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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. 82, No. 4, April

A Career Cluster in Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
A PROGRAM AT GREAT PLAINS TECHNOLOGY CENTER IS NOT ONLY SERVING ITS COMMUNITY'S NEEDS, IT IS ALSO SERVING AS A NATIONAL PILOT SITE.When Oklahoma's Great Plains Technology Center began developing its Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security Cluster...
A Career Cluster in Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security: A Program at Great Plains Technology Center Is Not Only Serving Its Community's Needs, It Is Also Serving as a National Pilot Site
When Oklahoma's Great Plains Technology Center began developing its Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security luster in 2003, the National Partnership for Careers in Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security, the lead agency for the cluster's...
ACTE Board of Directors Election Results
The official results of the ACTE 2007 Board of Directors election have been received and verified and ACTE is pleased to announce the results as follows: * President-elect is Bryan Albrecht (left) from DeForest, Wisconsin. He is the president of...
ACTE Board of Directors Election Results
The official results of the ACTE 2007 Board of Directors election have been received and verified and ACTE is pleased to announce the results as follows:* President-elect is Bryan Albrecht (left) from DeForest, Wisconsin. He is the president of Gateway...
ACTE Seeks Winning Logo Design
ACTE invites your career and technical education students to submit their designs for the 2008 CTE Month logo design contest. Help your CTE students get involved by encouraging them to participate in this contest. In its fourth year, the logo design...
ACTE Seeks Winning Logo Design
ACTE invites your career and technical education students to submit their designs for the 2008 CTE Month logo design contest. Help your CTE students get involved by encouraging them to participate in this contest. In its fourth year, the logo design...
A National Partnership for Careers in Public Safety and Security
LEADING THE LAW, PUBLIC SAFETY, CORRECTIONS AND SECURITY CLUSTER IS AN ORGANIZATION THAT BRINGS TOGETHER PARTNERS NATIONWIDE TO SUPPORT CAREER DEVELOPMENT.A partnership of state, local and federal public safety agencies, secondary and postsecondary educational...
A National Partnership for Careers in Public Safety and Security: Leading the Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security Cluster Is an Organization That Brings Together Partners Nationwide to Support Career Development
A partnership of state, local and federal public safety agencies, secondary and postsecondary educational institutions, and professional and educational associations, the National Partnership for Careers in Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security...
Centered on Education for Public Safety
This month, Owens Community College will take its public safety and emergency preparedness training to another level with the opening at a new center that will have far-reaching benefits.(ProQuest: ... denotes obscured text omitted.)According to the...
Centered on Education for Public Safety: This Month, Owens Community College Will Take Its Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Training to Another Level with the Opening of a New Center That Will Have Far Reaching Benefits
According to the Ohio Association of Community Colleges, community colleges educate the majority of the nation's first responds, since more than 60 percent of all new nurses and nearly 85 percent of law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency...
Create System Incentives and Supports for Connection of CTE and High School Redesign Efforts
SEVENTH IN A YEARLONG SERIES, THIS ARTICLE MORE CLOSELY EXAMINES RECOMMENDATIONS MADE IN ACTE'S HIGH SCHOOL REFORM POSITION STATEMENT AND HIGHLIGHTS BEST PRACTICES FOR IMPLEMENTATION.THE EIGHTH RECOMMENDATION IN ACTE'S high school re form position statement...
Create System Incentives and Supports for Connection of CTE and High School Redesign Efforts: Seventh in a Yearlong Series, This Article More Closely Examines Recommendations Made in ACTE's High School Reform Position Statement and Highlights Best Practices for Implementation
THE EIGHTH RECOMMENDATION IN ACTE'S high school reform position statement is to create system incentives and supports for connection of CTE and high school redesign efforts. In many states and school districts, CTE leaders are providing the major impetus...
CTE Can Leverage Postsecondary Reform
I ATTENDED A MEETING RECENTLY THAT FOCUSED on states' efforts to reform American high schools. Despite the secondary school focus, much of the conversation centered on postsecondary issues. One government official in attendance noted that his state's...
Cyber Security: Are You Prepared?
IT IS A HOT I.T. CAREER WITH A BIG "COOLNESS FACTOR," BUT TRAINING SUCH AS THAT OFFERED BY OSU-OKMULGEE IS NEEDED TO PRODUCE THE HIGHLY SKILLED PROFESSIONALS NEEDED IN THE FIELD OF CYBER SECURITYDuring the summer 2002 term, Oklahoma State University-Okmulgee's...
