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The iCEV CTE Blog

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


By: Joshua Witherspoon
May 3rd, 2023

Finding the right curriculum for your students can be challenging. Automotive technology courses cover a wide array of subjects and have unique needs, only adding to the difficulty of choosing a curriculum.

High School | Automotive

By: Joshua Witherspoon
April 13th, 2023

If you’re looking for a high school automotive curriculum, you may be feeling unsure of which option will serve you and your students best. After all, there are numerous automotive curriculum providers, each with unique advantages and disadvantages.


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Digital Curriculum | High School | Automotive

By: Brad Hummel
March 2nd, 2023

As a high school automotive teacher, it's critical to have a strong curriculum that meets your standards. When your students learn with an up-to-date automotive curriculum, they'll be ready for the challenges facing them when working in the industry. But if they don't have the latest information, they won't be able to work with today’s cars and technologies.

Automotive | Industry Certifications | ASE

By: Mike Cescon
February 23rd, 2023

If you’re new to teaching an automotive course, you may be unaware of the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). As one of the most popular certification providers in the transportation sector, it’s essential you understand ASE and how it can benefit your students. 

Career and Technical Education (CTE) | High School | Automotive

By: Mike Cescon
February 14th, 2023

If you teach an automotive technology CTE program, you probably know how hard it is to find the perfect textbook for your class. With the right book, your students will learn everything they need to succeed as automotive technicians. With the wrong one, they may find holes in their knowledge that are difficult to patch. 

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.