Welcome to the sixth issue of CTE Trends for 2010-11!
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Math-in-CTE Training Offered for
Instructors and Administrators
On January 14, Separate training sessions for Instructors and Administrators will be offered in Trinidad on how to implement the National Research Center for Career and Technical Education based “Math-in-CTE” Instructional Model. This model has produced impressive student outcomes in math and has inspired enthusiastic interest nationwide and in Colorado. Read more. .
Small Town Auto Class
Produces Real Pickups that Run
The auto classes taught by Swink High School’s Greg Wallin are truly hands-on and practical preparation for the real world of autos and the marketplace. “Our projects aim to produce a running automobile that looks good on a tight budget,” said Wallin. “Anyone can redo an old car for $30,000; we try to keep under $5,000.”. .Read more..
Colorado's Landan Schaffert Named Secretary for National FFA
A fourth generation family farmer, Landan Schaffert understands the fundamental importance of agriculture. For the next year, this Otis FFA Chapter member will get to share that importance as he motivates and inspires more than 500,000 fellow FFA members as the 2010-2011 National FFA Secretary... Read more..