Saturday, December 16, 2017

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.  

KACTE Entrepreneurial Contest accepting entries

The Kentucky Association for Career and Technical Education is now taking entries for its annual entrepreneurial contest.
About 2,600 high school students had the opportunity to meet with construction employers during the 13th Annual Kentucky Construction Career Days at the Shelby County Fairgrounds. The event, sponsored by the Kentucky Construction Career Choice Council, gives students the chance to obtain information about employment, construction registered apprenticeship offerings, and post-secondary educational opportunities. Photo by David Lawson

Kentucky CTE students take part in Construction Career Days

Students from across Kentucky participated recently in Construction Career Days, which give members of the construction industry an opportunity to engage with high school students in career and technical education programs.

FCCLA introduces the first Day of Service

Kentucky’s Family Career Community Leaders of America’are being encouraged to “paint their town red with community service” by dedicating one day during the week of Oct. 29- Nov. 4 to take action and make a difference in their community.

Applications open for the 2018 Excellence in Action award

Apply for the 2018 Excellence in Action award to showcase the amazing work of your Career and Technical Education students, instructors and faculty at the national level.

Sign up for Technical Upgrade Trainings

If you are a career and technical education teacher, here is a chance to learn new technical skills to help you build your program.

Kentucky educators appointed to MBA Research positions

MBA Research offers a variety of workshops, webinars, conference presentations and other professional development activities for business and marketing teachers nationwide.