Focuses on the management, marketing and the use of electronic technologies to access, use and manipulate information within personal, family, workplace, community, and global contexts. This cluster challenges students to expand their confidence, experience, and skills as innovators and leaders.
Focuses on a vast array of challenging and rewarding careers in health care, community supports, recreation, cosmetology, food services, tourism, and law.
Provides students with the flexibility to adapt to various situations relating to design, communication, and fashion. This cluster includes courses related to art and culture, such as the performing arts, film and video, broadcasting, journalism, writing, creative design, fashion, libraries, and museums.
Focuses on conservation and the sustainable use of natural resources. Students develop the motivation and commitment to work individually and collectively as private citizens and members of the workforce toward the conservation and responsible use of air, energy, forests, land, minerals, water, and wildlife.
This cluster focuses on the skills and knowledge related to the design, construction, fabrication and maintenance of a product. Course relate to manufacturing, processing, utilities, construction, mechanics, fabrication, trades supervision, trades contracting, logistics, transportation and heavy equipment.
Career and Technology Foundations (CTF) is an optional program that allows students to explore their interests and passions as they learn about various career possibilities and occupational areas. The CTF Program of Studies is based on 14 learning outcomes that identify what students are expected to learn and what will be assessed, and are the same for grades 5 to 9.
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CONFERENCE 2019 REGISTRATION FORMS ARE NOW AVAILABLE
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The CTEC Annual Conference is being held this year Nov 21, 22, 23, 2019 In Edmonton. It is hosted by Jasper Place High School and the CTEC of the Alberta Teachers Association. Sessions and accommodations are at the DoubleTree by Hilton West Edmonton, workshops will be held at Jasper Place High School.
We are pleased to inform you that ERLC is partnering to support our annual CTEC conference in November 2019. In supporting this partnership, and in hopes of better serving CTF/CTS teachers, ERLC will not be hosting the annual Common PD Day for CTF/CTS teachers in January of this 2019-2020 school year. ERLC will be supporting CTEC in offering 3 hour workshops and 75 minute sessions over the 3 days at Jasper Place High School and the DoubleTree Hotel. It is the intent of both CTEC and ERLC to partner in providing the highest quality professional learning opportunities for CTF/CTS teachers at one great conference.
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Resource for Youth - Patricia J. Hames Award:
offers grants to Canadian primary, elementary or secondary home
economics/human ecology/family studies educators to support projects
directed to the development of life skills in Canadian youth. A total of $5,000 is available each year. Click here for more information.
Available to CTEC Members Only
Inspiring, Innovative, Collaborative
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