Penn State University: Drive CTE Podcasts

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At a Glance Drive CTE podcasts explore topics aimed to help instructors, counselors, and administrators improve Career and Technical Education (CTE) in middle, secondary, and post-secondary schools. The recordings feature research and expert practitioners who offer advice, best practices, and lessons learned on different topics each month. Description The podcasts were created for CTE instructors, … Continue reading Penn State University: Drive CTE Podcasts

Pittsburgh Public Schools: Equitable Access Practices to Support English Language Learners

Posted on Categories English Learners, Special Populations

At a Glance Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) Career and Technical Education (CTE) division strives to ensure equitable access to all 16 CTE programs for all students regardless of gender, race, disability or any other special populations category. Two specific ways we have done this is through creating virtual tours of all 16 programs on our … Continue reading Pittsburgh Public Schools: Equitable Access Practices to Support English Language Learners

Chester County Technical College High School – Pennocks Bridge: Successful Practices to Serve the Needs of ESL Students

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At a Glance The identified English as a Second Language (ESL) career and technical students at Chester County Technical College High School – Pennocks Bridge are supported from the time they make application through to graduation through structured support activities. The 60-80 students that are served annually are completers of their Career and Technical Education … Continue reading Chester County Technical College High School – Pennocks Bridge: Successful Practices to Serve the Needs of ESL Students

York County School of Technology: Linking Life Skill Students with CTE Programs that Align with Their Interests and Skills

Posted on Categories Individuals with Disabilities, Special Populations

At a Glance The YTECH-X program at the York County School of Technology (York Tech) offers life skill students from 14 school districts in York County the opportunity to attend York Tech in 11th grade and experience six different technical programs for three weeks at a time. The students then select one of the technical … Continue reading York County School of Technology: Linking Life Skill Students with CTE Programs that Align with Their Interests and Skills

Venango Technology Center: Multiple Tiered System of Support (MTSS)

Posted on Categories Crosscutting Strategies, Special Populations

At a Glance Venango Technology Center (VTC) uses a Multiple Tiered System of Support (MTSS) to proactively implement interventions for students who face barriers to learning. Description VTC administrators and faculty recognize the importance of supporting at-risk students and providing them the resources and tools they need to overcome challenges. However, their usual efforts to … Continue reading Venango Technology Center: Multiple Tiered System of Support (MTSS)

SUN Area Technical Institute:  Student Awareness Team

Posted on Categories Crosscutting Strategies, Individuals with Disabilities, Special Populations

At a Glance The Student Awareness Team at SUN Area Technical Institute (SUN Tech) identifies students who are struggling and proactively provides resources and support to address their specific barriers to learning. Description Established at the start of the 2019-2020 school year, the Student Awareness Team at SUN Tech identifies students who may be facing … Continue reading SUN Area Technical Institute:  Student Awareness Team