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. 6, September

2001 - 2002 ACTE Business-Education Partners
These members of the ACTE Business-Education Partnership all have an urgent interest in your success as a career and technical educator. They are educators, suppliers of teaching materials, education associations and companies who are the ultimate...
A Student Project Helps Solve A REAL-WORLD PROBLEM
Foreground -- Gabe Guillen bread-boarding a new circuit for an 8-channel temperature reading device. Background -- Bradon Kanyid programming assembly code to allow accurate analog to digital conversations of data received from inside the extreme cold...
Back-to-School Health News
Influenza Outlook for This Year Influenza (flu) season in the United States is from November through April each year and causes thousands of deaths each year, mostly among the elderly population. Who Should Get Vaccinated? Recommendations...
Back-to-School Health News
Influenza Outlook for This Year Influenza (flu) season in the United States is from November through April each year and causes thousands of deaths each year, mostly among the elderly population. Who Should Get Vaccinated? Recommendations from the Centers...
Editor's Note
As we begin a new school year, we hope that it will also be the beginning of a new, more positive image for career and technical education. This month, we are looking at some of the programs that are working to "paint a positive picture" of career and...
Family and Consumer Sciences Education
About the FACS Education Division The Family and Consumer Sciences Education Division of ACTE has a broad-based foundation of persons who are dedicated to educating today's students for tomorrow's competitive world. Members include educators in:...
Finally: A Cure for the Skills Gap
As the strength of industrial stocks in the turbulent stock market suggests, manufacturing remains vitally important to the nation's prosperity. Manufacturing leads in productivity growth--the key to maintaining a New Economy marked by low rates of...
Growing Food on the Final Frontier
On the Shoshonne-Bannock reservation in Idaho, high school students (Ire working with NASA to experiment with the production of food crops in space. Together, this group of dedicated young people, their exemplary teacher and the strong support of the...
Growing Food on the Final Frontier
On the Shoshonne-Bannock reservation in Idaho, high school students are working with NASA to experiment with the production of food crops in space. Together, this group of dedicated young people, their exemplary teacher and the strong support of the...
Inside ACTE
Editorial and Publications Committee Judith R. Kreutzer, Fairmont TX, Chair Marilyn R, Jenkins, Prescott, AZ, Administration Division; Barbara L. Nicol, Marysville, OH, Adult Workforce Development; Bill Camp, beaver, WY, Agriculture Education Division;...
Know Your VP
After leaving school, Lynn Slater first worked as an insurance adjuster and then started a company that provided legal investigation and support services for trial lawyers. El Paso Community College recruited him to teach part time in their prison program,...
New Tech Prep Grants Available
Application Deadline is September 17, 2001 When Congress passed the new Perkins Act in 1998, it included a new program under the Tech Prep section that generated considerable interest among ACTE members. Until recently, the Tech Prep Demonstration...
One School. One Step
A South Carolina high school has designed a program to combat the negative stigma sometimes associated with career and technical education courses. Since its initiation, career tech enrollment at the school has increased by more than 30 percent. We've...
One School ... ONE STEP
A South Carolina high school has designed a program to combat the negative stigma sometimes associated with career and technical education courses. Since its initiation, career tech enrollment at the school has increased by more than 30 percent. ...
Online Refrigerant Recovery and Recycling Program from ASE
The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) has launched an online version of its Refrigerant Recovery and Recycling Review and Quiz designed to serve as a technological complement to the Institute's booklet program. Technicians who...
Our Annual Report Can Be Presented in Four Questions
First: Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the most postsecondary of us all? Is it the Technical Education Division, with 911 members involved in delivering postsecondary occupational education to credit students? Or Is it Adult Workforce Development,...
Painting a Positive Picture
Painting a positive picture of career education is everybody's business--from educators to other professionals to members of the business community. Even though career education is a priority in many school districts, still far too many people believe...
Painting a Positive Picture
There are educators and administrators across the country who are fighting to change perceptions about career and technical education by proving it to be a valid--and valuable--part of our education system. The world of career and technical education...
Partner Point of View: We're in This Together: Painting a Positive Picture
Painting a positive picture of career education is everybody's business-from educators to other professionals to members of the business community. Even though career education is a priority in many school districts, still far too many people believe...
President's Perspective
As I begin my term as president of this great Association of Career and Technical Education, I want to thank you for your support, your mentoring and your vote of confidence! It is a very humbling and awesome experience to be in this position. I will...
Study Finds Drug Treatment Effective for Teens
The results of a large-scale, four-city study on drug abuse treatment outcomes for adolescents were released in July. Based in Pittsburgh, Minneapolis, Chicago and Portland between 1993 and 1995, the study looked at outcomes for nearly 1,200 adolescents,...
Study Finds Drug Treatment Effective for Teens
The results of a large-scale, fourcity study on drug abuse treatment outcomes for adolescents were released in July. Based in Pittsburgh, Minneapolis, Chicago and Portland between 1993 and 1995, the study looked at outcomes for nearly 1,200 adolescents,...
Technical Education Division
Our annual report can be presented in four questions. First: Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the most postsecondary of us all? Is it the Technical Education Division, with 911 members involved in delivering postsecondary occupational education...
The Earning Potential of Career and Technical Education
A career and technical education is rewarding in many ways--one of which could be financial. A recent study examining the experiences of Milwaukee high school students graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) and the Milwaukee...
The Earning Potential of Career and Technical Education
A career and technical education is rewarding in many ways-one of which could be financial. A recent study examining the experiences of Milwaukee high school students graduating from the University of Wisconsin-- Milwaukee (UWM) and the Milwaukee Area...
When College Sends a Professor to High School
Medical Terminology and Medical Careers Courses Integration Students from India, Africa, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic are among those joining American students taking Medical Careers at Thomas Edison High School of Technology. Five secondary...
Working Smarter, Not Harder (Part II)
Last September, Sandy LaBelle wrote an article for Techniques that contained seven specific hints to reduce teacher stress and increase student responsibility. As part of our back-to-school issue, she has returned with seven more helpful ideas to make...