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The iCEV CTE Blog

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

Agricultural Science

By: Joshua Witherspoon
March 29th, 2023

Much like the natural ecosystems that make up the world around us, the success of your classroom and students depends on the structure and support provided for them to grow. 

Agricultural Science | Industry Certifications | Animal Science

By: Mike Cescon
March 22nd, 2023

If you teach a high school agriculture course, you’ve probably heard of the Elanco Fundamentals of Animal Science Certification. For many teachers, this is a key certification their students can earn to prove their knowledge and gain careers in the animal science industry. 


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Career and Technical Education (CTE) | Agricultural Science

By: Brad Hummel
March 15th, 2023

If you teach in a CTE agricultural education program, chances are that you've heard about meeting AFNR standards. But what are these standards? Who sets them, and why is it critical to satisfy these standards in your classroom instruction?

Career and Technical Education (CTE) | Agricultural Science | FFA

By: Mike Cescon
March 9th, 2023

If you’re looking to prepare your students for FFA judging events like dairy, poultry, or meat, you know it’s essential they have the best guidance possible to get the most out of their experience. 

Agricultural Science

By: Joshua Witherspoon
March 8th, 2023

The agriculture industry is constantly changing and evolving, offering unmatched opportunities for today’s students.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) | Agricultural Science

By: Joshua Witherspoon
February 16th, 2023

As an agriculture science teacher and FFA advisor, you understand and have seen the value students gain from being involved in the National FFA Organization. However, when tasked with dedicating an entire week to highlighting and celebrating the value of FFA, it can be difficult to know where to start.