Career & Technical Education Blog


What's New at CEV?

Floral Design & Techniques
The Floral Design & Techniques Multimedia Pathway Units™ will include lessons on floral design basics, floral design career opportunities, corsage & boutonniere preparation, geometry in floral design, flower identification, critiquing floral arrangements, post harvest & care of cut flowers, bereavement arrangements, flower business management, wedding arrangements and more!

New Welding Curriculum

Freshening Up Underway!

The Pros at CEV are giving our Welding Pathway an Extreme Makover. Below are a few behind-the-scene pictures of our videographers shooting footage for the new Pathway.

Some things to look forward to in this Pathway include:

  • New techniques in the various types of welding
  • Alignment to the American Welding Society’s (AWS) S.E.N.S.E. Level 1 certificate standards
  • Projects based on AWS project requirements as well as FFA and Skills USA contest standards
  • Our collaborator and expert in welding: Pete Stracener, certified welding inspector and Chairperson of the Industrial Technology Department and Program Coordinator & Professor of Welding Technology at South Plains College.


Report: Projected Job Growth in CTE Field

Training provided through Career Technical Education (CTE) may be key for reducing the unemployment rate and getting 14 million unemployed Americans back to work. Interesting reading from the folks at CTE.