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The iCEV CTE Blog

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

Career and Technical Education (CTE) | Funding

By: Joshua Witherspoon
May 25th, 2023

Since March 2020, teachers and students have continued to feel the dramatic impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on primary and secondary schools across the U.S. With issues like learning loss and the need for increased access to technology you may be looking for funding opportunities to help your students get back on track and equip your classroom for any challenge.   

Personal Finance | Middle School

By: McKenna Garrison
May 24th, 2023

If you're teaching budgeting in middle school, it's important to engage your students with age-appropriate activities. After all, your young learners are just beginning to discover the importance of proper money management and why setting saving goals and spending limitations can help them in the long run.


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CTE Career Clusters | Architecture | Construction

By: Brad Hummel
May 23rd, 2023

As a high school CTE teacher, you’ve probably been asked to teach courses in the Architecture and Construction career cluster. Even though these are popular careers, you might be unsure about what precisely this cluster entails. What pathways and jobs are involved, and how can you get your students excited about pursuing these critical subjects?

Career and Technical Education (CTE)

By: Joshua Witherspoon
May 18th, 2023

If you’re a high school administrator, you’re probably looking for a curriculum provider who offers curriculum and resources for a variety of Career and Technical Education (CTE) subject areas. However, with so many options out there to choose from and so many factors to consider, it can quickly become an overwhelming decision. 

Career and Technical Education (CTE) | Funding

By: Brad Hummel
May 17th, 2023

As a CTE educator, you may have heard that your school uses Perkins funding to pay for curriculum expenses. But what exactly is Perkins funding? Where does it come from, and who gets to use it?

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)

By: McKenna Garrison
May 16th, 2023

If your students want to earn a Microsoft Access Certification, it’s paramount that you have all the information and tools ready to help them find success. It can be frustrating, however, when you’re not quite sure what will be on the exam or how to best prepare your kids for it.