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. 83, No. 3, March

A Cook's Tour: The Journey to Become a Model: Culinary Arts Academy
[ILLUSTRATIONS OMITTED] In his book, A Whole New Mind ... Why Right Brainers Will Rule the Future, former White House speechwriter Daniel H. Pink emphasizes that "we are our stories." He states that "story" is one of six essential aptitudes that...
A COOK'S TOUR: THE JOURNEY TO BECOME A MODEL Culinary Arts Academy
In his hook, A Whole New Mind...Why Right Brainers Win Rule the Future, former White House speechwriter Daniel H. Pink emphasizes that "we are our stories." He states that "story" is one of six essential aptitudes that represent a pathway to understanding...
A Virtual World WITH REAL RESULTS
BY USING A PROJECT-BASED, COLLABORATIVE LEARNING MODEL, THIS PROGRAM TEACHES STUDENTS ABOUT BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY THROUGH TASK-ORIENTED COURSEWORK.A VISIT TO THE BASKETS AND BOUQUETS FIRM BEGINS WITH A STOP AT THE RECEPTION DESK where guests are signed...
A Virtual World with Real Results: By Using a Project-Based, Collaborative Learning Model, This Program Teaches Students about Business and Technology through Task-Oriented Coursework
A VISIT TO THE BASKETS AND BOUQUETS FIRM BEGINS WITH A STOP AT THE RECEPTION DESK where guests are signed in and then announced to the CEO. The space looks like a typical office, with a dozen or so professionally dressed employees working in their...
Building A Partnership with Industry: One Step at A Time
ESTABLISHING PARTNERSHIPS IS A FUNDAMENTAL COMPONENT IN CREATING A CONNECTION BETWEEN INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS, EDUCATORS AND COMMUNITY LEADERS.HAVE YOU TRIED TO INITIATE A PARTNERSHIP that abruptly ended following a series of starts and subsequent stops?...
Building a Partnership with Industry: One Step at a Time: Establishing Partnerships Is a Fundamental Component in Creating a Connection between Industry Professionals, Educators and Community Leaders
HAVE YOU TRIED TO INITIATE A PARTNERSHIP that abruptly ended following a series of starts and subsequent stops? Have you had a great idea that everyone loves but it never gets past the "talking" stage? Perhaps industry professionals and educators are...
Campaigning for Nursing's Future: ACTE Speaks with Andrea Higham, Director of the Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing's Future
ACTE: What is the Johnson &Johnson Campaign for Nursing's Future? AH: The Johnson &Johnson campaign is an initiative that we started back in February 2002, and its basic focus is on alleviating the nursing shortage in the United States right...
Change Is Good!
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] IT'S THE NEW BUZZWORD of the presidential campaign. Although it has been most closely associated with Barack Obama, when you listen to the candidates who are seeking to become the next President of the United States, many...
Change Is GOOD!
IT'S THE NEW BUZZWORD of the presidential campaign. Although it has been most closely associated with Barack Obama, when you listen to the candidates who are seeking to become the next President of the United States, many of them-Democrats and Republicans...
CTE Needs You!
FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO MAY HAVE ATTENDED THE SECOND GENERAL SESSION OF THE ACTE ANNUAL CONVENTION in Las Vegas, I was wondering if you picked up on the reference Ford Motor Company Fund's Mike Schmidt made to Daniel Pink's book A Whole New Mind--Why...
Enhance Student Advising and Academic and Life Supports
THIS ARTICLE IS PART OF A YEARLONG SERIES THAT WILL MORE CLOSELY EXAMINE THE RECOMMENDATIONS MADE IN ACTE'S POSTSECONDARY REFORM POSITION STATEMENT AND HIGHLIGHT BEST PRACTICES FOR IMPLEMENTING EACH OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS. TO ACCESS THE COMPLETE POSITION...
Enhance Student Advising and Academic and Life Supports: This Article Is Part of a Yearlong Series That Will More Closely Examine the Recommendations Made in ACTE's Postsecondary Reform Position Statement and Highlight Best Practices for Implementing Each of the Recommendations. to Access the Complete Position Statement, Visit WWW.Acteonline.Org/policy/legislative_issues/postsecondary.CFM
THE FIFTH RECOMMENDATION IN ACTE'S POSTSECONDARY REFORM POSITION PAPER IS TO ENHANCE student advising and academic and life supports. The availability of effective student supports can play a critical role in student enrollment, persistence and completion...
