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Career and Technical Education Teacher Resources

The resources below were compiled by NYSED's Office of Career and Technical Education to assist career and technical education teachers during extended closures due to COVID-19.  The resources are intended to provide ideas and sources of inspiration only; NYSED does not require, recommend, endorse, or advise on any specific program or product. All instructional decisions are made at the local level.

In addition, the Career and Technical Education Technical Assistance Center (CTE TAC) is preparing/compiling online professional development resources for CTE Educators to use during school closures due to COVID-19.  The CTE TAC operates under a state contract to assist NYSED in carrying out its mission of improving the quality, access, and delivery of career and technical education through research-based methods and strategies resulting in broader CTE opportunities for all students.

Academic and Career Skills
  1. CT2Learn
    • Our Academic & Career Skills platform allows students to develop academic, job-finding, and career-building skills. With eBooks, eLessons, articles, videos, job search tools, web links and instructor support materials, your students will have everything they need to prepare for their future. These  are great resource for courses such as:
      • College Success
      • Career Planning & Development
      • Student Success
      • Developing Occupational Skills
      • Career Exploration & Life Planning 
    • Career & Job Readiness Skills
    • Register to get your free access to course materials
      • Instructor Access Code = Skillset
Provider Course CTE Connection
CIAS Toward a Sustainabe Agriculture Agriculture Cluster 
MIT OpenCourseWare Introduction Towards Sustainable Energy Environmental Science, Ecology, Agriculture Cluster
ACT Animal Care and Training  - Free 30 day subscription Offer Veterinary Science  
SAE for ALL SAE Indipendent Learning Guide Supplement/Virtual Supervised Agriculture Experience
UF IFAS Online Agricultura Education Resources Agriculture Cluster 
Appearance Enhancement
Provider Resource/Course
Cengage-Miladys Offering free online access to their MindTap program-interactive videos and learning
YouTube* NYS Haircut Pt. 2
YouTube* NYS Blowdry
YouTube* NYS Marcel Techniques
YouTube* NYS Perm Wind
YouTube* NYS Haircut Pt. 1
Facebook NYS Cosmetology Consortium group page - join to see what other teachers in NYS are doing with their online/remote instruction 
Barbicide Free barbicide training course.
Milady Training Free two- hour infection control course.

*All videos were created by NYS Cosmetology Instructor Brenda Moore-can follow YouTube channel for more videos and updates on new postings

Online CurriculumProvider Resource Course
MIT OpenCourseWare Introduction to Financial and Managerial Accounting Accounting
MIT OpenCourseWare Topics in Mathematics with Applications in Finance Accounting/Finance
YouTube Online accounting lessons Accounting (follows Century 21 Text)
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Online Curriculum Resources Accounting
Learn Accounting for Free Online Curriculum Accounting
Street Law Materials for At Home Learning Business Law
Next Generation Personal Finance Online Curriculum Resources Finance/Other classes as appropriate
Pixlr Free online photo editor Computer Applications
Apache Open Office Free online version of MS Office Computer Applications
YouTube Microsoft Office Tutorials Computer Applications
YouTube Technology for Teachers and Students Computer Applications
Microsoft Office 365 Education- Free with School Account Computer Applications
MIT  Scratch-Online Programming Software - Can be used in Business and Technology, in addition to  Art Computer Applications
Computer Science Teachers' Association Compilation of Online Computing Tools Computer Applications
Certiport Offering 90 days of free access to materials Computer Applications
Simple Startup Online Teaching Resources Entrepreneurship
Applied Educational Systems Online Digital Curriculum Entrepreneurship
Business U Offering Free Resources Through the end of the semester Entrepreneurship/Others
Teaching Entrepreneurship Blog with Digital Teaching Strategies Entrepreneurship
CTE Technical Assistance Center Resources to Accompany Career and Financial Management Framework Finance
EverFi Online financial literacy curriculum Finance
AFSA Education Foundation Money Skill Online financial literacy Finance
University of West Florida Open Educational Resources All Business Classes
Teachers Pay Teachers Free Online Coronavirus Project Marketing
"Great Ideas for Teaching Marketing" Marketing Activities/Teaching Strategies Marketing
Southwest Learning Online Marketing Resources Marketing
HubSpot Online Marketing Courses Marketing
EntreSkills Online Entrepreneurial Education Tool Entrepreneurship
Virtual Enterprises International Online Entrepreneurship Resources Entrepreneurship
Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS)
Provider Course CTE Connection
MIT OpenCourseWare Food In American History  Culinary/Food
MIT OpenCourseWare Introduction to Education Education 
Health Sciences

All videos and resources may be used as supplemental and these suggestions are not requirements.

