Firing up the blog!

Well, it looks like it has been awhile since I have blogged and I am way behind. I apologize for not keeping up with this and want to reconnect with those that viewed what I posted over the last 8 1/2 years.

So starting with the new fiscal year (that was July 1 in case you were wondering) I am making a commitment to sharing and blogging with you. Just like always the blog will center around what we are doing at CareerTech to further career and technical education in the state, random ideas and other things.

Thanks for following along and I look forward to sharing with you again!


Student Guarantee Tutition Refund Policy

How confident are you in the training that is provided from your institution? Francis Tuttle is pretty confident and in fact will retrain you under certain conditions!

From their course catalog -

If your employer determines that specific technical competencies identified on your transcript are lacking after completing one of our programs, we will provide retraining to you at no cost.

See page 20 for the policy

Does your institution have a similar policy?


2014 Holiday ECards

As has become one of my favorite traditions I present to you cool holiday ecards!

I can't embed this one, but it is pretty cool and very interactive from Ashland University



Don't have the time or the staff to design and create your own card? Have your students do it! Check out the 2014 Alamo College Holiday ECard Contest to get your own contest started.

Here is one of their 2013 winners

There are of course many more examples that you can find. I just wanted to share a couple ideas to get your thought process moving. 



Ever been in a classroom and thought hey, I need a CNC machine and this would be a much more awesome concept to present to my students? Well wish no more!!

Check out Handibot (https://handibot.com/).

It is a portable CNC machine capable of working on numerous materials.

Would you like to see a demo?


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