This is a sharing and support group for English Language Arts teachers and CTE teachers working collaboratively to improve literacy and English Language Arts-related instruction in CTE courses and programs. It is an opportunity to share instructional ideas and lessons. Group members can raise questions and share ideas for increased collaboration, earning credit, grading, assessment, and issues related to curriculum mapping of standards for NYSED program approval.
New York State education regulations provide for students to earn academic credit in the CTE program when meeting certain conditions. Here is a link to the regulation, a comparison of the two options, and a video tutorial explanation.
Career Ed Lounge is embedded in over eighty professional development portals serving the career and technical education community. Performance Groups in the Lounge are integrated with related learning opportunities offered on these portals. With a few exceptions, Performance Groups are also publicly available to any member of the Lounge to maximize peer-to-peer learning and performance outcomes.