This page is dedicated to resources for teachers of students interested in technical, vocational, and business careers.

It is very helpful in addressing the Pennsylvania Academic Standards for Career Education and Work


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Revolutionary views about the internet as a market. From the website:


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the cluetrain manifesto

"A powerful global conversation has begun. Through the Internet, people are discovering and inventing new ways to share relevant knowledge with blinding speed. As a direct result, markets are getting smarter—and getting smarter faster than most companies."
Read The Manifesto Here

National Research Center for Career and Technical Education



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Publications - Webcasts and Podcasts

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Our webcasts and podcasts have been developed to create an interactive learning environment and can be used to enrich the professional development experiences of secondary and postsecondary career and technical educators.

Home of Pennslyvania Work Stats
Home of Pennslyvania Work Stats

A sampling of the information available here can be found at these links:

Resource Guide - This annual guide is designed as a supplement to the Pennsylvania Career Guide. It is a tool to be used by educators to direct students and jobseekers through career exploration. Career Guide- This annual publication is designed to assist those exploring careers and making decisions about post-secondary education, training and work. News Releases from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry Pennsylvania's Employment Situation

More than 70 professional statisticians and data analysts on hand, the Center for Workforce Information & Analysis (CWIA) is Pennsylvania’s leading source of innovative workforce information.
==This site is good if you need: * Wages

  • State and county economic and labor force summaries
  • Industry data
  • Occupation information
  • Career information

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Pennsylvania Vocational & Technical Schools


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United States Department of Labor

Occupational Outlook Handbook

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EWIT has begun to assemble a state by state collection of information technology standards. The link will take you to their educator's resources.

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Academic Integration, Career Clusters, Guidance and a ton of other superb information!

Well worth the visit!

From Oklahoma" Department of Career and Education Technology:
Career and Academic Connection resources, presentations, and great links!

Career Academic Technical Institute CATI Lesson Plans

From the state of Tennessee:

Here is quite a collection of integrated plans which link career content and academics. (The plans will download in MSWord format)

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This link is a great place to start! "The Vocational Information Center website is an education directory that provides links to online resources for career exploration, technical education, work opportunities, trade and technical schools and related vocational learning resources. Comments and suggestions are always appreciated. vic@khake.com

Vocational Information Center http://www.khake.com Check out these pages on the Vocational Information Center website:

Educators Careers Skills Schools Job Market

Career-Technical Education Research News

Click the link to the left for a collection of CTE Podcasts!


Diagnosing an engine problem requires that a person checks the spark plug wires, their vacuum lines, the car battery and more. Discover how to diagnose an engine problem without using expensive equipment with help from an auto mechanic in this free video on car repair and diagnostics.

What will you do after high school?!

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Upton Bass Display Room
www.StringRepair.com
This is the on-line portfolio of Upton Bass String Instrument Co.'s Instrument Repair & Restoration Workshop. Our main site, www.uptonbass.com simply does not have the room or format to to show you our double bass repair & restoration capabilities.

An interest in music combined with an interest in woodworking could result in an interesting career choice as a string instrument repair person!