Provider Course
National Consortium Webinars Register to join
Prometric Nurse Aid Practice Exam
Test-Guide Nurse Aid Practice Exam
CNA Plus Academy Nurse Aid Practice Exam
NNAAP Nurse Aid Practice Exam
Practice Test Geeks Nurse Aid Practice Exam
YouTube* Handwashing
YouTube* Bedpan
YouTube* Making an Occupied Bed
YouTube* PPE Donning & Doffing
YouTube** PPE for COVID-19

*Videos by Hawknurse

**Video by Sunnybrook Hospital

Law and Public Safety
  1. CT2Learn
    • Criminal Justice course materials contained in our expansive Learning Resource Portal (LRP) for the remainder of the spring term. The LRP contains hundreds of documents, web links, eLessons, videos and much more. We want to help you provide your students with the tools and resources needed to succeed during this difficult time.
    • Preview the Learning Resource Portal (LRP)
    • Register to get your free access to course materials
      • Instructor Access Code = FreeLRP2020
  2. CSI Web Adventures
    • Educators' Guide
      • Attention all teachers, students, or even just the curious -we have a variety of fun, interesting, and education activites free for download.
  3. Criminal Justice Studies Technical Education Career Instructors (CJSTECI) - Facebook Page
    • The mission of this Facebook page is to provide a channel of communication between and among the various career and technical education criminal justice programs, faculties, and students throughout New York State.
Technology Education
Provider Resource/Course CTE Connection
Adobe Adobe Creative Cloud Tutorials (Video Tutorials by Adobe for Adobe Products) Digital Media
Adobe Adobe Education Exchange - Distance Learning Resources Digital Media, Teaching, Learning
Adobe Adobe Education Exchange (Online PLC for those teaching with Adobe Products) Digital Media
Autodesk Autodesk Design Academy (Courses, Webinars, Teaching Materials for Autodesk Products) Teaching, Design, Architecture, Animation
Autodesk Tinkercad 3D Design, Electronics, Codeblocks, Visualization
Easyhome Homestyler 3D Design, Visualization, Architecture
Lincoln Electric Welding Safety Videos & Resources Welding Safety Videos & Resources
Matt Keveney Animated Engines Engines, Visualization
Matt Keveney/Henry T. Brown 507 Mechanical Movements (Animated Mechanics) Mechanics, Visualization
MIT OpenCourseWare Creating Video Games Computer Science, Digital Media
MIT OpenCourseWare Engineering Dynamics Mechanics, Physics
MIT OpenCourseWare Engineering Innovation and Design Design
MIT OpenCourseWare Game Design Design, Prototyping
MIT OpenCourseWare Introduction to Doing Research in Media Arts and Sciences Research, Technical Writing, Demonstrations, Presentations
MIT OpenCourseWare Introduction to Lean Six Sigma Methods Manufacturing, Systems Design
MIT OpenCourseWare Mathematics for Computer Science Computer Science, Math
MIT OpenCourseWare Technology In American History Technology, History
MIT OpenCourseWare Unified Engineering Aerospace
MIT  OCW - Highlights for High School A Gentle Introduction to Programming Using Python Computer Science, Programming
MIT  OCW - Highlights for High School Becoming the Next Bill Nye: Writing and Hosting the Educational Show Video Broadcasting, Digital Media, Communications
MIT  OCW - Highlights for High School Biomimetic Principles and Design Design, Mechanics, Biological Engineering
MIT  OCW - Highlights for High School Design and Manufacturing Design, Manufacturing
MIT  OCW - Highlights for High School Exploring Sea, Space, & Earth: Fundamentals of Engineering Design Design, Systems, Electrical, Mechanics
MIT  OCW - Highlights for High School How and Why Machines Work Mechanics
MIT  OCW - Highlights for High School Introduction to Computer Science and Programming Computer Science, Programming
MIT  OCW - Highlights for High School Introduction to Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Computer Science, Electrical
MIT  OCW - Highlights for High School Introduction to Robotics Robotics, Electrical, Mechanics
MIT  OCW - Highlights for High School Making Science and Engineering Pictures: A Practical Guide to Presenting Your Work Photography, Presentations
MIT  OCW - Highlights for High School Toy Product Design Design
Oak Ridge National Laboratory Foundation Design Handbook Construction
Tooling U Online Training Classes - Free trial available, subscription necessary Manufacturing, Machining, Welding
Trimble SketchUp 3D Design, Visualization
University of Colorado, Boulder Teach Engineering (K-12 STEM Curriculum) STEM, Teaching
University of Minnesota 21st Century Environmental Case Studies Architecture, Urban Development