Want to keep your CTE Teaching Job?. Grow your program in tough times Amy Lutes Hampshire High School, Hampshire, IL Mary Graft Huntley High School, Huntley, IL Career Conference 2011 – Madison, WI. Why is CTE valuable?. · Last 20 years, education has not focused on workplace readiness
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Grow your program in tough times
Hampshire High School, Hampshire, IL
Huntley High School, Huntley, IL
Career Conference 2011 – Madison, WI
·Last 20 years, education has not focused on workplace readiness
·Tough job market
restaurant and retail:
·Posters for employer appreciation event
·Business oriented movies
·Learning how to shake hands
·College visits (on sight, too!)
Optionally grant funded for buses and sub teachers!
Chicago based businesses invite us!
Chicago Auto Show
Chicago Bulls Sports Marketing Dept.
Kane County Cougars baseball game
Court of Law
Chicago financial district – downtown
Frank Lloyd Wright tour of homes
Chamber of Commerce business tours
Student directed – schedule a guest speaker!
Teacher directed, including community speakers, parents and college recruiters
Talk to students in all CTE classes!
Highlight the fun stuff!
Perkins and PIG money!
Cooperative Education banquet
Chamber of Commerce
Volunteer events and contests
Start with where your students work!
Is there an opportunity to raise funds via their place of work?
1. Employer appreciation event
2. Employer gifts
3. Field trips
4. Local charity donations
5. School improvement project
+making it known that we are teaching relevant skills
+ involve the community
+ be visible to parents, colleagues administrators, BoE and community
= growing your program during tough times!
Amy Lutes – Hampshire HS
Mary Graft – Huntley HS