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ACTE Regional Conferences
Don't miss the upcoming 2014 ACTE Region conferences! For more information,
of CTE. The deadline to submit a proposal
is March 7. Go to http://ACTEte.ch/
vision_cfp for more details.
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
org/awards) by March 1. Only ACTE
members are eligible to compete at the
Region level. To join ACTE or renew your
membership, visit www.acteonline.org.
For more information about the Excellence Awards and the new online process,
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
ACTE's CareerTech VISION 2014
Call for Proposals
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
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 www.acteonline.org/
live for a full schedule and to register.
Dates and times of sessions are subject to
Beneﬁt of the 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
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
ACTE Techniques February 2014