Techniques

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Articles from Vol. 90, No. 8, November-December

CTE Summit Charts Future Course for CTE
WITH CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (CTE) VERY MUCH IN THE spotlight on Capitol Hill, the White House and across state capitals, it is easy to reflect on CTE's strengths: its successful track record of keeping students engaged in school and throughout...
Effective Professional Development for CTE Professionals
CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (CTE) professionals must remain on the cutting edge of their field by continuously building their knowledge and skills. And how do they do that? Through effective professional development. In order for decision-makers...
Faculty Brown Bag Sessions: Professional Development, Problem Solving, Collegiality
On Wednesdays around lunchtime nearly every week during the school year, Evin Fox, an early childhood education professor, can be seen walking to one of the most meaningful meetings she will have all week on the main campus of the College of Southern...
Inside ACTE
Visit the Credential Corner at VISION! The Credential Corner at VISION is a unique area of the Expo Hall that will focus on the credentials and certifications your students can earn through their CTE studies. The Credential Corner is anchored by...
Leveraging Partnership Expertise for Mutually Beneficial Staff Development
Background The Geriatric Career Development (GCD) program is a three-year college- and career-readiness program launched to address the existing and growing shortage of care providers in the senior services sector. GCD recruits high school students...
Literacy at Work in Missouri: Embedding Literacy Strategies into the Curriculum
While career and technical education (CTE) teachers are increasingly asked to embed literacy strategies into their classroom instruction, most professional development designed to address this demand involves a literacy expert sharing specific strategies...
Preschool Director
PRESCHOOL DIRECTORS OVERSEE THE STAFF AND ACTIVITIES AT preschools and childcare centers, ensuring such facilities meet state regulations and requirements, as well as educational standards. Their duties include hiring and training staff, coordinating...
Proper Planning for Success and Sustainability
OBJECTIVES, LEARNING TARGETS, FIELD TRIPS, FORMS, PHONE CALLS, questions, classroom management and teaching. Sound familiar? This is pretty much a typical day for a teacher. It is very difficult for someone outside the profession to truly envision...
School Spotlight: Chattahoochee Technical College
CHATTAHOOCHEE TECHNICAL COLLEGE MERGED WITH APPALACHIAN TECHNICAL COLLEGE AND NORTH Metro College in 2009, and the three became known as Chattahoochee Technical College (CTC). Today, CTC serves approximately 20,000 credit students annually at its...
The CTE Teacher's Voice-Making a Difference
ACTE'S CORE COMMUNITY HAS EMERGED AS AN IMPORTANT space, giving voice to career and technical education (CTE) professionals. More than a professional development program, the community allows participants to discuss, share and collaborate with others...
The Journey to a High-Performing Professional Learning Community
Valley Career and Technical Center in Fishersville, Virginia, is a regional career and technical education (CTE) facility that serves the cities of Staunton and Waynesboro, as well as Augusta County, in the central Shenandoah Valley in western Virginia....
The Teacher as Professional Learner: What the National Board Standards Say
COMMIT to students and their learning KNOW what to teach and how to teach it MONITOR and manage student learning THINK systematically and learn from experience BE a member of a learning community Teachers have to learn how to learn in...
Your Vote, Your Voice
From November 20, 2015, to 11:59 p.m. ET December 20, 2015, members of ACTE will elect officers for the following Board of Directors positions: * President-Elect: Serves a one-year term beginning in July 2016, followed by one year as president and...
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