OCT
30

Teacher Tuesday: Jody Benda

Name: Jody Benda School: Apollo Career Center Subject: Sports Fitness and Exercise Science Total number of students : 38 Average class size: 19 Years teaching: 10 Why do you have students do certain projects? What benefit do you see from it?   "The OSHA 10-hour Healthcare course blends nicely into our Ohio CTE standards, and program credentials (Physical Therapy Aide Certification, ACE Group Personal Trainer)and helps tremendously with WEBXAMS." What kinds of activities do you encourage with students?   "Hands-on labs, skill builder sheets, apply real working scenarios with skill check offs, in the news real-life happenings discussions and videos to capture why all of what we ...
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OCT
26

Careers In Construction Month

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October is full of events and themes. Along with fun holidays like Halloween, there are great causes being fought for this month. Along with National Bullying Prevention Month, October plays host to Careers In Construction Month – an initiative led by the National Center for Construction Education and Research in partnership with BYF: Build Your Future. Careers in Construction Month aims at celebrating and recognizing the career opportunities that exist in the construction industry. Originally a one-week celebration when it started in 2005, 22 states plus the District of Columbia and Guam have declared this October Careers In Construction Month and 13 states have plans to celebrate next year...
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OCT
23

Teacher Tuesday: Leonard Venghaus

  Name: Leonard Venghaus School: Marble Falls High School CTE Dept. Subject: Principles of Construction / AG Design/Fabrication Total number of students: 129 Average class size: 20 Years teaching: 3 Tell me more about your classroom!  "I have a classroom for lecture and book work. I also have a shop with all the woodworking tools needed to complete small projects(birdhouses, chairs, tables) and finish a complete house project." What projects do you complete?   "In my class, students build birdhouses, chairs, tables and storage sheds." Why do you have students do those projects? What benefit do you see from it?   "For my beginning students, they learn basic safety and cons...
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OCT
19

National Teen Driver Safety Week

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This week is National Teen Driver Safety Week (NTDSW) -- a week dedicated to raising awareness and seeking solutions to help avert injuries and deaths of teens on the road. Now in its 11th year, NTDSW has fought locally and nationally to bring millions of teens, parents, schools, and policymakers together in an effort to help reduce the number of car crashes involving teens, the number one cause of death for teenagers in America. On a local level, NTDSW has helped establish seat belt checks, safe driving pledges, and meetings with elected officials all over the nation. They have also helped organize seat belt checks and safe driving pledge walls all in an effort to create positive change. I ...
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OCT
16

Teacher Tuesday: Jay Weinman

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Name: Jay Weinman School: Eastern Westmoreland Career and Technology Center Subject: Career and Technical Education, Cabinetmaking Total number of students: 550+ Years teaching: 7 Tell us more about your classroom!   "The classroom consists of a laboratory equipped with various stationary machinery used to manipulate raw materials into finished products. The area also includes a classroom for lecturing, a computer lab, and a locker room. The machinery ranges from hand tools to CNC machines. Students complete projects that is embedded in the curriculum, including plaques, shelves, cabinets, countertops, and other woodworking projects. Also, the students tackle "live-work" projects, which...
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OCT
09

Safety Educator of the Year Finalists

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Lately, Tuesdays have been all about educators who are going above and beyond the call of the classroom and are making a difference in their students' lives. We feature these teachers because we want to show all of CareerSafe's users, educators and site visitors the awesome educators we have as allies in our mission to provide youth safety to America's future and the ways they dedicate their time to prepare students for the future. This Tuesday is special because we are introducing you to three teachers who have been selected as finalists for the National Safety Educator of the Year. Matthew Weber , Chad Flemming , and Tyler Love, Ph.D. have all been selected as 2018's National Safety Educat...
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OCT
08

National Fire Prevention Week

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"Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere," is an easy to remember campaign slogan that could save your life.  This week, October 7-13, 2018 is the National Fire Protection Association's (NFPA) Fire Prevention Week (FPW). The NFPA has sponsored this awareness week for nearly a century as an homage to the Great Chicago Fire. That fire, which was set ablaze on October 8, 1871, burned for two days and destroyed nearly 4 square miles of Chicago, Illinois. The fire killed over 250 people and left 100,000 residents homeless. The 2018 FPW campaign aims to educate people about three basic, yet essential, steps to take to reduce the probability of having a fire...
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OCT
05

Congratulations to our Quarter 2 Essay Contest Winners!

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Every quarter, CareerSafe ® , Safety Education for America's Future™ hosts a great scholarship opportunity for students. For the scholarship, students are encouraged to write an essay describing how their OSHA 10-Hour card has made an impact in the way they recognize hazards and how it will be a benefit to their future. The essay doesn't have to be written though! It can also be a digital essay – spoken into a camera instead of typed on a computer. The only requirements for eligibility for the essay opportunity are that the submission is from a student that has completed one of CareerSafe's four OSHA-10 courses and they have a sponsor. That sponsor can be a teacher, mentor, advisor, or even ...
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OCT
04

National Bullying Prevention Month

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It is no secret that CareerSafe is a major supporter of youth safety… Our motto is Safety Education for America's Future! While we're best known for our OSHA-10 courses, our desire to see students safe doesn't stop at the job site. CareerSafe wholeheartedly desires for students to be safe always. Whether it is in class, at work or online, our hope is for students to be able to identify safety concerns and be able to properly navigate them. However, sometimes those concerns can be a little too much for students to handle. One of the biggest safety issues in schools across the nation is bullying. According to stopbullying.gov , bullying is "unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged child...
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OCT
02

Teacher Tuesday: Bob Butler

Safety is a skill and a mindset that is necessary for life -- all aspects of it. From infancy to adulthood, safety is always helpful and necessary. Bob Butler, a teacher at the Dutchess BOCES Adult Learning Institute in Poughkeepsie, New York, understands that and implements safety training in his adult learners classroom. The Dutchess BOCES Adult Learning Institute (ALI) is a program focused on encouraging individuals to unlock their potential. They have a fluid class schedule making classes available during the day, evenings and even weekends. These classes are aimed at helping community members to upkeep and upgrade current skills, to train and prepare for new careers and to grow personal...
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