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Inside ACTE ACTE Regional Conferences Don't miss the upcoming 2014 ACTE Region conferences! For more information, visit of CTE. The deadline to submit a proposal is March 7. Go to vision_cfp for more details. ACTE Live ACTE Excellence Awards Are you a state award winner? If so, don't forget to submit your application for Region consideration on the ACTE Awards Portal ( org/awards) by March 1. Only ACTE members are eligible to compete at the Region level. To join ACTE or renew your membership, visit For more information about the Excellence Awards and the new online process, visit ACTE's online seminars are available to members as a professional development resource. These free seminars cover a variety of topics of interest to you. STEM Series With the U.S. Army Building on the success of our series on leadership, the U.S. Army returns to bring a look into STEM education and careers. How is STEM being integrated into CTE curriculum, and what are some best practices you can use to teach STEM in your classroom? ACTE's CareerTech VISION 2014 Call for Proposals EdTech The call for proposals is now open for ACTE's CareerTech VISION 2014. ACTE seeks thought-provoking ideas and best practices that advance the profession What are some of the technologies currently being used to engage 21st-century students in the 21st-century classroom, and what might be coming down the pike? Join 56 Techniques February 2014 this series to learn about educational technology, with sessions for both beginners and users on the cutting edge. Plus, stay tuned for opportunities to learn about education policy, the legislative environment, nontraditional students and more! Visit live for a full schedule and to register. Dates and times of sessions are subject to change. Benefit of the Month- CTE Month® February is CTE Month, that special time of the year to "Celebrate CTE Superheroes" and to recognize the role CTE plays in preparing youths and adults for successful careers! During this month, schools, colleges and technical institutions are encouraged to promote and increase the awareness of the importance of CTE for today's and tomorrow's students, educators and the nation.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of ACTE Techniques February 2014

Leading Edge
Classroom Connection
Leadership Matters
Capitol View
Q and A
Celebrating CTE's Successes
Celebrating One of CTE's Strongest Advocates
Hell Hath No Fury Like a Tornado Spawned
Rebuilding With Education
Making CTE Work Through CTSOs
The Power of CTSOs
A Recap of ACTE's CareerTech Vision 2013
Using Tests to Improve Student Achievement
Ground Source Heat Pumps: From Green to Gold
Inside ACTE
Career Curve

ACTE Techniques February 2014