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

Agricultural Science | Industry Certifications | Animal Science

By: Mike Cescon
March 22nd, 2023

If you teach a high school agriculture course, you’ve probably heard of the Elanco Fundamentals of Animal Science Certification. For many teachers, this is a key certification their students can earn to prove their knowledge and gain careers in the animal science industry. 

Career and Technical Education (CTE) | Industry Certifications

By: Mike Cescon
March 16th, 2023

Whether you teach middle school or high school CTE, you've probably heard a bit about industry certifications and are wondering if you should offer them to your students. But why are certifications important? What value do they offer, and how do they help students succeed?  In this article, you'll discover the top 10 benefits of certifications for CTE students. After reading, you'll have a better understanding of why earning an industry certification is important to an individual's education and career path. 


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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. 

Industry Certifications

By: Joshua Witherspoon
November 30th, 2022

Whether you’re a teacher looking to promote certification recipients or an individual looking for the best way to talk about your certification to prospective employers, knowing how to communicate the value of hiring an industry certification earner is extremely important. In this blog we’ll share iCEV’s infographic on 5 Great Reasons You Should Hire Industry-Certified Applicants. We’ll also discuss when and where to share the infographic to best promote the knowledge and skills gained from earning an industry certification.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) | Industry Certifications

By: Joshua Witherspoon
September 6th, 2022

In this blog, iCEV will share four tips from CTE educators who have found success in certifying students and seen the value industry certifications add to the lives of students and the workforce.

Industry Certifications

By: Team iCEV
September 1st, 2022

At iCEV, we are passionate about preparing individuals for the future. One of the ways we help train the future workforce is by hosting industry certifications on our testing platform. Industry certifications help individuals communicate their level of education, knowledge, and skills to potential employers or customers. They play an essential role in our increasingly knowledge-based economy, where specific skills and experience are in high demand.