ACTE Techniques January 2012 : Page 56

INSIDE AC t E At NPS, you will receive the very latest information about the budget debates and other federal and national issues affecting CTE, as well as everything you need to make the case to Capitol Hill that CTE works. Join us by registering today! Download Presentations from the aCTE annual Convention If you missed the 2011 ACTE Annual Convention, or if you are interested in refreshing your memory about a session you enjoyed, you can download slides and handouts at conventionsessions11.aspx . aCTE Online Learning This winter and spring, ACTE will be hosting Webinars on a variety of topics, including an event about CTE program return on investment, and more sessions focused on industry certifications. Past events are available to watch as archived recordings. Webinars are free and many are open only to members. The opportu-nity to earn certificates of attendance to present to your professional development or continuing education adviser is an added bonus. Participate at www. . school tour for your local legislators. ACTE has many ideas to help you plan and promote these activities at www.CTEmonth. com . We also have products to enhance your CTE Month promotions as well as student-produced video public service announcements that you can share to reinforce the message of CTE Month—CTE: Careers Through Education! CareerSafe Contest CareerSafe is sponsoring a National Youth Safety Video contest; the win-ning students will receive up to a $2,500 scholarship and each student’s school will get up to a $5,000 cash prize. CareerSafe is very excited to reach out to career and technical education students. Details of the contest can be found at www. . register for nPS 2012 The theme of the 2012 ACTE National Policy Seminar is “CTE Works!” During this annual event, career and techni-cal education (CTE) stakeholders from around the country will come together to show Members of Congress and other federal policymakers that CTE works for students, schools and communities. Call for Entries for the aCTE and nIOSH School Lab Safety award Sponsored by ACTE and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, the School Lab Safety Award seeks to encourage a safe and healthy enviroment in school laboratories. NIOSH and ACTE are seeking written entries from ACTE members on the subject of “Promoting Safety and Health in Career and Technical Education.” One entry will be selected to receive an award of $750 to the author and $250 to the author’s educational institution. To enter, visit award_NIOSH.aspx . The presentation of the award will be made at the ACTE National Policy Seminar in Washington, D.C., March 5-7, 2012. All entries must come from an ACTE member and the deadline for submission is January 13, 2012. CTE Month Celebrations Don’t let February pass by without tak-ing part in CTE Month activities, such as holding a career fair or organizing a, 62–C3 ACTE National Policy, 39, C4 CEV Multimedia, CTE John Deere Publishing............................................. Latitude Media North American Professional 56 Techniques Januar y 2012

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