California Districts Get Digital Help With Agriculture Courses
30 high schools in 21 California districts will begin to use an online learning platform as part of
agricultural science classes. The South Coast Region Agricultural
Consortium has signed an agreement to use CEV Multimedia's iCEV platform as
part of its members' programs.
iCEV platform provides videos of professional
demonstrations that can be downloaded to any electronic device.
have a dashboard available that allows them to monitor, track and
students with the platform's interactive lessons and assessments.
students continue to train and prepare for their
desired career paths," said iCEV President Dusty Moore, "iCEV creates
engaging learning environment that offers the materials needed for
highly trained workforce."
South Coast Region Agricultural Education
Consortium has distributed grants to 40 school districts in California
improve their career and technical education curricula. Templeton
School District in Templeton, CA, is one of 21 districts that
will use the
funds — in Templeton's case, $5.7 million — to improve its agricultural
the iCEV curriculum, students can earn
industry-backed certificates upon completion of courses.
important for our students to draw
connections between their work and our industry partners, and an
for teachers to personalize their instruction through iCEV," said South
Region Agricultural Education Consortium Program Director Erin Gorter.
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