Auto Collision Repair Partnership with Rubright Racing

Posted on Categories Academic/Technical Skill Integration, Business, Community, Workforce Engagement, Career Information and Exploration, Curriculum Planning, NOCTI Prep, Student Engagement

At a Glance The Collision Repair instructor at North Montco Career and Technical Center (NMTCC) established a partnership with local company Rubright Racing Enterprises to build a street legal drag car. Overview Through a partnership between NMTCC and Rubright Racing Enterprises, students in the Collision Repair program had the opportunity to build a customized car. … Continue reading Auto Collision Repair Partnership with Rubright Racing

CTE Instructional Coaching Resource Guide

Posted on Categories BCTE Toolkits, Case Studies, Reports, Career Information and Exploration, Postsecondary Transitions, Professional Development, Student Engagement

While Career and Technical Education (CTE) teachers are typically considered to be experts in their industry or field, they often join the teaching profession without extensive background or formal training in instructional strategies and practices. To support CTE teachers and to ensure that their instruction meets today’s high standards, many career and technical centers (CTCs) … Continue reading CTE Instructional Coaching Resource Guide

Applying Project-Based Learning in Engine Technology Program

Posted on Categories Academic/Technical Skill Integration, Project-based Learning, Student Engagement

At a Glance Students in the Vehicle Maintenance Tech (Engine Technology) program apply their learning through working on real-world projects that are linked to Program of Study tasks. Overview In the Vehicle Maintenance Tech (Engine Technology) program at Chester County Technical College High School, the Pennsylvania Department of Education Program of Study (POS) curriculum is … Continue reading Applying Project-Based Learning in Engine Technology Program

Protocol to Assure Special Population Students Succeed in CTE Programs

Posted on Categories Accountability & Data Use, Recruitment and Retention, Special Needs Students / IEPs, Student Engagement

At a Glance Beaver County Career & Technology Center administrators and staff created and implemented a Special Education Communication Protocol that addresses CTE and Local Education Agency responsibilities to ensure that students with IEPs or 504 plans receive the necessary services to succeed. Overview The staff at Beaver County Career & Technology Center (BCCTC) developed … Continue reading Protocol to Assure Special Population Students Succeed in CTE Programs

Flipped Shop: Machine Technology – Indicating a Vise

Posted on Categories Misc. Lesson Plans & Ideas, Student Engagement, Technology Integration

At a Glance At the Career Institute of Technology, the Machine Technology instructor used a version of the Flipped Classroom technique to engage and motivate students while teaching them a new machine procedure. Overview Career Institute of Technology (CIT) Machine Technology instructor, Jason Longenbach, developed and implemented a modified version of a Flipped Classroom lesson … Continue reading Flipped Shop: Machine Technology – Indicating a Vise

Enhanced CTE Project

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At a Glance At Greene County Career and Technology Center, a group of teachers and the administrative director implemented an SREB enhanced CTE project that engaged students and provided them with a meaningful learning experience. Overview A team of three instructors and the administrative director of Greene County Career and Technology Center (Greene County CTC) … Continue reading Enhanced CTE Project

Senior Graduation Project and Expo

Posted on Categories Employability Skills, Student Engagement

North Montco Technical Career Center (NMTCC) requires all students to complete a senior graduation project based on their technical concentration. The senior graduation project allows the student to demonstrate problem-solving skills, research skills, and independent work. The project also provides the opportunity for students to see multiple viewpoints, weigh conflict, and support views with credible … Continue reading Senior Graduation Project and Expo