Cyber Security Are You Prepared? It Is a Hot I.T. Career with a Big "Coolness Factor," but Training Such as That Offered by Osu-Okmulgee Is Needed to Produce the Highly Skilled Professionals Needed in the Field of Cyber Security
During the summer 2002 term, Oklahoma State University-Okmulgee's Information Technologies Division offered a one credit-hour network security course--which barely had adequate student interest to meet the institution's enrollment requirements. Today,...
Electronic Systems Technician in the 21st Century
INDUSTRY NEEDS CONTINUE TO EVOLVE, AND SCHOOLS SUCH AS EASTFIELD COLLEGE ENSURE THAT THEIR TRAINING EVOLVES TO CONTINUE MEETING THOSE NEEDS.WHEN EASTFIELD COLLEGE OPENED ITS doors in 1970 as part of the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD),...
Electronic Systems Technician in the 21st Century: Industry Needs Continue to Evolve, and Schools Such as Eastfield College Ensure That Their Training Evolves to Continue Meeting Those Needs
WHEN EASTFIELD COLLEGE OPENED ITS doors in 1970 as part of the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD), what was known then as the digital electronics program was offered as part of several technical-occupational programs at the college. Once...
Faculty Internships for Hospitality Instructors
INTERNSHIPS CAN HELP HOSPITALITY FACULTY BUILD INDUSTRY RELATIONSHIPS WHILE ALSO ENSURING THE BEST AND MOST CURRENT TRAINING FOR THEIR STUDENTS.Many hospitality organizations have structured faculty internships available or are willing to work with faculty...
Faculty Internships for Hospitality Instructors: Internships Can Help Hospitality Faculty Build Industry Relationships While Also Ensuring the Best and Most Current Training for Their Students
Many hospitality organizations have structured faculty internships available or are willing to work with faculty to provide individualized internship opportunities. Career and technical educators in secondary hospitality programs have not been targeted...
How to Tackle Tough Facility Design Considerations
WHEN MAKING DECISIONS ABOUT THE DESIGN OF YOUR FACILITY, THERE ARE MANY ASPECTS TO CONSIDER-FROM TECHNOLOGY TO AESTHETICS TO ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY.TO DATE, THIS SERIES HAS OFFERED INSIGHT on planning a facilities project, hiring professionals,...
How to Tackle Tough Facility Design Considerations: When Making Decisions about the Design of Your Facility, There Are Many Aspects to Consider-From Technology to Aesthetics to Environmental Responsibility
TO DATE, THIS SERIES HAS OFFERED INSIGHT on planning a facilities project, hiring professionals, delivery system options and your responsibilities as the owner. This month, we'll focus on some of the planning and design concepts you may be asked to...
Positive Reinforcement
REINFORCEMENT IS A BEHAVIORAL PRINCIPLE that describes the direct relationship between a behavior or action and the result of that action. Positive reinforcement occurs after a behavior and increases the likelihood that the behavior will continue to...
Positive Reinforcement
REINFORCEMENT IS A BEHAVIORAL PRINCIPLE that describes the direct relationship between a behavior or action and the result of that action. Positive reinforcement occurs after a behavior and increases the likelihood that the behavior will continue to...
Product Showcase
EQUIPMENTZeecraft a Maker of Quiz Bowl ProductsZeecraft Tech's products are ideal for learning and performance improvement at all levels, the company says. The products are used in a variety of ways, including in the classroom, extracurricular activities,...
Recruiting High School Students into Tech Programs
MAKING HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS AWARE OF THE OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE TO THEM CAN BUILD ENROLLMENT IN COMMUNITY COLLEGE TECHNICAL PROGRAMS AND HELP MEET THE NATION'S WORKFORCE NEEDS.INDUSTRY'S NEEDS FOR HIGHLY SKILLED WORKERS are not currently being met....
Recruiting High School Students into Tech Programs: Making High School Students Aware of the Opportunities Available to Them Can Build Enrollment in Community College Technical Programs and Help Meet the Nation's Workforce Needs
INDUSTRY'S NEEDS FOR HIGHLY SKILLED WORKERS are not currently being met. Six years ago, Ira S. Wolfe wrote about a looming crisis in manufacturing in his Business to Business article, "The Perfect Labor Storm," in which he warned that, in the 21st...
