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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. 77, No. 3, March

ACTE Achieve 100 Program. (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 recognize the...
ACTE Board of Directors Election 2002
This April, members of the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) will choose a president-elect for the association and vice presidents for the following divisions: Adult Workforce Development, Marketing Education, Special Needs and...
ACTE President-Elect
Name: Thomas N. Applegate Occupation: Executive Dean, Austin Community College Employment History: Executive Dean, Austin Community College, Austin, Texas (1998-present); Faculty -- Business Management, Austin Community College (1998-present);...
Adult Workforce Development Division Vice President-Elect
Name: Robert E. Scarborough Occupation: Director, External Operations, Adult Workforce Development Division Employment History: Great Oaks Institute of Technology and Career Development, Director, External Operations AWDD (7/89-present); Stacey...
Are You Teaching a Curriculum That Is Recognized by the Industry?
The construction industry recognizes curriculum that prepares students for a rewarding and productive career. As a contractor, I am proud to promote NCCER's Contren Learning Series. The Contren Learning Series is the only industry-recognized program...
Articulation Agreements ... Ease the Way
Articulation agreements can benefit students, participating institutions and employers by creating pathways of learning. Articulation agreements were once commonly thought of as agreements between community colleges and four-year colleges and universities,...
Articulation Agreements ... Ease the Way: Articulation Agreements Can Benefit Students, Participating Institutions and Employers by Creating Pathways of Learning
Articulation agreements were once commonly thought of as agreements between community colleges and four-year colleges and universities, but today they are also helping to promote coordination of coursework between secondary and postsecondary educational...
Budget Gloom
As the second session of the 107th Congress gets underway, it goes without saying that the legislative agenda will be affected in every way by the state of the world, both in terms of military actions, and the global and U.S. economies. Education legislation...
Budget Gloom. (Capitol View)
As the second session of the 107th Congress gets underway, it goes without saying that the legislative agenda will be affected in every way by the state of the world, both in terms of military actions, and the global and U.S. economies. Education legislation...
Calendar
MARCH 17-19 ACTE 2002 National Policy Seminar, Capital Hilton Hotel, Washington, D.C. The seminar is an opportunity for teachers, counselors and administrators to hear from legislators, government officials and other educators about issues that...
Design Careers Look Good on Paper and on Screens
DESIGN PROGRAMS ARE PREPARING THEIR STUDENTS WELL FOR THIS VERY FLUID INDUSTRY. Print media is perhaps one of the oldest forms of communication, but it is not just words that convey the message. The way the page is laid out using different fonts, colors...
Design Careers Look Good on Paper and on Screens: Design Programs Are Preparing Their Students Well for This Very Fluid Industry
Print media is perhaps one of the oldest forms of communication, but it is not just words that convey the message. The way the page is laid out using different fonts, colors and graphics can add to, or if done incorrectly, can distract from, the words...
Division Report: Marketing Education Division: Know Your VP
Pam Naylor is in the third year of her term as vice president of the ACTE Marketing Education Division. She is currently the chairperson of the Professional Development and Marketing Subcommittee and serves as board liaison to the ACTE Committee on Professional...
Editor's Note
From the initial concept to the finished product, career and technical education programs can teach it all. A brochure begins as a graphic design project, then progresses to a printed piece and will fulfill its purpose when it is used in the marketing...
Editor's Note
From the initial concept to the finished product, career and technical education programs can teach it all. A brochure begins as a graphic design project, then progresses to a printed piece and will fulfill its purpose when it is used in the marketing...
Guidance Division Awards, 2001 Convention
Membership Award--Utah The ACTE Guidance Division Membership Award is presented to the state that has had the greatest percentage increase in membership in the Guidance Division. Career Guidance Professional of the Year Award-Deb Rippy, State Department...
Guidance Division Awards, 2001 Convention. (Division Report: Guidance)
Membership Award--Utah The ACTE Guidance Division Membership Award is presented to the state that has had the greatest percentage increase in membership in the Guidance Division. Career Guidance Professional of the Year Award--Deb Rippy, State...
Hand in Hand: Competency and Recruitment
Attracting and retaining competent workers in applied technology careers is a challenge that is not so easily resolved. Many industries are meeting this challenge by developing competency and recruitment programs to appeal to the finite pool of potential...
Hand in Hand: Competency and Recruitment. (Partner Point of View: We're in This Together)
Attracting and retaining competent workers in applied technology careers is a challenge that is not so easily resolved. Many industries are meeting this challenge by developing competency and recruitment programs to appeal to the finite pool of potential...
In the News
A quick glance at recent headlines -- and where you can find the complete story For Blind Students, a Place Where Art and Life Skills Meet "When Cory Kadlik, a talkative 10year-old at the Perkins School for the Blind, visited a suburban Boston mall recently,...
