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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) | Funding

By: Joshua Witherspoon
October 13th, 2022

As part of its response to the coronavirus pandemic, the federal government provided a total of $280 billion for K–12 and postsecondary schools over three rounds of unprecedented investment into education. For perspective, $280 billion is 200 times the annual allocation for Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins v). The Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER I, II, III) portion of each of the three emergency response bills totaled $189 billion for a range of uses from education technology to building costs and staff salaries. While states and districts were given wide discretion on how to invest the money, there are time limits for the money to be spent.


By: Team iCEV
March 15th, 2022

EdTech tools help us meet the needs of our students in creative and fascinating ways. From hardware to software and online programs, there are vast options to use technology to engross students in their learning experiences. However, the cost connected with these opportunities is sometimes outside of the campus and district budget. There are many other ways to fund edtech tools for your classroom without using your hard-earned dollars. Below are three ways to fund edtech tools for your classroom.


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Career and Technical Education (CTE) | Funding

By: Jacelyn Nesmith
November 6th, 2020

During the fall semester, student programs across the country typically host various fundraisers to support their programs and activities. While community members want to support local programs, social distancing guidelines and economic disruption has impacted school fundraisers over the last year.

Funding | Health Science | High School

By: Christiaan Filoon
October 1st, 2020

Many high school health science programs are looking to implement digital curriculum in their courses.

Computer Applications | Digital Curriculum | Funding | Middle School

By: Alex Schultz
September 29th, 2020

As a computer applications curriculum developer, of the first questions teachers asks us is: How much does your middle school computer curriculum cost?  On this page we'll give you an overview of what impacts the cost of our middle school computer curriculum along with some general pricing information.

Funding | Health Science | Middle School

By: Christiaan Filoon
September 22nd, 2020

Adding a new middle school health science program to your school is an equally exciting and daunting task.