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Vocational Education and Training Resources

National Research Center for Career and Technical Education

This U.S. based Center focuses on developing and publishing evidence- and research-based studies and evaluations in the area of Career Technical Education (CTE). Publications, reports, videos, webinars and podcasts provide a wealth of information on CTE topics including engaging youth and improving their achievement, integrating CTE with academics, distance learning, and linking secondary CTE and postsecondary CTE. The Center is a leader in CTE professional development. And the website’s “Idea Center” provides a series of reports of promising practice in CTE.

Construction and Building Technology

Vocational Information Center Construction and Trade Lesson Plans

The Vocational Information Center website is an education directory that provides links to online resources for career exploration, technical education, workforce development, technical schools and related vocational learning resources. On this page you will find a comprehensive list of Carpentry and Construction Lesson Plans and Activities.

Creative Arts and Fashion

How to Teach Someone Graphic Design

The Design Shack community is made up of designers interested in showcasing their work at the same time they can access a range of tutorials and web design resources to improve their learning and product. Learn how you can join the community, submit your work to the gallery, and subscribe to the e-newsletter.

Information and Communications Technology

Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education

The Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education‘s, mission is to promote research, scholarship, collaboration, exchange and support. SITE members learn about, and contribute to, the latest developments, techniques, and concepts in teacher education and instructional technology.

Manufacturing and Engineering Technology

Society of Manufacturing Engineers

This professional membership society includes and serves educators, students and career professionals in manufacturing across a broad spectrum of industries. A good place to start exploring the many offerings of SME is to look at the “Manufacturing the Future” video on the homepage. Explore the SME Education Foundation for news about publications, upcoming events, and resources and information about the manufacturing workforce, as well as to explore the Jobs Connection section of the site.

Welding Teacher Jobs in USA

An online database of job openings for Welding Teachers.

Social and Personal Services

Cosmetology Teacher Job Description

As the cosmetology industry continues to grow, so does the demand for cosmetology instructors to teach and train those who are pursuing careers in the beauty therapy and services field. Teaching at beauty school is a fantastic way to impart your own wisdom, knowledge and experience to aspiring young professionals. This site provides guidance for entering this education career.

Transportation and Logistics

Career Occupational Profile for Aviation Maintenance instructor

This section of a comprehensive career-related website provides information about opportunities as an instructor for aviation maintenance. The section and overall site featuring myriad career pathways includes U.S., Canada and international information, data, resources, and videos about education and careers, industry prospects and earnings, and more.