CTE curriculum provider serves over 80 percent of districts statewide with TEKS-aligned materials
LUBBOCK, Texas (Feb. 7, 2018) – As part of Proclamation 2017, the Texas State Board of Education selected CEV Multimedia to provide Career and Technical Education (CTE) curriculum to align with Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS). Following the development and approval of 87 CTE courses for the iCEV online learning platform, CEV Multimedia announced today that 900 Texas school districts have successfully adopted courses.
School districts that adopted iCEV materials received pre-packed, TEKS-aligned courses and learning materials, an automatic testing and grading system, and numerous lessons that will guide students through their education and careers. Student licenses offer interactive learning opportunities through project-based activities, video assignments and industry-backed certifications.
“The adoption process allowed CTE educators from across Texas to modernize their CTE curriculum and ensure that the next-generation of workers have the skills future employers are looking for,” said Dusty Moore, president of iCEV. “Together with Texas educators, we helped 2,050 students earn industry-backed certifications last year and we look forward to working with even more students throughout the state this year.”
Since the completion of the approval process, CEV Multimedia has added an additional 16 TEKS-aligned courses, 125 lessons, 36,699 questions and 4,206 interactive activities and assessments to iCEV.
“In our school district, we look at iCEV like a mechanic looks at a toolbox. When a teacher wants to teach a new skill, they can go into iCEV to find the necessary materials just like a mechanic searches a toolbox for the proper tool to repair a car,” said Michael Daniel, director of CTE at Magnolia Independent School District.
In 2017, students nationwide answered over 78 million questions, watched 11 million minutes of video (a 94 percent increase from 2016), completed 650 online professional development sessions and earned 5,000 industry-backed certifications with iCEV.
Learn more about Proclamation 2017 by visiting booth 311 at TCEA. For more information about CEV Multimedia’s industry-backed certifications, visit www.icevonline.com/certifications.
About CEV Multimedia
With 35 years of experience, CEV specializes in providing quality Career & Technical Education (CTE) curriculum and education resources for several major subject areas: Agricultural Science and Technology, Family & Consumer Sciences, Business Education, Marketing Education, Trade and Industrial Education, Health Science, Law Enforcement and Career Exploration. CEV received the U.S Chamber of Commerce’s Blue Ribbon Small Business Award in 2012 and has been honored numerous times for its excellence in content creation and exemplary business practices. In 2012, CEV introduced iCEV, an online platform revolutionizing the way CEV produces and delivers educational content. iCEV is the most comprehensive online resource for CTE educators and students offering learning-on-demand features, video clips streaming and testing and grading capabilities to any device with Internet capabilities. Additionally, iCEV tests for industry-valued certifications. Recognized companies and trade associations, such as Southwest Airlines, the American Meat Science Association and Elanco, utilize iCEV as the testing platform for their certifications. For more information, visit www.icevonline.com.
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