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. 3, March

ACTE Board of Directors Election
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 and regions: Trade and Industrial Education, New and Related Services,...
Alexander High School's Rvi Program
FOCUSING ON ABILITIES When one young student at Alexander Comprehensive High School in Douglasville, Georgia, entered the Related Vocational Instructional Program (RVI), she never imagined she'd cap her senior year with a first place trophy in a...
Alexander High School's RVI Program: Focusing on Abilities
FOCUSING ON ABILITIES Then one young student at Alexander comprehensive High School in Douglasville, Georgia, entered the Related Vocational Instructional Program (RVI), she never imagined she'd cap her senior year with a first place trophy in a statewide...
Career Reflections
Life is a Journey, Not a Guided Tour Have we as a profession of career, occupational, technical, vocational educators lost interest in the history and philosophy of our areas of interest? Are courses available in teacher preparation and advanced...
Community Clients for Allied Health Students
Ms. Bertie gave new meaning to the study of the neuromuscular systems for second-year Allied Health students at Picayune Memorial High School Career and Technology Center. A visit to this elderly woman whetted my students' thirst for knowledge as they...
DIVISION REPORT: Guidance
New National Centers Focus on the Dissemination, Research, and Professional Development for Career and Technical Education The new National Centers for Career and Technical Education represent some of this nation's premier providers of career and...
DIVISION REPORT: New and Related Services
Ohio's Career-Focused Education System Expands Options for All Students Expanding the options for all learners requires new ways of thinking, working and funding in regard to our current educational system. One way to address these new options is...
DIVISION REPORT: Special Needs
Who are we? What is the Special Needs Division? Special needs educators are those professionals working with students who have barriers to the achievement of a quality education. If you work with single parents, displaced homemakers, high school...
Earning & Learning
What do you call a program that helps ... ... transition people off welfare rolls ... move workers from dead-end jobs into skilled professions .... provide skill-based training to the economically disadvantaged ... unite schools, hospitals...
Editor's Note
In this issue of Techniques, we look at the role that career and technical education plays in filling the void that sometimes exists in the education of special needs students. Contributing writers Sandy Cutshall and Lori Crockett profile six programs...
Editor's Note
In this issue of Techniques, we look at the role that career and technical education plays in filling the void that sometimes exists in the education of special needs students. Contributing writers Sandy Cutshall and Lori Crockett profile six programs...
Education Bill Is Early Priority for New President
Getting off to a quick start, President Bush announced that legislation regarding elementary and secondary education is among his first priorities. He has outlined plans that include block grants and vouchers, issues that are bitterly divisive among...
Education Bill Is Early Priority for New President
CAPITOL VIEW Getting off to a quick start, President Bush announced that legislation regarding elementary and secondary education is among his first priorities. He has outlined plans that include block grants and vouchers, issues that are bitterly divisive...
GAERF Announces Launch of Career Focus Web Site
The Graphic Arts Education and Research Foundation (GAERF) has announced the launch of Career Focus, a Web site for current information about career opportunities in the graphic communications industries. Career Focus is the first step in GAERF's campaign...
High School Cosmetology with Great Style
At the Great Oaks Institute of Technology and Career Development, academics and cosmetology make a winning combination. When cosmetology is taught at the high school level, the academic basics cannot be overlooked. At private cosmetology schools,...
Inside Acte
News from the Association for Career and Technical Education Mentor Thank You! Thank you to everyone who volunteered to mentor the New Professionals during the ACTE Convention in San Diego! This new initiative helped first-time convention New...
In the News
Study Finds Errors in Science Textbooks "Twelve of the most popular science textbooks used at middle schools nationwide are riddled with errors, a new study has found. "Researchers compiled 500 pages of errors, from maps depicting the equator...
Is the New IDEA a Good Idea?
What does IDEA mean--not just to Americans with disabilities, but to all Americans? On November 29, 1975, President Gerald Ford signed the Education for All Handicapped Children Act (EHA). It was the most significant legislative effort that had...
More Than Skin Deep
At the American Academy of Hair Design, a job shadowing program is winning praise from high school counselors and industry representatives such as Pivot Point International. The highly successful job shadowing program at the American Academy of...
National Action Agenda on Children's Mental Health
On January 3, U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher released a National Agenda for Children's Mental Health which outlines goals and strategies to improve the services for children and adolescents with mental health problems. According to the report,...
National Action Agenda on Children's Mental Health
On January 3, U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher released a National Agenda for Children's Mental Health which outlines goals and strategies to improve the services for children and adolescents with mental health problems. According to the report, one...
New York's Elite Schools
Where Everyone's Learning with Information Technology For years, academic programs for children requiring special education--particularly those in residential public and private foster care settings--have received criticism for being inadequate,...
Opening Doors
Graduating high school and entering higher education can be a time of great excitement and change--a major rite of passage. However, for students with special needs, particularly those with physical disabilities, the transition to postsecondary education...
Perryville's Start Program
Making a Significant Impact After Just One Year in Operation Perryville Area Career and Technology Center, one of 57 designated area vocational schools in the state of Missouri, has been serving students from six local high schools since 1975. Offering...
Positive Results of Early Head Start for Low-Income Families
On January 12, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a preliminary evaluation of Early Head Start showing that children in the new child development program performed significantly better in cognitive, language and social-emotional...
Positive Results of Early Head Start for Low-Income Families
Front and Center On January 12, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a preliminary evaluation of Early Head Start showing that children in the new child development program performed significantly better in cognitive, language...
President Bush Unveils New Education Plan
On January 23, President George W. Bush announced his ambitious plan for sweeping education reform. The twenty-eight-page plan, entitled No Child Left Behind, emphasizes accountability and testing, two themes he stressed during the campaign. The proposal...
President Bush Unveils New Education Plan
On January 23, President George W. Bush announced his ambitious plan for sweeping education reform. The twenty-eight-page plan, entitled No Child Left Behind, emphasizes accountability and testing, two themes he stressed during the campaign. The proposal...
State Update
State Update features education news at the state and local levels. Readers are encouraged to send submissions to: Techniques, 1410 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314, fax 703-683-7424 or e-mail acte@acteonline.org. Michigan -- A Mt. Pleasant, Michigan,...
The Beauty of Cosmetology
With prosperity and the aging baby boomers creating a demand for cosmetology services, career opportunities in the field just keep looking better all the time. Cosmetology is a profession requiring artistry, practical knowledge and a high degree...
Welding Done Well
When Instructor Bill Boyer has a student with low math skills in his welding shop, he gets out a tape measure and asks him to measure a weld. "Then it becomes relevant to them," says Boyer. "The students need to know how to read this and apply it....

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