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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Best Practices in Supervising and Coaching CTE Teachers | Origin: LC150 | New comment by Shareen Vogel

I learned that it really is not about focusing on the teacher, but rather, focusing on student outcomes that really matters. It is a coaches role to support the teacher and promote professional...

Building Alliance between Coaching and Evaluation | Origin: LC150 | New comment by Shareen Vogel

I really enjoyed the information around perceptions-- this could also be non-truths. There is a huge need to clarify what is being communicated, so that you can avoid conflicts in the workplace and...

Teacher Coaching in CTE Programs | Origin: LC150 | New comment by Shareen Vogel

I very much enjoyed the link to the video that talked about how to give and receive feedback. This will be useful in my day-to-day management with my team and also something I will share more broadly...

Teacher Evaluation in CTE Programs | Origin: LC150 | New comment by Shareen Vogel

It is important to have clear golas and have strategies in place for improvement. Relationships matter and being value driven and having clarity of purpose is critical to supporting our teachers.

Nurturing Soft Skills | Origin: LC130 | New comment by Shareen Vogel

Some effective instructional practices that are consistent with a nurturing model include providing ongoing feedback to students on projects and real world experiences that includes both positive and...

Federal Cost Principles | Origin: LC160 | New comment by Susan Leon

The cost principles simply make sure that money is being spent in an ethical, aligned way. Money should ultimately be used to support CTE students, instructors, and staff. The alignment with LNA for...

Measuring Soft Skills | Origin: LC130 | New comment by Shareen Vogel

Some additional measures of soft skills teachers might consider include having students peer evaluate each other.

Perkins Spending Rules | Origin: LC160 | New comment by Susan Leon

Perkins spending rules support the goals of Perkins funding. The bill and its associated dollars are to help support CTE efforts, so I see the rules to ensure supplanting isn't happening as...

Defining Career Behaviors | Origin: LC130 | New comment by Shareen Vogel

Some definitions that need more clarification include creativity, social facility and observation. These need to have more defined criteria in order to evaluate.

Why Soft Skills | Origin: LC130 | New comment by Shareen Vogel

Reminding teachers and staff about the importance of why learning soft skills is important will allow everyone to get to their own 'WHY' of being in the business of helping students be successful in...