ACTE Techniques February 2012 : Page 7
CTE MonTh FEbruary 2012 is hErE! 1 2 How will you be involved? hErE arE FivE Things you Can do To gET rEady: Participate in Social Media Advocacy Day— Administrators, teachers and students are encouraged to advocate for CTE through the social media networks on Friday, February 23. Participation is as easy as changing your Facebook status or writing a blog post about the importance of CTE. For more information, please visit www.CTEmonth.com . Share Winning PSAs— Secondary and postsecondary CTE students competed this fall to produce the best video PSA incorporating the 2012 CTE Month logo. Share the winning videos with students, parents, colleagues and the community. 3 Get Noticed— Make sure your school, local media, businesses, policymakers and the community know about CTE Month! Educate these stakeholders on the critical need for CTE to educate and train people for the high-wage, high-demand jobs in today’s economy. Find helpful tips and materials to get you started at www. acteonline.org/publicity.aspx . Proclaim CTE Month— Getting a proclamation for CTE Month is not too difficult…if you know how to go about it. In many areas, a mayor or governor can issue a proclamation without action from the city council or state legislature. For helpful step-by-step instructions, visit www.acteonline.org/proclamationtips.aspx . 4 5 Get all the tools you need at Order Your CTE Month Products— To help in your www.CTEmonth.com . celebration, ACTE offers you the opportunity to purchase promotional items that showcase the CTE Month logo. For more information or to make your purchase, visit www.CTEmonth.com . Association for Career and Technical Education • 1410 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 Toll-free: 800-826-9972 • Fax: 703-683-7424 • www.acteonline.org • Educate. Advocate. Lead.
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