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 and video assignments.
“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.
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 certifications hosted on the iCEV testing platform.
Learn more about Proclamation 2017 by visiting booth 311 at TCEA. For more information about the industry certifications hosted on iCEV's testing platform, visit www.icevonline.com/certifications.
With 36 years of experience, iCEV 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. Through iCEV, individuals can earn industry certifications across multiple CTE areas to prepare them for educational and career success. 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. For more information, visit www.icevonline.com.
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