Financial Woes? Get Help!
THESE ARE TRYING TIMES FOR CONSUMERS as the American economy struggles with a housing and credit slump, job cuts on the rise, and fears of a recession looming. Many are struggling with mortgage payments, car payments, credit card debt, and all the...
Hocking College
Hocking College, a two-year technical college in Nelsonville, Ohio, offers a unique opportunity for those interested in becoming spa managers. Its spa management program is one of only a handful of two-year programs in the field. The school emphasizes...
Leading Edge
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.--Harry Emerson Fosdick AS RECENTLY AS A DECADE AGO, few could have imagined the world as we know it today. The changes in...
Leading Edge
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it. -Harry Emerson FosdickAS RECENTLY AS A DECADE AGO, few could have imagined the world as we know it today. The changes in overall...
Podcasting in the Classroom
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] AUDIO AND VIDEO STREAMING HAVE BEEN AROUND for a while now and have been used in education, but podcasting's increasing popularity is giving it a place in the classroom as a new teaching tool. According to Podcasting News,...
Podcasting in the Classroom
AUDIO AND VIDEO STREAMING HAVE BEEN AROUND for awhile now and have been used in education, but podcasting's increasing popularity is giving it a place in the classroom as a new teaching tool. According to Podcasting News, although podcasting has only...
Q & A: Campaigning for Nursing's Future
ACTE speaks with Andrea Higham, director of the Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing's Future.ACTE: What is the Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing's Future?AH: The Johnson & Johnson campaign is an initiative that we started back in...
School Spotlight
Hocking CollegeHocking College, a two-year technical college in Nelsonville, Ohio, offers a unique opportunity for those interested in becoming spa managers. Its spa management program is one of only a handful of two-year programs in the field. The school...
Showcasing Student Success
CONNECTING LEGISLATORS TO PROGRAMS in their states, districts and communities is key to successful advocating. One of the best ways to do this is to personalize the program by providing officials with stories about successful students. If you have...
Spa Manager
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] SPA MANAGERS ARE BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS WHO OVERSEE the operations at spas. They ensure that guests receive the level of service expected in such establishments and that the spa business is run efficiently and profitably....
Spa Manager
SPA MANAGERS ARE BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS WHO OVERSEE the operations at spas. They ensure that guests receive the level of service expected in such establishments and that the spa business is run efficiently and profitably. In very large businesses, there...
Thank You
ACTE extends a special Thank you to the sponsors and exhibitors at me 2007 Annual Convention and CareerTech Expo Their support helped ACTE n its mission to deliver a top-notch professional development experience. The Association recommends that members...
The Art of Web Design
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] The essential components to building a successful Web site are many times overlooked. There is a misconception that if an individual knows HTML or is a Web developer, an effective Web site can easily be created. In reality,...
The Value of CTE
CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (CTE) PRODUCES GAINS in academic achievement and earnings and represents a significant contribution to the education of America's youth and adults in preparation of a skilled workforce. An extensive body of research exists...
The Value of CTE
CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (CTE) PRODUCES GAINS in academic achievement and earnings and represents a significant contribution to the education of America's youth and adults in preparation of a skilled workforce. An extensive body of research exists...
WCCC's Cutting-Edge: COSMETOLOGY PROGRAM
IN THE 32 YEARS OF OPERATION, MORE THAN 600 STUDENTS HAVE COMPLETED [THE PROGRAM] EARNING STATE LICENSES. MANY HAVE GONE ON TO SUCCESSFUL CAREERS, AND SEVERAL AREA SALONS ARE OWNED BY WCCC COSMETOLOGY GRADUATESWith a mission to prepare youths and adults...
WCCC's Cutting-Edge: Cosmetology Program: In the 32 Years of Operation, More Than 600 Students Have Completed [the Program] Earning State Licenses. Many Have Gone on to Successful Careers, and Several Area Salons Are Owned by WCCC Cosmetology Graduates
[ILLUSTRATIONS OMITTED] With a mission to prepare youths and adults for successful careers, the Warren County Career Center (WCCC) in Lebanon, Ohio, has developed 28 workforce development programs, including a cosmetology program that is a premier...