ESC Region 12 CTE
Promoting College and Career Readiness for All Students
Welcome Back Newsletter
Welcome back to the 2017-2018 school year. I hope you had a great summer. Below is information on CTE updates, upcoming sessions and activities scheduled for the fall.

CTE UPDATES


Texas CTE Launches New Website
TEA's Career and Technical Education team launched the Texas CTE Resource Center website. The CTE resource center is th e central repository for free CTE instructional and supplemental materials and professional development content.The CTE resource center provides a wealth of helpful, refreshed instructional materials and  professional development content, aligned with the new 2017-18 CTE TEKS.



Texas Gateway and New CTE TEKS Training Courses
Great news! New CTE TEKS Modules are available in Texas Gateway. The New CTE TEKS Modules focus on each of the 16 career clusters, Career Development - Chapter 127, administrators and counselors, and TEKS implementation. Each module takes approximately one hour to complete and a certificate is awarded upon completion. Each teacher is encouraged to complete the TEKS implementation, Career Development, and the the cluster that they teach. Administrators and Counselors are encouraged to complete the Administrator and Counselor module.
CTE 
ACTIVITIES

HOT College Night
Extraco Events Center

Mark your calendar and share with your students. The annual HOT College Night is scheduled for September 25 from 6-8 p.m. at the Extraco Events Center in the Exhibits Building (second building to your right when you ener through the Main Entrance) 4601 Bosque Blvd., Waco, TX. Have students Pre-register at http://www.gotocollegefairs.com
Cen-Tex College Night
Bell County Expo Center

Mark your calendar and share with your students. The annual Cen-Tex College Night is scheduled for September 28 from 6-8 p.m. at the Bell County Expo Center, 301 W. Loop 121, Belton, TX. Sixteen area high schools will join together to bring students and their families to this exciting event.

Have students Pre-register at http://www.gotocollegefairs.com/
For questions contact Nancy Preston at nancy.preston@tisd.org
City of Waco STEAM Day
Waco Convention Center

Mark your calendar for the City of Waco STEAM day on Tuesday, October 11th from 8-2 p.m.
The goal is to inspire middle and high school students to pursue careers in our community in Science, Technology, Engineering, Architecture, Art and Mathematics.
For more information please contact ESC Region 12 at 254-297-1257 or  City of Waco at 
254-750-5440.

CTE SESSIONS

CTE 101
for new directors
Session #126437  9/7/17
This session is for new or next to new CTE teachers, counselors or administrators.

Quarterly CTE Director Meeting
Session #126442  9/26/17
This session is for CTE directors, CTE department chairs, counselors or CTE liasions.
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Real Care Baby
Workshop
Session #126452 10/5/17
This session is for family and consumer science teachers to help enhance their child development program.
Career Cruising
Session #126454   10/13/17
Overview of the complete guidance system for teachers and counselors

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CTE PEIMS
Session #126455   10/19/17
CTE PEIMS and Data Integrity workshop for CTE directors and administrators

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Grad Planning
Session #126456 10/27/17
Creating personal graduation plans and helping students choose endorsements

Register Now
MARK YOU CALENDARS
iCEV Teacher Training
Setpember 21st

The iCEV teacher training professional development consists of ensuring educators have the knowledge to successfully use iCEV in any classroom situation. From understanding how the program operates to best practices for using technology and media in the classroom, our professional development will provide teachers the tools to succeed with this new classroom resource.

Instructor: Rick Fleming, Mark Johnson from CEV Multimedia
Sign up for the morning (9:00-11:00) or afternoon session (1:00-3:00)

            Morning Sessioin Register Now                                     Afternoon Session Register Now

 

BRING CODING TO YOUR STUDENTS
Vidcode is the most engaging curriculum and learning environment to teach students how to code. Vidcode is a curriculum based platform that provides 
a ccessible and engaging  creative projects.  Vidcode provides a pathway to competency in computer science, from a foundational creative coding course to an advanced college-level AP Computer course. 

For more information contact Ted Robinson
ted@vidcode.io
909 917-4669
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