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Career and Technical Education (CTE) | Health Science

What to Know About Accreditation for Your Health Science Program

By: Laura Posey
July 1st, 2021

As a health science curriculum developer, we regularly speak with teachers who are adding new certifications to their pathway. When implementing new health science certifications, these teachers often ask us questions such as: “Is HealthCenter21 accredited?” and “How do I get my course accredited?” While many accredited health science programs use our HealthCenter21 curriculum to prepare their students for certification exams, AES is not a certifying body and cannot award accreditation to CTE programs. But don’t worry - that doesn’t mean we can’t help you!

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Career and Technical Education (CTE) | CTE Teachers | Teacher Retention

Effective Health Science Teacher Retention Strategies from a Former Educator

By: Heather Thomas
April 20th, 2021

Have you ever had a health science instructor go back to the industry in the middle of the school year? Do you wish you could have better retention of your health science teachers? You’re not alone. An administrator in Texas recently told me that within the first two weeks of school every year, they’ll see a handful of health science instructors quit and go back to the industry. This is hugely disruptive to their students’ learning and often results in the administrator scrambling to cover the classes. Like this administrator, your new teachers are optimistic and excited about their new career path, and you want to help them have a good start to the year. But what can you do to make that happen?

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Keeping Students Engaged in CTE: Part 1

Do you struggle to keep your students engaged during your lessons?

Download this free eBook to learn the Do's & Dont's of Student Engagement.

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Career and Technical Education (CTE)

3 Best Video Tools for CTE Teachers

By: Emma Stanton
March 25th, 2021

Are you struggling to maintain a connection with students during hybrid or remote learning? Do you want to incorporate videos as another way to increase engagement in your classes?  If so, you’re in the right place.

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Career and Technical Education (CTE) | CTE Career Clusters

What Is a Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO)?

By: Bri Stauffer
March 2nd, 2021

Are you new to teaching in a career and technical education (CTE) program? If so, you've likely heard the phrase 'CTSO' and are wondering what it means and how it impacts your students.

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Career and Technical Education (CTE) | CTE Month

The 5 Best Ways to Celebrate CTE Month 2021

By: Bri Stauffer
January 29th, 2021

As a career and technical education (CTE) teacher, you know the importance of preparing students for the workforce — no matter which CTE career cluster or pathway they follow. But how do you express that importance to your students, school, and community? That’s where CTE Month comes in!

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Career and Technical Education (CTE) | CTE Month

What (and When) Is CTE Month 2021?

By: Chris Zook
January 21st, 2021

Career and technical education (CTE) is quickly becoming the hottest topic in education news throughout the United States.

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