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. 82, No. 3, March

A New School Keeping the Promise of Career and Technical Education
IN A CITY WITH A PROUD HISTORY OF CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION, THE LONG-AWAITED OPENING OF WORCESTER TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL IS MAKING SOME HISTORY OF ITS OWN.WHEN WORCESTER MASSACHUSETTS, opened the Worcester Trade School-one of the first vocational...
A New School Keeping the Promise of Career and Technical Education: In a City with a Proud History of Career and Technical Education, the Long-Awaited Opening of Worcester Technical High School Is Making Some History of Its Own
WHEN WORCESTER MASSACHUSETTS, opened the Worcester Trade School--one of the first vocational high schools in the country--in the early 1900s, it marked an important change in public education. Today the need for skilled workers is still industry driven,...
As One Chapter Closes, This CTE Leader Looks to the Future
AS THE NATIONAL DISSEMINATION CENTER FOR CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION CLOSES, ITS LEADER REMINISCES AND LOOKS AHEAD.FOR THE PAST SEVEN YEARS THE NATIONAL Dissemination Center for Career and Technical Education (NDCCTE) has been an invaluable resource...
As One Chapter Closes, This CTE Leader Looks to the Future: As the National Dissemination Center for Career and Technical Education Closes, Its Leader Reminisces and Looks Ahead
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] FOR THE PAST SEVEN YEARS THE NATIONAL Dissemination Center for Career and Technical Education (NDCCTE) has been an invaluable resource in the career-tech community. At the helm was Floyd McKinney who has had a long career...
Being an Effective, Engaged Owner during a Design and Construction Project
THE FIFTH IN A SERIES OF ARTICLES ON IMPROVING ENVIRONMENTS FOR LEARNING EXPLAINSHOW TO BE AN ACTIVE PARTICIPANT DURING THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF YOUR FACILITY.IN PRIOR MONTHS, WE'VE TALKED ABOUT creating a building project within the context of...
Being an Effective, Engaged Owner during a Design and Construction Project: The Fifth in a Series of Articles on Improving Environments for Learning Explains How to Be an Active Participant during the Design and Construction of Your Facility
IN PRIOR MONTHS, WE'VE TALKED ABOUT creating a building project within the context of an overall strategy for your institution; defining details of the project and budget; selecting an architect and a construction manager (CM); and selecting a form...
Biotechnician
THE BIOTECHNICIAN WORKS WITH LIVING CELLS, AND materials produced by cells, to assist in the development of pharmaceutical, diagnostic, agricultural, environmental and other products that benefit society. Generally working as laboratory assistants,...
Biotechnician
THE BIOTECHNICIAN WORKS WITH LIVING CELLS, AND materials produced by cells, to assist in the development of pharmaceutical, diagnostic, agricultural, environmental and other products that benefit society. Generally working as laboratory assistants, biotechnicians...
Connecting CTE to American Competitiveness
"HIGH-QUALITY CAREER AND TECHNICAL education can ensure America's future in the global economy through increased student engagement, the innovative integration of math, science and literacy skills, and by meeting the needs of both employers and the...
Inside Acte
Thank YouACTE extends a special thank you to the sponsors and exhibitors at the 2006 Annual Convention and Career Tech Expo. Their support helped ACTE in its mission to deliver a top-notch professional development experience. The Association recommends...
Manufacturing Success
THE SUCCESS OF THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY IS VITAL TO OUR NATION'S ECONOMY, AND CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION IS VITAL TO ENSURING THAT SUCCESS.Manufacturing is the engine that drives American prosperity," according to the National Association of Manufacturers...
Manufacturing Success: The Success of the Manufacturing Industry Is Vital to Our Nation's Economy, and Career and Technical Education Is Vital to Ensuring That Success
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Manufacturing is the engine that drives American prosperity," according to the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). When NAM and its research and education arm, The Manufacturing Institute, released the handbook,...
Minuteman Regional High School
MINUTEMAN REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL'S BIOTECHNOLOGY academy in Lexington, Massachusetts, is the first of its kind in the eastern United States that represents a new and emerging manufacturing and research area, The academy model is based on teams of academic...
Minuteman Regional High School
SCHOOL SPOTLIGHTMINUTEMAN REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL'S BIOTECHNOLOGY academy in Lexington, Massachusetts, is the first of its kind in the eastern United States that represents a new and emerging manufacturing and research area. The academy model is based on...
More Than Spinning Their Wheels
OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS FOR STUDENTS OF VINCENNES UNIVERSITY'S ADVANCED MANUFACTURING PROGRAM.Last fall, when Mastercam, the leading manufacturer of computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software, announced the winners of its IOF (Innovators of the Future) contest,...
More Than Spinning Their Wheels: Opportunity Knocks for Students of Vincennes University's Advanced Manufacturing Program
Last fall, when Mastercam, the leading manufacturer of computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software, announced the winners of its IOF (Innovators of the Future) contest, first. second and third prizes went to students in the advanced manufacturing program...
News Clips
"Plumbing, Then Political Science"-Boston Globe, January 21, 2007More vocational schools across Massachusetts are preparing students for colleges, and colleges like MIT are shedding a long-held reputation for steering students only toward blue-collar...
Offer Flexible Learning Opportunities to Encourage Re-Entry and Completion
THIS ARTICLE IS PART OF A YEAR LONG SERIES THAT WILL MORE CLOSELY EXAMINE THE RECOMMENDATIONS MADE IN ACTE'S HIGH SCHOOL REFORM POSITION STATEMENT AND HIGHLIGHT BEST PRACTICES FOR IMPLEMENTING EACH OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS.THE SEVENTH RECOMMENDATION IN...
