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The iCEV CTE Blog

The latest ideas, tips, strategies and trends for CTE teachers and administrators.

Mike Cescon

With past experience in teaching, a couple of degrees in writing, and an upbringing immersed in medical jargon, Mike is positioned well to hear out the most common questions teachers ask about the iCEV curriculum. His goal is to write content that quickly and effectively answers these questions so you can back to what matters - teaching your students.

High School | Personal Finance | Lesson Plans

By: Mike Cescon
February 7th, 2023

It’s all too common for high school students to enter adulthood without a solid grasp on personal finances. In the worst cases, this can lead to financial mistakes or disasters that follow students all their lives. This is exactly why it’s critical to have business or finance teachers truly dedicated to providing students with the financial education they need to succeed. 

Agricultural Science

By: Mike Cescon
January 19th, 2023

If you teach in a high school agriculture program, you’re probably looking for a solid animal science curriculum to educate your kids. After all, the right curriculum option can teach your students everything they need to know about animal behavior, anatomy, nutrition, and more. The wrong one, however, could leave them far behind others in the field. 


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Career and Technical Education (CTE) | Agricultural Science

By: Mike Cescon
December 22nd, 2022

If you’re looking for high school agriculture curriculum, you probably feel unsure about which option would serve you best. After all, there are several choices out there, and each has its benefits and drawbacks. 

Career Exploration | Career Readiness | Middle School

By: Mike Cescon
December 20th, 2022

When you introduce your middle schoolers to career exploration, they begin to see its relevance to their learning experience and start to connect their academics to career and college opportunities. If you interest them well enough, you can even equip them to make informed decisions on their future careers. 

Digital Curriculum | HealthCenter21 | iCEV

By: Mike Cescon
December 15th, 2022

Whether you started with AES or iCEV, now that the two systems are combining, you’re probably wondering what you’ve gained access to, and how you can use both to teach your health science classes. 

Business Education | High School | Marketing

By: Mike Cescon
December 15th, 2022

If you teach high school marketing, you know finding the best curriculum for your class is key to engaging students and meeting your course standards. With the right materials, you can give your students memorable experience that will open their minds to the possibilities within marketing.