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The AES CTE Blog

The latest ideas, tips, and trends for CTE, career readiness, business education, and computer applications teachers.

Kristin Savko

Being part of the AES curriculum team for over a decade, Kristin has experience in almost every aspect of the curriculum development process. She most enjoys problem solving, breaking down ideas, making connections for learners, graphic visualization, and typography.

NHA CMAA | Health Science | National Healthcareer Association (NHA)

By: Kristin Savko
May 26th, 2022

If you teach medical assisting, you’ve probably heard of the NHA CMAA certification exam. This is one of the most prominent industry certifications for medical assisting, which makes it a popular topic for teachers looking for the right certification for their programs. 

Digital Curriculum | Health Science | iCEV

By: Kristin Savko
February 14th, 2022

With the increasing importance of adding digital resources to the classroom, many health science teachers are looking for new curriculum options to support hybrid or distance learning.

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Health Science | National Healthcareer Association (NHA) | CBCS

By: Kristin Savko
May 13th, 2021

As a health science curriculum developer, we work with thousands of teachers who need to prepare their students for industry certifications every year. Many of these teachers are looking for ways to expand their offerings beyond medical assisting and CNA certifications. One of the most popular options teachers consider when expanding their programs is the NHA Billing and Coding Specialist Certification (CBCS). But did you know the NHA updated the CBCS exam in 2021?  If you’re starting a new medical billing and coding program or are planning your courses for next school year, you need to know the latest certification details!

By: Kristin Savko
August 18th, 2020

As a health science curriculum developer, we work with thousands of CTE instructors every year.