in keeping the U.S. economy...
A Passport to Success
When Ted Voegeli completed the culinary arts and hospitality services program at the Scarlet Oaks campus of Great Oaks Institute of Technology and Career Development in 2001, he did not plan to go on to higher education. He went to work at Hyde Park...
Business Education Division Report
Mission and Purpose of the DivisionThe mission of the ACTE Business Education Division is to provide support and information for business education programs in preparing people for the international and domestic workforce, furthering education, and understanding...
Business Education Division Report: Mission and Purpose of the Division
The mission Of the ACTE Business Education Division is to provide support and information for business education programs in preparing people for the international and domestic workforce, furthering education, and understanding She American and global...
Capitol View
"Here they go again - ACTE is asking me to contact my Members of Congress..."Do you ever wonder about our repeated calls for your assistance on legislative matters of concern to the career and technical education community? We mean it when we say that...
Capitol View: "Here They Go Again-ACTE Is Asking Me to Contact My Members of Congress ..."
Do you ever wonder about our repeated calls for your assistance on legislative matters of concern to the career and technical education community? We mean it when we say that your voices make a difference. There is no substitute for constituent contact...
Culinary Arts: Education for a Taste of Success
Career and technical education is serving up great opportunities for students in culinary arts programs across the country.A good meal in a pleasant atmosphere is one of the most enjoyable experiences we can share. Whether it's a romantic dinner for...
Culinary Arts: Education for a Taste of Success: Career and Technical Education Is Serving Up Great Opportunities for Students in Culinary Arts Programs across the Country
A good meal in a pleasant atmosphere is one of the most enjoyable experiences we can share. Whether it's a romantic dinner for two, a fun-filled event for the whole family or just a way to ensure a nutritious meal after a hectic workday, dining out...
D'Amico among Members of National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity
Carol D'Amico, who served as assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Vocational and Adult Education from July 2001 to June 2003, is one of three new members appointed to the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality...
Future Focus: Budget Woes Easing for Some States, but Others Still Face Steep Challenges
As many states continue to struggle with budget deficits, education programs at the K-12 and postsecondary levels continue to suffer cuts. Eleven states made cuts in K-12 education for fiscal year 2004, following nine in 2003, according to the Center...
Georgia's Central Education Center Identified as 'Model High School'
Georgia State School Superintendent Kathy Cox has identified Central Education Center in Coweta County as one of 30 model high schools in the country to be showcased nationally at the 2004 Model Schools Conference. The conference is part of the Bringing...
Hands-On Education, Hands-On Healing
Physical therapists and physical therapist assistants are working to improve the quality of life for those with health problems-and career and technical education is working to improve the quality of their training.The healing powers of heat, warm water,...
Hands-On Education, Hands-On Healing: Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants Are Working to Improve the Quality of Life for Those with Health Problems-And Career and Technical Education Is Working to Improve the Quality of Their Training
The healing powers of heat, warm water, sunlight, exercise and massage have long been known, which means that the roots of physical therapy can be traced back to ancient times. However, it did not become fully recognized as a profession until the 20th...
How Did Your School Celebrate CTE Week?
Pioneer Career and Technology Center in Shelby, Ohio, celebrated CTE Week 2004 with several different activities each day. Some of the highlights were the Mayor of Shelby reading the proclamation of the week over the school's public address system, a...
Illinois
The printing technology program at Mattoon High School in Mattoon, Ill., has been recognized with the 2003 Frederick D. Kagy Education Award of Excellence. The award was presented to the school for its exemplary demonstration of instructional leadership,...
Johnson & Wales University
Established in 1973 with only 141 students, the Johnson & Wales University culinary arts program now has nearly 6,000 students enrolled university wide, and in 1993, Johnson & Wales (J&W) became the first school in the country to offer...
Johnson & Wales University
Established in 1973 with only 141 students, the Johnson & Wales University culinary arts program now has nearly 6,000 students enrolled university wide, and in 1993, Johnson & Wales (J&W) became the first school in the country to offer a...
