Current Issues in CTE
Curriculum & Assessment in CTE
CTE A655 3 credits CRN 71084
Developing Programs of Study
CTE A625 1 credit CRN 71082
Advanced Professional Experiences
Other future course offerings – keep checking this web site for dates and registration information:
Alaska Association for Career and Technical Education (AACTE) Fall Conference (1 cr., face-to-face) – This annual conference October 29-31, 2012, benefits not only AACTE members but anyone who is interested in career and technical education at both the secondary and postsecondary levels. Keep checking for updated information, or check the Alaska ACTE website(www.actealaska.org) for the most current information.
Building Student Career Pathway Portfolios (1 cr., distance delivered) - This course explores a process for teaching students in grades 6-12 to assess interests; develop an individual education and career plan based on interests, aptitudes, lifestyle requirements and projected regional workforce needs; and create a continuous, transportable electronic portfolio of student work that can be modified and updated. The course will utilize existing resources like AKCIS, WIN, WorkKeys and TERC that are available at no cost to Alaskan students, recognized and validated, and accessible throughout the state. This course is supported by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development Career & Technical Education Department.
CTE Teacher Externship (3 cr.) – Course is intended for CTE teachers who organize their own learning experience in a business with the outcomes of incorporating academic, technical, and/or employability skills into a learning opportunity for students; describing careers, skills needed, and employee characteristics expected by employers; and describing all aspects of industry related to the business host's industry. The two-week externship can take place over the school year, during school breaks or in the summer. A brochure and handbook with information about this course are included on this web site under Local Professional Development Options.
Additional Professional Development Opportunities
Alaska Staff Development Network (http://asdn.org/): Distance-delivered course on many educational topics, including technology use in the classroom, are available through the Network.
Association for Career and Technical Education (http://www.acteonline.org/professional_development.aspx): This national organization for career and technical educators provides links to professional development opportunities as well as a calendar of CTE events around the country.
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