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. 


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Principal Kafele Talks about Integration of Academics and CTE | New bookmark by Dick Jones

Principal Kafele is a dynamic educator and former principal.  https://principalkafele.com. He spoke at the 2020 ACTE VISION conference.  He made a powerful example of why it is important to ...

Teaching Materials - Commercial and Open Source | New comment by Dick Jones

Career Solutions Publishers has a series of learning modules on academics in careers. It is called Hands-on for...

Teaching Materials - Commercial and Open Source | New discussion by Dick Jones

This discussion is to share teaching material available from other sources. This could include commercial sources and free open-source materials. Sharing items here is not the endorsement of any one p...

Why Workplace Writing is Different from School Writing | New blog by Dick Jones

Here is an excellent contrast of School Writing vs Work Writing.  This could be useful for students to think differently about the writing they do in CTE classes. This is from Career Solutions Pu...

CTE TAC PLC for Academic Integration | New bookmark by Dick Jones

This is the Google shared drive Professional Learning Community for CTE teachers.  This file for Academic Integration teachers includes sharing of lesson ideas and resources as well as recordings...

CTE Program Approval - Academic Integration | New discussion by Dick Jones

There are often questions about effectively developing crosswalks between CTE programs and academic standards as part of the state CTE program approval process. This discussion thread is an opportunit...

Defining of Academic Integrated and Specialized course credit | New bookmark by Dick Jones

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,...

June 22nd Virtual Collaboration | New bookmark by Dick Jones

Here is the link to the recordings and chat from the Virtual Sharing and Support sessions on June 22. You can find a copy of the brainstorming in the Academic Teacher breakout and  the recording ...