Keeping Kids in School: The Power of CTE
One of the critical goals of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) federal legislation is to raise student achievement. But before we can think about how to do this, we must first ensure that students are actually in school. Clearly, if students leave school...
Keeping Kids in School: The Power of CTE
One of the critical goals of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) federal legislation is to raise student achievement. But before we can think about how to do this, we must first ensure that students are actually in school. Clearly, if students leave school...
Kuwaiti Educators Attend Curriculum Development Training at Wisconsin Technical College
In an effort to improve education and training in Kuwait and other gulf countries, 10 officials from Kuwait's Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET) attended a curriculum-design workshop offered by the Worldwide Instructional Design...
Kuwaiti Educators Attend Curriculum Development Training at Wisconsin Technical College
In an effort to improve education and training in Kuwait and other gulf countries, 10 officials from Kuwait's Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET) attended a curriculum-design workshop offered by the Worldwide Instructional Design...
Learning with Less Time and Lots of Students: Layering Instruction in a Middle Level Technology Education Program
The Challenge Transitioning from instructional arts programs in middle school classrooms across Maryland has been successful through the concerted efforts of key individuals who recognize the importance of technology education in the public schools....
Lehigh Career and Technical Institute
Since its opening in 1971, Lehigh Career and Technical Institute (formerly Lehigh County Vocational-Technical School) has not only grown in size, it has also increased the scope of its mission and goals. It is now offering more than 35 areas of study...
Lehigh Career and Technical Institute
Since its opening in 1971, Lehigh Career and Technical Institute (formerly Lehigh County Vocational-Technical School) has not only grown in size, it has also increased the scope of its mission and goals. It is now offering more than 35 areas of study...
Lorain County JVS
Lorain County Joint Vocational School in Ohio offers job training and preparation in a variety of fields, among them culinary arts. The school serves high school juniors and seniors from the Amherst, Avon, Avon Lake, Clearview, Columbia, Elyria, Firelands,...
Lorain County JVS
Lorain County Joint Vocational School in Ohio offers job training and preparation in a variety of fields, among them culinary arts. The school serves high school juniors and seniors from the Amherst, Avon, Avon Lake, Clearview, Columbia, Elyria, Firelands,...
Occupational Therapy -Real Help for Real Life
Just living is an occupation. Young or old, people everywhere participate in daily activities that are the occupations of life. Growing, playing, learning, exercising, caring for the family and working make lives full and enjoyable. But when unexpected...
Occupational Therapy-Real Help for Real Life
Just living is an occupation. Young or old, people everywhere participate in daily activities that are the occupations of life. Growing, playing, learning, exercising, caring for the family and working make lives full and enjoyable. But when unexpected...
Oklahoma's Mid-Del Tech Center Meets the Electric Vehicle Training Challenge
The challenge was there. During a series of service club meetings, several businessmen had discussed a common problem of either having a few electric vehicles in their fleet or the desire to add electric vehicles or convert to electric driven vehicles....
President's Perspective
Has it ever bothered you that some people just don't want to share in the work of getting something done? Does it bother you when other people take credit for your work? Do you resent when others benefit from your work but they haven't given their...
Project Specifics
The Rolling Stock Car is a complete program of study for a semester-long, 6th grade technology education class. The class meets for 35 minutes every other day. In lieu of developing multiple lessor, plans devoted to isolated student outcomes, this...
Project Specifics
The Rolling Stock Car Project layers technical skills and academic competencies in an exciting unit of study for middle school students.Through the Rolling Stock Car Project, students in Mr. Brumberg's sixth grade class:* Study transportation and communication...
Why OT?: Two OTAs Tell about Their Career
Marie-Claude Flynn was a stay-at-home mom for 13 years. Like many working mothers, once she felt secure in the children's independence, she decided to go back to work."I took some temp jobs as a secretary (my former profession), and realized I really...