Career and Technical Education

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A Design Handbook for Technology Education Facilities and Other Related Programs This manual provides guidelines for school facilities for conducting technology education throughout the curriculum, especially in Florida. The introductory section of the manual defines technology... 12/31/1996
A School That Works. Alpha High School in urban Gresham (Oregon) houses a school-to-work program and was designed, with student involvement, as a business. Movable walls and cabinetry provide the flexibility to... 06/30/2001
AIA Committee on Architecture for Education Honors 11 Projects with 2008 Design Awards. The purpose of the AIA Committee on Architecture for Education design awards program is to identify trends and emerging ideas, honor excellence in planning and design, and disseminate knowledge about... 04/10/2008
Airborne Contaminants in the TE Lab: How to Reduce Your Exposure Details the dangers from airborne contaminants in technology education laboratories and ways to protect students from them, including ventilation, acceptable limits, and guidelines for using... 02/28/1995
Alabama Magnet School Races toward Job Market. Describes Alabama's Brewbaker Technology Magnet High School, which was built for only $70 per square foot. Explores the relationship between its school-to-work, collaborative-learning approach... 12/31/2001
Association for Career and Technical Education The Association for Career and Technical Education is the largest national education association advancing education that prepares youth and adults for careers. Includes annual convention and trade...
Ballarat Learning Exchange: A Model for Vocational Education and Training in Australia. Describes this vocational education facility created by a consortium of eight secondary, higher, and vocational education agencies. The planning, design, and construction phases of the project are... 12/31/2005
Beauty from the Beast. Describes the conversion of an unattractive institute for cooking, accommodation, and tourism into a facility with new laboratories and demonstration kitchens, as well as a transparent curtain wall... 10/31/2005
Buffet-Style Learning Discusses modular technology labs and their effect on education. Describes modules offered by CHEC Systems (Consumer and Home Economics); Paxton/Patterson; Marcraft; Lab-Volt; Synergistic Systems/... 01/31/1997
Building 21st Century Schools: Designing Smarter, Sleeker High-Tech Facilities. The demand for high-tech programs in tandem with traditional classes challenges school districts to provide flexible facilities for career and technical education. Some districts partner with local... 02/28/2003
Building Blueprints: Career Tech. Profiles Yakima Valley Technical Skills Center, a facility that houses nine programs -- chef/restaurant entrepreneur, allied health, nursing assistant, aviation technology, fashion marketing,... 07/31/2010
Building Blueprints: Medical/Health Services. Profiles Houston's Carl Wunsche High School, which specializes in training students for healthcare professions. The planning process and design are discussed. 06/30/2009
Building Blueprints: Vo-Tech Facilities. Profiles the Penta Career Center in Perrysburg, Ohio. This 522,000 square foot, environmentally-sensitive facility has a capacity of 2,000 secondary students pursuing career and technical education. 09/30/2006
Building Our Future: Building Exceptional Career and Technical Centers. Reviews planning and design considerations for effective career and technical education centers, emphasizing careful programming for current educational needs, and flexibility that accommodates... 02/29/2008
C-TEC: Ohio's First All-Green School. In Ohio's Licking County, the Career and Technology Education Centers (C-TEC) is a leader in the green movement. This eco-friendly school incorporates environmental sustainability in all aspects... 03/31/2009
Career Education Facilities: A Planning Guide for Space and Station Requirements. Provides the educational planner and the architect with some suggestions concerning models by which they may plan new flexible-use, shared-space occupational education facilities. Guidelines for... 03/31/1973
Career-Tech Time Machine In the 1940s, 50s, and 60s, the skills needed to have a successful career were very different than they are today. This case study of the Hammond Multimedia Broadcast Academy shows how one Rust Belt... 11/30/2011
Career-Technical Schools [PowerPoint Presentation] Emerging practices in career-technical education point to an integration of academic and technical learning. This PowerPoint presentation looks at changes in career-technical education, describes new... 05/11/2004
Carl Wunsche Sr. High School, Spring, Texas. Visits Carl Wunsche Senior High School, a career academy in Spring, Texas. This is a visual unnarrated tour showing green plans for spaces used to teach photography, auto repair, pet grooming, food... 09/30/2008
Changing Course. Profiles a Frisco, Texas, career and technical education facility. The inspirational architecture and programming, executed over twelve years' time, are highlighted. Photographs, plans, and a... 12/31/2009
Changing the Image of Technical Education Through Design The State of Connecticut is upgrading and changing the name of its trade schools from Regional Vocational Technical Schools to Connecticut Technical High Schools. This article describes how the... 07/31/2005
Corner Glass. Describes a contemporary addition to a Winnipeg adult education facility that was built in 1898 as a neighborhood school. Plans, photographs, building statistics, and a list of project participants... 09/30/2006
Creating Standards-Based Technology Education Facilities. In this article, the authors attempt to address questions about technology education facilities planning. For example: (1) Are there a series of major steps that should be followed?; (2) Can up-to-... 09/30/2008
Designing Ahead of the Trend. Outlines design considerations for career technical education (CTE), advocating flexible spaces; movable equipment; design that supports integrated, interdisciplinary, and off-campus instruction;... 12/31/2007
Designing for Education: Compendium of Exemplary Educational Facilities 2011 Showcases over 60 exemplary recently built or refurbished schools and universities from 28 countries and includes examples of early childhood, primary, secondary, vocational and higher education... 08/31/2011

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