Know Your Vice President. (Division Report: Guidance)
Judy Petersen is in her second year as ACTE Guidance Division Vice President. She has long been an advocate for career and technical education, specifically in the guidance arena. Petersen has served in ACTE leadership since 1995 when she became a...
Know Your VP. (Division Report: Marketing Education Division)
Pam Naylor is in the third year of her term as vice president of the ACTE Marketing Education Division. She is currently the chairperson of the Professional Development and Marketing Subcommittee and serves as board liaison to the ACTE Committee on...
Marketing Education Division Vice President
Name: Mae J. Laatsch Occupation: Marketing Instructor Employment History: Madison Area Technical College, Marketing Instructor (1972-present); Northcentral Technical College, Marketing Instructor (1965-1972) Education: MA, University of Northern...
Salute to ACTE's 2001 Mentors. (Inside ACTE: News from the Association for Career and Technical Education)
Our 2001 Annual Convention in New Orleans was made even more rewarding for 36 New Professionals attending their first ACTE convention. The first-timers were paired with individual mentors who volunteered to shepherd them through their first experience...
School-Based Enterprise
What is the STORiole? The DECA STORiole is a school store operated by the Marketing Management and DECA students at St. Louis Park High School in St. Louis Park, Minnesota. The name is a result of combining the school's mascot, which is an Oriole, and...
School-Based Enterprise: The DECA STORiole
What is the STORiole? The DECA STORiole is a school store operated by the Marketing Management and DECA students at St. Louis Park High School in St. Louis Park, Minnesota. The name is a result of combining the school's mascot, which is an Oriole,...
Schools Built on Toxic Sites
Front And Center The Child Proofing Our Communities Campaign was established two years ago as part of a nationwide coalition of grassroots groups working on school-based environmental health issues. In March 2001, its first publication, Poisoned Schools:...
Schools Built on Toxic Sites. (Front and Center)
The Child Proofing Our Communities Campaign was established two years ago as part of a nationwide coalition of grassroots groups working on school-based environmental health issues. In March 2001, its first publication, Poisoned Schools: Invisible...
Special Needs Division Vice President-Elect
Name: Virginia V. Turner Occupation: Related Vocational Instruction Coordinator Employment History: Robert S. Alexander High School, Special Education/RVI (1986-Present); New Teachers Institute, Teacher (1999-2000); Lithia Springs Comprehensive...
Technology Education Division Vice President
Name: Ronald F. Gonzales Occupation: Professor Employment History: Brigham Young University, Chairman, Technology Education (1977-present); Cypress College, Professor (1971-1977); El Rancho High School, Instructor (1968-1971) Education: Ph.D.,...
The Influence of Marketing Education
The changing way of life in America is a reflection of the development of marketing education. It is recognized that we have a marketing/distribution economy that has had an impact on the social fabric of the 20th and 21st centuries. Forty and 50 years...
The Influence of Marketing Education: A Look at the History of Marketing Education Shows How It Has Influenced the Education of American Students and How Its Concepts Are Still Being Utilized in Education Today
The changing way of life in America is a reflection of the development of marketing education. It is recognized that we have a marketing/distribution economy that has had an impact on the social fabric of the 20th and 21st centuries. Forty and 50 years...
The Printing Industry Presses On
With the advent of the personal computer and expansion of the Internet, it has become popular to proclaim "the printed word is dead." But this death-knell is far from the truth. The printing and graphic arts industry has been transformed-not replaced-by...
The Printing Industry Presses On: With the Advent of the Personal Computer and Expansion of the Internet, It Has Become Popular to Proclaim "The Printed Word Is Dead." but This Death-Knell Is Far from the Truth
The printing and graphic arts industry has been transformed--not replaced--by new technologies. The coming decades hold exciting opportunities for those entering the field of graphic communications and great challenges for those educating this new...
Using National Skill Standards to Meet Local Needs
Forum For almost a decade, business and labor organizations, educational institutions, community-- based organizations and public policy makers have been developing a voluntary system of nationally recognized, industry-validated skill standards. The...
Using National Skill Standards to Meet Local Needs. (Forum)
For almost a decade, business and labor organizations, educational institutions, community-based organizations and public policy makers have been developing a voluntary system of nationally recognized, industry-validated skill standards. The National...
Wanted: Passionate Volunteers
There is nothing stronger than the heart of a volunteer. Our nation, communities, places of worship, schools, hospitals and associations are dependent upon volunteers. Without them, these organizations could not afford to offer many of their services....
Wanted: Passionate Volunteers: There Is Nothing Stronger Than the Heart of a Volunteer. (Executive Directions)
Our nation, communities, places of worship, schools, hospitals and associations are dependent upon volunteers. Without them, these organizations could not afford to offer many of their services. Like all of them, ACTE moves forward by virtue of the...
Writing the Successful Computer Lesson
The instructor stands at the front of the computer lab, just behind his machine. The course is--let's say--a computer-aided design course intended to get students ready for a successful career. It is the first day of class. The instructor opens his...
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