As a career and technical education (CTE) administrator, you’re responsible for the successful operation of CTE programs. This group is for CTE administrators who aspire to discuss and master the competencies necessary for exemplary leadership performance. Group members share best practices, ideas, thoughts, reflections, and resources to support our teachers and staff with the ultimate goal of enhancing outcomes for our students, institutions, and communities.


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Teacher Coaching in CTE Programs | Origin: LC150 | New comment by VIctoria Sorg

I enjoyed the information shared in this module, as it helped me to create specific sentence starters for feedback statments.    

Teacher Evaluation in CTE Programs | Origin: LC150 | New comment by VIctoria Sorg

It is important to be cognizant of the experience of a CTE teacher (for example, if the person's first career was in industry) and the type of feedback necessary to provide support for growth for the...

Nurturing Soft Skills | Origin: LC130 | New comment by Eric Schneider

Project based and work based learning expereinces that allow students to engage with one another and with co-workers to complete tass and solve problems. 

Measuring Soft Skills | Origin: LC130 | New comment by Eric Schneider

Self-reflection, punctuality, attendance, work ethic, etc are all good ideas. 

Defining Career Behaviors | Origin: LC130 | New comment by Eric Schneider

Terms like citizenship, empathy, and self-advocacy are thrown around with abandon. They may mean different things to different people. In fact, the differences can be significant enough to cause...

Why Soft Skills | Origin: LC130 | New comment by Eric Schneider

Communicating the "why" involves developing and communicating a vision and rationale. Cear vision and rationale are important for driving any mission. 

Emergency Procedures / Actions | Origin: LC110 | New comment by Eric Schneider

The NIOSH CHecklist Model is a helpful guide for incorporating a formal safety checksheet. 

Facility Operation and Maintenance | Origin: LC110 | New comment by Eric Schneider

We take safety vry seriously. However, we do not formally schedule our walk thrus of the shops. We also do not have instructors check eachothers shops. These would be good staregies to...

General Safety Practices | Origin: LC110 | New comment by Eric Schneider

It is important to remember that the instructor will have the greatest influence over safety in the shop environment. I must insure that instructors are consisting following our safety procedures at...

Developing a Safety Plan | Origin: LC110 | New comment by Eric Schneider

Having a written safety plan that everyone has access to is a must. An accident will happen. Not if...but when. One of the rules we use at our school is that every shop student has to pass OSHA 10...