Welcome to the Professional Development Center of the Career and Technical Education Assistance Center of NY. The resources you will find here are selected to provide educators with tools they can use to implement successful CTE programs. Additionally, you will find current research relevant to CTE educators. Use the navigation box on the left to access these resources.
Presented in partnership with the NYS Nontraditional Employment & Training (NET) Project.
Presenter: Cara Long, Deputy Director, Center for Women in Government & Civil Society, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy, University at Albany
Description: Angry and frustrated that his entire family is considered to be poor trash, fourteen-year-old Harry defies his father and attempts to prove that a factory is polluting their small Adirondack community.
Description: "Who Moved My Cheeze: An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life."
Non-Fiction fable about ways to address change.
Help a teen you know deal with the changes in his or her life with the book that has helped so many others. ?Cheese? is a metaphor for what you want in life and the book gives teens a fun vocabulary and way to understand change and move forward in their lives.
Description: After fourteen-year-old Andy slips away from his kayaking group to visit the wilderness site of his archaeologist father's death, a storm strands him on Admiralty Island, Alaska, where he manages to survive, encounters unexpected animal and human inhabitants, and looks for traces of the earliest prehistoric immigrants to America.