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The iCEV CTE Blog

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

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?

Digital Curriculum | Architecture

By: Brad Hummel
March 7th, 2023

If you teach architecture in high school, finding the right curriculum to use in your class is critical. Whether you are establishing a new program or your current resources are no longer meeting your needs, picking the right CTE principles of architecture curriculum will set your students up for success in their future careers.


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Agricultural Science | Architecture | Construction

By: Team iCEV
January 11th, 2022

Preventing injuries and educating students about proper safety procedures are essential in every shop. We are excited to release a new series to update our current, and the most viewed iCEV lesson, Basic Shop Safety. While the new series is now available on iCEV, users can still use and find the original lesson. Learn more about the new series in this video.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) | Automotive | Architecture | Industry Certifications | Construction

By: Jacelyn Nesmith
October 23rd, 2020

As the construction industry grows, inquiries and orders are increasing for contractors. This sounds like a booming industry, but the only problem is the alarming lack of skilled workers available to fulfill these orders. For over a decade, the number of skilled tradesmen able to work in the construction industry has been declining.