ACTE: Career Exploration in Middle School

The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) has developed a podcast series dedicated to middle school career exploration. Over five episodes we will hear from a variety of practitioners diligently working in this space of middle school career exploration, as they share their thoughts and ideas on why and how exploring careers in middle school is important to the development of adolescents.

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Wednesday Mar 20, 2019

In the final episode of the ACTE Middle School Podcast series as host Chaney Mosley chats with Louisa County Public School’s Bo Bundrick, Director of Career and Technical Education and his colleague Kenneth Bouwens, Coordinator of Career and Technical Education.

Tuesday Feb 26, 2019

Join ACTE’s Chaney Mosley for episode 4 of the middle school podcast series as he chats with Heather Justice, the Division Director of College, Career and Military Prep at the Texas Education Agency. From work-based learning to different school models, Heather Justice talks about what it’s like serving the 5.3 million students in the state of Texas. You can follow Heather on LinkedIn.

Wednesday Jan 23, 2019

The third installment of ACTE’s Career Exploration in Middle School podcast series features Agriscience Teacher and FFA Advisor, Dr. Robin C. McLean. Dr. McLean opens up about what it means to teach agriculture to middle school students and how to use the classroom to promote career exploration. You can follow Dr. McLean on Twitter.

Wednesday Jan 16, 2019

In the second episode of ACTE’s Career Exploration in Middle School podcast series, Doug Cullen, manager of career services at Pinkerton Academy in Derry, New Hampshire, discusses what it means to manage career and technical education at a comprehensive high school in middle school and beyond. You can follow Pinkerton Academy's CTE Department on Twitter and Facebook.

Tuesday Dec 18, 2018

ACTE has developed a new podcast series dedicated to middle school career exploration. Hear Nasheba Pritchett, licensed professional school counselor at Goodlettsville Middle School, in Goodlettsville, Tennessee, discuss “Preparing Middle School Students for High School Choices” in the first of five episodes. You can follow Nasheba on Twitter.

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