Jumpstart Your Career With 4 New High School Career and Technical Education Courses
By Katie Hodgins on May 25th, 2023
In today’s rapidly evolving world, preparing for current and emerging professions has become more crucial than ever before. As technology advances and industries transform, staying ahead of the curve requires acquiring new skills and knowledge. At Florida Virtual School (FLVS), shaping your future is easier than you might think, and with four new Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses, you have even more opportunities to find your passion and gain real-world experiences!Continue reading
Quiz: Tell Us Which TV Shows & Movies You Like and We’ll Tell You What CTE Program of Study to Try
By Katie Hodgins on February 9th, 2023
Every week, it feels like I’m looking at Netflix’s “Top 10 TV Shows and Movies,” to find something new to watch, and I love it!
What if we told you that what you watch could help you figure out which Career and Technical Education (CTE) Program of Study (POS) you should explore? With eight unique programs of study, we have a course for every interest. To celebrate Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month, take our quiz to reveal which CTE POS is perfect for you based on your favorite TV shows and movies!Continue reading
3 CTE Clubs to Help You Stand Out to Future Employers
By Hailey Fitch on February 1st, 2023
It’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month, which means it’s the perfect time to start thinking about your passions and aspirations. For example, are you interested in agriculture, health science, or teaching? If so, we have three clubs that can help you explore these career opportunities and give you real-world experiences to shape your future success.Continue reading
5 Reasons to Try Career & Tech Courses, Clubs at FLVS
By Florida Virtual School on February 18th, 2022
Ready for the real world? Whether your answer is “yes,” and your resume is already prepped for your dream job. Or “no,” because you’re not sure what #adulting looks like for you—Florida Virtual School can help you prepare for your future with a variety of Career & Technical Education (CTE) courses and clubs.Continue reading
7 Classes You Didn’t Know You Could Take at FLVS (CTE Month Edition)
By Florida Virtual School on February 11th, 2022
Life is full of choices. Some are small. Like finding something new to binge or settling in to re-watch your favorite TV show. Some are big. Like deciding what your future looks like. Or what your career path will be. No pressure, right?Continue reading
Starliner Launch Brings Learning to Life
By Guest Blogger on February 10th, 2020
This post was written by Elizabeth Jones, a member of the FLVS social media team.
I recently had the opportunity to watch Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner make its debut flight to the International Space Station. This was a great opportunity to see the impacts of career and technical education in action! Continue reading
Celebrating College & Career-Ready Students
By Florida Virtual School on February 26th, 2019
From contests to clubs, FLVS offers a variety of ways to learn about coding and computer science, including online technology courses that develop the skills students need for the careers of tomorrow.
Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses combine academics and the real world, providing hands-on learning that puts students at the center of the action. CTE also helps develop critical thinking, problem-solving, teamwork, and communication skills, which means students are better prepared for college and career life.
As we wrap up CTE Month at the end of February, we want to celebrate several student participants who wowed us with their entries in our recent #FLVSCodes contest. Continue reading
Congrats to our #FLVSCodes Contest Winners
By Florida Virtual School on February 1st, 2019
February is Career and Technical Education Month – a time to recognize the importance of practical skills students need to succeed in the real world.
In support of this same goal, FLVS recently held an online photo and video contest encouraging students to share their love for coding and computer science. The entries featured students participating in a variety of STEM-related activities, from programming robots to participating in an Hour of Code. Continue reading
Career and Technical Education Month
By Elizabeth Fulcher on February 13th, 2018
In honor of Career and Technical Education Month, a public awareness campaign takes place each February to celebrate the value of CTE and the accomplishments of CTE programs across the country. I would like to recognize all of our outstanding CTE educators and students for making a difference in the world.
Each month, FLVS CTE will focus on a different soft skill that is essential for today’s students as they enter college or the workforce. This month’s focus is communication. Continue reading