Friday, November 24, 2017
Caldwell County High School's agriculture teacher J. Wes York works with members of the school's FFA Poultry team as they prepared for national competition. York recenlty was named as the 2017 ACTE Region II Teacher of the Year by the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE). Photo submitted

ACTE names Kentucky agriculture teacher as national award finalist

The Association for Career and Technical Education named J. Wes York, agriculture teacher at Caldwell County High School, as the 2017 ACTE Region II Teacher of the Year.

Get ready for National Apprenticeship Week 2017

The third annual National Apprenticeship Week is set for Nov. 13-19.

Iroquois High School hosts TRACK signing event

Five Jefferson County Public School students signed on to the TRACK Youth Apprenticeship Program during a signing event held at Iroquois High School.

Registration open for ACTE CareerTech VISION Conference

Join the premier annual gathering of career and technical education professionals at the ACTE CareerTech VISION Conference, schedule for Dec. 6-9 in Nashville, Tenn.

Barren County, WKU create recipe for student success

Barren County School District’s Nutrition Services Department and Western Kentucky University are collaborating to provide post-baccalaureate internship placements for WKU students.

Sign up for February’s Student Leadership Day

The 17th Annual Student Leadership Day for career and technical education students is slated for Feb. 13.

CTSOs working together to help their community

Unite to Serve is a statewide project designed by Kentucky’s Career and Technical Student Organizations to bring all career and technical education groups together to serve their school or community.

CTE programs can apply for Excellence in Action award

Applications are being accepted for the Advance CTE Excellence in Action Award, which recognizes and honors superior career and technical education programs of study from across the nation.
Sarah Raikes, a family and consumer sciences teacher at Washington County High School, gives ice cream balls to students as they prepare make fried ice cream in one of her classes. Raikes was named the 2017 Teacher of the Year by the Association for Career and Technical Education. Photo by Bobby Ellis, Oct. 17, 2017

Family and consumer sciences a perfect fit for Washington teacher

The 2017 ACTE Teacher of the Year has spent more than 30 years teaching students valuable skills and helping them become leaders in their school and community.
Brandon Davis

KDE’s Davis selected to lead national agricultural education group

Brandon Davis of the Kentucky Department of Education's Office of Career and Technical Education was chosen as the president elect of the National Association of Supervisors of Agricultural Education at the group's annual convention in Indianapolis.