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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) | High School | Culinary Arts | Family & Consumer Sciences

By: McKenna Garrison
March 23rd, 2023

You know the feeling. Sifting through resource after resource, trying to find the best curriculum to develop your students’ foundational culinary skills and build a thriving learning environment. With so many options to choose from, it can be overwhelming. We get it.

Family & Consumer Sciences | Hospitality and Tourism

By: Mike Cescon
March 14th, 2023

If you’re a high school family and consumer sciences teacher, then one course you’ve probably thought about teaching is hospitality and tourism. These popular courses do a lot to draw in and engage students, but to teach them well, you need the right curriculum for your classroom. 


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Digital Curriculum | High School | Textbooks | Culinary Arts | Family & Consumer Sciences

By: Mike Cescon
February 28th, 2023

Finding the right curriculum is critical to teaching your high school culinary arts course. After all, a strong curriculum will serve your students far better than a simple cookbook—instead, it will teach them the fundamentals, philosophies, and techniques behind great cuisine. 

Career and Technical Education (CTE) | Career Exploration | Family & Consumer Sciences

By: Team iCEV
February 15th, 2022

Family and consumer sciences (FCS) education has served as the backbone of life literacy education for decades, preparing students for a multitude of career opportunities focused on challenging students to think critically, problem solve and work effectively to solve real-world issues. Career exploration in FCS is extremely valuable to today’s students as FCS encompasses a wide range of disciplines that can lead to high skill, high wage and high in-demand job opportunities.  

Career and Technical Education (CTE) | Family & Consumer Sciences

By: Mike Cescon
January 26th, 2022

If you’re teaching your high schoolers how to cook professionally, it’s essential you have the right course material to train them. With strong lesson plans and activities, your students will thrive in the kitchen. With the wrong ones, they may find themselves floundering. 

Career and Technical Education (CTE) | Family & Consumer Sciences

By: Team iCEV
February 5th, 2020

February is national CTE month, and our team at iCEV could not be more excited for an entire month dedicated to spreading awareness about the value of CTE. In conjunction with CTE month, this week, we are celebrating FCCLA Week. Read this blog to learn more about FCCLA and discover some fun facts about the organization.