Researching CTE Student Success: A New Conceptual Framework
FOR CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (CTE) practitioners, researchers and policymakers to see themselves as central players in the emerging consensus regarding the changing future of public education, they must all come together as a new frontline to...
Schools and Institutions Observe CTE Month
This year marked the first time the entire month of February was dedicated to observing career and technical education. Schools and institutions across the country took advantage of this change by hosting celebrations that raised awareness about the...
Schools and Institutions Observe CTE Month
This year marked the first time the entire month of February was dedicated to observing career and technical education. Schools and institutions across the country took advantage of this change by hosting celebrations that raised awareness about the...
Stay Safe
WHEN THE TJX COMPANIES, OWNER OF THE T.J. MAXX AND MARSHALLS discount stores, recently announced "an unauthorized intrusion into its computer systems," thousands of holders of credit and debit cards were affected. Without a doubt, at businesses...
Studying in the Shadow of 9/11
A NEW DOMESTIC PREPAREDNESS AND SECURITY PROGRAM IS THE FIRST IN THE NATION FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS.The shadow of the Twin Towers will never again stretch across the streets of lower Manhattan, but the shadow of September 11 continues to loom large...
Studying in the Shadow of 9/11: A New Domestic Preparedness and Security Program Is the First in the Nation for High School Students
The shadow of the Twin Towers will never again stretch across the streets of lower Manhattan, but the shadow of September 11 continues to loom large both in New York and around the globe. In many ways, the events of that day are directly responsible...
Surgical Technologist
THE SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST PLAYS AN IMPORTANT role as a member of an operating room team. Also called "scrubs" or operating room technicians, surgical technologists assist in surgical operations under the supervision of surgeons, registered nurses or...
Surgical Technologist
THE SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST PLAYS AN IMPORTANT role as a member of an operating room team. Also called "scrubs" or operating room technicians, surgical technologists assist in surgical operations under the supervision of surgeons, registered nurses or...
Taking the Lead in an Emergency
THE EVENTS OF RECENT YEARS--FROM THE TERRORIST attacks of 9/11 to Hurricane Katrina to school shootings--have taught us some hard lessons. We know we have to be better prepared in emergency situations. School administrators are faced with the extremely...
Taking the Lead in an Emergency
THE EVENTS OF RECENT YEARSFROM THE TERRORIST attacks of 9/11 to Hurricane Katrina to school shootings-have taught us some hard lessons. We know we have to be better prepared in emergency situations. School administrators are faced with the extremely...
The Benefits of a Comprehensive K-12 Career Development System
IN LICKING COUNTY, OHIO, THE CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION CENTERS ARE PUTTING THAT QUESTION TO THE TEST.RIGOR, RELEVANCE AND RELATIONSHIPS-they are the three buzz words in education. Now there's a fourth: Resources. And the Career and Technology Education...
The Benefits of a Comprehensive K-12 Career Development System: In Licking County, Ohio, the Career and Technology Education Centers Are Putting That Question to the Test
RIGOR, RELEVANCE AND RELATIONSHIPS--they are the three buzz words in education. Now there's a fourth: Resources. And the Career and Technology Education Centers (C-TEC) of Licking County in Newark, Ohio, are among the institutions responsible for creating...
Training Meets Talent
AS THE PRINCIPAL OF THE FRANKLIN COUNTY CAREER and Technology Center (FCCTC) in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, I am keenly aware of the benefits of career and technical education. Day in and day out, my "hands-on geniuses" combine their academic talents...
Wes Watkins Technology Center
THE OKLAHOMA VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL Education Council has recognized Wes Watkins Technology Center (WWTC) as a Gold Star school. The Gold Star Award Program honors only those schools that meet a rigid set of quality standards and demonstrate exemplary...
Wes Watkins Technology Center
SCHOOL SPOTLIGHTTHE OKLAHOMA VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL Education Council has recognized Wes Watkins Technology Center (WWTC) as a Gold Star school. The Gold Star Award Program honors only those schools that meet a rigid set of quality standards and demonstrate...
Working to Strengthen FACS Programming in Indiana
IN HER ROLE AS STATE SPECIALIST FOR FAMILY and Consumer Sciences (FACS), Peggy Wild has helped spearhead change and the development of FACS in Indiana for more than 10 years. Wild develops the FACS curriculum, frameworks and teacher training in a "scholarly,...

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