1. Virtual Business

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Virtual Business is designed for students to start a virtual business by creating a web presence, conducting online and off-line marketing, examining contracts appropriate for an online business, and demonstrating project-management skills. Students will also demonstrate book-keeping skills for...
  2. Teaching Professionalism to Students with Special Needs - Training for Post-Secondary Employment

    • Resource ID: 15723
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Given the nature of their hands-on, lab-based, applied curriculum, CTE teachers can focus on employability skills. Here are examples of instructional strategies that can be used when teaching these skills to your students with disabilities in an inclusive setting.
  3. CTSOs Encourage Innovative Practices and Student Leadership

    • Resource ID: 15739
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Career and Technical Student Organizations  (CTSOs) encourage innovative practices and student leadership. In this video the teacher highlights specific examples of the ways in which CTSOs benefit both students and teachers.
  4. Pre-Planning for Safety in CTE Lab Settings -Using a Prior Walk-Through

    • Resource ID: 15691
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Safety in CTE Lab settings is paramount and an important concern for all teachers. In this video Jeff Eichman of ESC 6 provides you with tools on how to pre-plan for safety and create a learning environment that reduces hazards.
  5. Engaging Students with Disabilities – Encouraging Independent Skill Development

    • Resource ID: 15725
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Engaging students in the classroom and effectively utilizing instructional time is key to helping all students attain college and career readiness skills.
    In this video we demonstrate some essential engagement strategies.
  6. Supporting the Success of Homeless Children and Youths (EHCY Fact Sheet)

    • Resource ID: THEO-SSHCY
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    A fact sheet & tips for teachers, principals, school leaders, counselors, and other school staff
  7. Homeless Student Resources

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    This binder is a collection of homeless education resources, that may help CTE teachers, counselors, and administrators support homeless and displaced students.
  8. How I Got Here: Joseph

    • Resource ID: Gearup_F_HIGH_Joseph
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    There are countless colleges out there—how do you even...
  9. How I Got Here: Gabe

    • Resource ID: Gearup_F_HIGH_Gabe
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Man-with-a-plan Gabe knew back in high school that he definitely wanted to be an engineer, so he was able to use that specific career goal to help shape his whole college search (and...
  10. Why Go to College?

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Use these resources to discover the major benefits that come along with that college degree
  11. College Life

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary, Adult education
    So you figured out how to get into college, but what do you do next? Luckily, these resources are here to walk you through your first year at college.