Offer Flexible Learning Opportunities to Encourage Re-Entry and Completion: This Article Is Part of a Yearlong Series That Will More Closely Examine the Recommendations Made in ACTE's High School Reform Position Statement and Highlight Best Practices for Implementing Each of the Recommendations
THE SEVENTH RECOMMENDATION IN ACTE'S high school reform position statement is to offer flexible learning opportunities to encourage reentry and completion. True quality high school reform must include effective strategies to reengage and reconnect...
Preaching the Word: Career and Technical Education
SINCE 1862, THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAS passed legislation advocating the use of federal dollars for career and technical education (CTE). These federal legislations were and continue to be driven by social and economic reform. In the 21st century,...
Product Showcase
EQUIPMENTMilwaukee Introduces New Rotary HammersMilwaukee Electric Tool Corporation introduces two new rotary hammers for the 1" SDS category with an industry-exclusive Anti-Vibration System (AVS) previously only available on larger hammers. Both models...
Real-World Connections for Mt. Vernon High School FACS Students
AT MT. VERNON HIGH SCHOOL (MVHS) IN FORTVILLE, Indiana, students are working to better their school and community. Students in the family and consumer sciences (FAGS) issues/applications class, FCCLA (Family, Careers and Community Leaders of America)...
Release Your Passion
MARCH IS THE TIME OF YEAR WHEN HUNDREDS (WISH IT WERE THOUSANDS!) of career and technical education (CTE) professionals descend on Washington, D.C., and visit with their congressional representatives. For the past several years the message has been...
Students Soar at DECA's SoNAR Conference
MEMBERS OF THE CAREER AND TECHNICAL STUDENT ORGANIZATION DECA GAINED KNOWLEDGE, LEADERSHIP SKILLS AND INSPIRATION AT A CONFERENCE HELD IN OUR NATION'S CAPITAL.CAREER AND TECHNICAL STUDENT organizations (CTSOs) are an effective mechanism for achieving...
Students Soar at DECA's SoNAR Conference: Members of the Career and Technical Student Organization DECA Gained Knowledge, Leadership Skills and Inspiration at a Conference Held in Our Nation's Capital
CAREER AND TECHNICAL STUDENT organizations (CTSOs) are an effective mechanism for achieving the goals of education in the 21st century and No Child Left Behind. Through their hands-on approach to learning, CTSOs provide students with many opportunities...
Thank You
ACTE extends a special thank you to the sponsors and exhibitors at the 2006 Annual Convention and Career Tech Expo. Their support helped ACTE in its mission to deliver a top-notch professional development experience. The Association recommends that...
The Class Clown
HE MAY BE CHARISMATIC, ENTERTAINING and even gifted--but he can also be a real pain in the neck for the teacher. He is the class clown (and, yes, the experts say the class clown is most often a boy). As funny and likeable as he may be, the class down...
The Class Clown
HE MAY BE CHARISMATIC, ENTERTAINING and even gifted-but he can also be a real pain in the neck for the teacher. He is the class clown (and, yes, the experts say the class clown is most often a boy). As funny and likeable as he may be, the class clown...
The Malcolm Baldrige Award-And What It Takes to Win
ESTABLISHED BY CONGRESS IN 1987 TO ENHANCE the competitiveness and performance of U.S. businesses, the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award was expanded in 1998 to include education and health care. Among the 2005 winners were a public school district...
The Malcolm Baldrige Award-And What It Takes to Win
ESTABLISHED BY CONGRESS IN 1987 TO ENHANCE the competitiveness and performance of U.S. businesses, the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award was expanded in 1998 to include education and health care. Among the 2005 winners were a public school district...
The New Motto
A FASHION MARKETING TEACHER AND HER STUDENTS TOOK A NEW SCHOOL MOTTO TO A NEW LEVEL AND CREATED A CAMPAIGN TO HELP STUDENTS STOP SWEARING.WHEN BREMERTON HIGH SCHOOL (BHS) established a new school motto-"Respect, Responsibility and Safety ... is the Knight...
The New Motto: A Fashion Marketing Teacher and Her Students Took a New School Motto to a New Level and Created a Campaign to Help Students Stop Swearing
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] WHEN BREMERTON HIGH SCHOOL (BHS) established a new school motto--"Respect, Responsibility and Safety ... is the Knight Way!"--as a fashion marketing teacher, I saw an opportunity to develop a learning opportunity for my advanced...
Using Futureforce Nebraska to Shape Manufacturing Curriculum
EDUCATION PARTNERS WITH BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY IN NEBRASKA TO ASSIST IN THE STATE'S ECONOMIC GROWTH.Nebraska, like most states in the nation, is facing a critical shortage of skilled and employable workers. Business and industry want to grow in Nebraska...
Using Futureforce Nebraska to Shape Manufacturing Curriculum: Education Partners with Business and Industry in Nebraska to Assist in the State's Economic Growth
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Nebraska, like most states in the nation, is facing a critical shortage of skilled and employable workers. Business and industry want to grow in Nebraska and realize the road to ensuring success is a workforce possessing updated...
Workforce Development for Manufacturing
Despite rumors to the contrary, manufacturing is alive and well in southwest Ohio, and career and technical education is workinq to help businesses there meet the need for skilled employees.In a recent skills gap report, the National Association of Manufacturers...
Workforce Development for Manufacturing: Despite Rumors to the Contrary, Manufacturing Is Alive and Well in Southwest Ohio, and Career and Technical Education Is Working to Help Businesses There Meet the Need for Skilled Employees
[ILLUSTRATIONS OMITTED] In a recent skills gap report, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) noted some disturbing trends in the gap between the demand for highly skilled manufacturing workers and the potential supply. In summary, the...
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