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For internships, what tactics do you employ to recruit industry hosts?

It’s officially October, so let’s check-in and see how the start of the school year is going for everyone. What’s been some wins you’ve experienced thus far? Any concerns?

At the beginning of the school year, we ALWAYS find at least one scholar that “doesn’t have an interest in this field”, how do you work with that student now that they’re in your class?

Deuteronomy 25:4

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Does you district/school offer any professional development opportunities for you to enhance you Technical Trade Skills? If yes, what does that look like? If not, what would the experience need to loo… more

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How is your school district approaching vaccine mandates?

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How do you keep track of the WBL activities you set up for students? Are you using notes, a spreadsheet, database system, etc.?

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What are your thoughts on firm deadlines for assignments? During COVID I gave them until the end of the 9-weeks without penalty. Not so sure I'll do it now that were back in class.

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As the new school year arrives, what is something new you’re bringing to the student experience?

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What resources do you use to add play to your classes?

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If you want to move up and because a CTE Director (or other CTE positions), are there any prerequisites to make that transition?

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Do you use an actual textbook for your courses? Why or why not? If not, what do you use instead?

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Would you consider yourself more of a generalist or specialist in your field? Which do you think is better for teaching a CTE program?

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If you could automate one thing about your work, what would it be?

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Our department is having a difficult time building our programs. Admin takes us for granted and doesn’t include us in any of the planning. I have a few ideas that I hope will help, but could use some … more

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Does your state/district have policies on work-based learning (e.g. activities that count to a threshold, allowed types, grant funded, etc.)?

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If Alumni come back to the school, what type of messages do they share with you about your program? Hindsight is 20/20 after all.

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Does your CTE program offer summer opportunities? If so, what do you have planned?

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As we are graduating our scholars, what piece of advice do you give to them as they head forward?

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What is one cool piece of equipment that you want for your classroom?

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Hi! I am currently an Early Childhood Teacher, but I am interested in becoming an Early Childhood Education instructor at a technical high school. It will be a big jump from teaching K to teaching hig… more

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Does your program have a specific dress code for scholars to work in the “shop”? What are the requirements?

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Where does the bulk of your budget come from? Perkins? How do you supplement anything your budget can’t afford?

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How does your program/school handle internships? (Prerequisites, paid/unpaid, duration (hours), paperwork, etc.)

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If you do, how do you setup sustained mentoring between your scholars and industry professionals? If not, what obstacles stand in your way?

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Does your district have a mechanism for certification of an administrator for CTE specifically? Some US states do, others don’t.

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How does your school or district celebrate CTE? How could they do a better job?

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Are there any good short instructional videos for Google Docs and Slides? A 6th grader today asked how to center a title...they supposedly have been using this since 4th grade...

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Have you ever set up any mentoring opportunities for your students with industry partners? Have you considered solutions like iMentor?

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Has anyone used Edgefactor in your CTE classes? If so, how did you and the students like it? It seems pretty cool, especially for being a free site to use.

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What do you wish policy makers would consult CTE teachers on?

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Does anyone have trouble with businesses that don’t want your program money? I’ve found some items that I would like for my classes, but the vendor does not send W-9s and only allows payment by credit… more

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Happy CTE Month! Thank you for making a difference!

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How do you continue to grow your specific industry technical skills (self-study, side business, coursework, etc.)?

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Are there any wood shop teachers out there?

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For whatever reason, do you have a requirement for students to reach a threshold of a certain amount of Work-Based Learning hours? If so, what counts towards those hours?

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