Technical Education

Wiregrass teacher honored with awards - Valdosta Daily Times

August 12, 2017 - 11:09am

Valdosta Daily Times

Wiregrass teacher honored with awards
Valdosta Daily Times
VALDOSTA — Wiregrass Georgia Technical College's Automotive Repair Technology Instructor Toby Heard was recently named the Georgia Association for Career and Technical Education Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year at its annual banquet.

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NOEM: Workforce development a top priority - Rapid City Journal

August 12, 2017 - 6:09am

Rapid City Journal

NOEM: Workforce development a top priority
Rapid City Journal
Earlier this year, I helped pass the Strengthening Career and Technical Education Act through the U.S. House of Representatives. The legislation takes many of the ideas that are working at places like Lake Area Tech and creates an infrastructure for ...

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District 207 superintendent honored by career, tech education group - Chicago Daily Herald

August 11, 2017 - 6:46pm

Chicago Daily Herald

District 207 superintendent honored by career, tech education group
Chicago Daily Herald
While Wallace was an assistant superintendent, the district became the first to partner with Google to use applications for education. He's also expanded career-oriented classes, implemented a four-year plan for students to get help planning careers ...

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A look at the future of California's Career Technical Education ... - Santa Clarita Valley Signal

August 11, 2017 - 5:15pm

A look at the future of California's Career Technical Education ...
Santa Clarita Valley Signal
Throughout the country there has been a push toward Career Technical Education (CTE), programs and pathways that provide students with the academic and ...

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Hawkins BOE using $125K grant to bolster industrial, nursing training programs - Kingsport Times News

August 11, 2017 - 1:56pm

Hawkins BOE using $125K grant to bolster industrial, nursing training programs
Kingsport Times News
Haslam added $15 million in grants in this year's state budget to fund new equipment for schools to align their Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs to Tennessee's highest demand industry sectors. Nearly 94 percent of Tennessee school ...

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Wiregrass' Toby Heard Awarded Two Teacher of the Year Awards - ValdostaToday.com

August 11, 2017 - 8:37am

Wiregrass' Toby Heard Awarded Two Teacher of the Year Awards
ValdostaToday.com
VALDOSTA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College's Automotive Repair Technology Instructor Toby Heard was recently named the Georgia Association for Career and Technical Education (GACTE) Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year at their Annual ...

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EG woman nabs top education post - Ricentral.com

August 11, 2017 - 7:08am

Ricentral.com

EG woman nabs top education post
Ricentral.com
Most recently, Dann-Messier spent five years working for the Obama Administration as the U.S. Assistant Secretary to Education in the office of career, technical and adult education, and later as the Acting U.S. Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary ...

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Skill center opens in Gentry - Arkansas Online

August 11, 2017 - 3:34am

Arkansas Online

Skill center opens in Gentry
Arkansas Online
A five ton Jib Crane stands near the center of the Diesel Lab Tuesday, August 8, 2017 inside the new Gentry Career and Technical Education Center on the high school campus. Guests, dignitaries and school personnel attended opening ceremonies at the ...

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Skill center opens in Gentry - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - Arkansas Online

August 11, 2017 - 3:34am

Arkansas Online

Skill center opens in Gentry - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Online
Employers across the state hope the Gentry School District's new Career and Technical Education Center will become a model, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said ...

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Students To Learn Of Career Paths That Don't Require College - CBS Local

August 10, 2017 - 6:44pm

CBS Local

Students To Learn Of Career Paths That Don't Require College
CBS Local
The Colorado office of Career and Technical Education says about three dozen schools in the state have construction programs, and nearly 4,200 high school kids enrolled in one of those programs last school year. Shaun Boyd is CBS4's political specialist.

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What do Nobu 57, the MTA and the DOE have in common? They provided internships in the city's latest push for career ... - Chalkbeat New York

August 10, 2017 - 5:47pm

Chalkbeat New York

What do Nobu 57, the MTA and the DOE have in common? They provided internships in the city's latest push for career ...
Chalkbeat New York
The 600 city-funded internships kicked off a new initiative called the Career and Technical Education Industry Scholars Program, which is part of New York City's push to expand career education. Top city and state education officials are all backing a ...

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Minuteman High to launch Advanced Manufacturing program - Wicked Local Arlington

August 10, 2017 - 5:38pm

Wicked Local Arlington

Minuteman High to launch Advanced Manufacturing program
Wicked Local Arlington
Several other career and technical education programs at Minuteman will be able to utilize the equipment in Advanced Manufacturing. Students in biotechnology, engineering, robotics, and metal fabrication and welding will learn how to construct parts ...
Minuteman High planning for new school yearWicked Local Needham

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Spears takes helm at vocational center - Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

August 10, 2017 - 4:40pm

Spears takes helm at vocational center
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
New Albany native Rodney Spears has been named the new director of the New Albany High School of Career and Technical Education. Spears, a graduate of New Albany High School, attended Northeast Mississippi Community College before entering the ...

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MWV School to Career offers real-world opportunities to summer campers - Conway Daily Sun

August 10, 2017 - 3:20pm

Conway Daily Sun

MWV School to Career offers real-world opportunities to summer campers
Conway Daily Sun
The camps, some started 15 years ago, are seen as perfect opportunity for the students to get a taste of the world of career and technical education. “It went great,” Joe Riddensdale, now in his fifth year as program director for the summer camps, said ...

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Seeing Hope for Flagging Economy, West Virginia Revamps Vocational Track - New York Times

August 10, 2017 - 2:13pm

New York Times

Seeing Hope for Flagging Economy, West Virginia Revamps Vocational Track
New York Times
But in few other states have the changes in vocational education — now rebranded as “career and technical education” — been as dramatic. Thirty-seven percent of West Virginia high school seniors completed a technical course of study in 2016, up from ...
Lending a hand and learning a trade, too | Editorials | register-herald ...Beckley Register-Herald

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Welding program expansion part of county technical center's future - Meadville Tribune

August 10, 2017 - 7:10am

Meadville Tribune

Welding program expansion part of county technical center's future
Meadville Tribune
The rapidly approaching 50th anniversary of the Crawford County Career and Technical Center — the facility formerly known as, and still often called, the “Vo-Tech” — sounds like a good reason to look to the past, but the school's leaders are more ...

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Men Flock to Short-Term Career Ed - Inside Higher Ed

August 10, 2017 - 3:07am

Inside Higher Ed

Men Flock to Short-Term Career Ed
Inside Higher Ed
"We are focused on more career and technical education," said Jeremy Shirley, director of marketing and communications for Arkansas State University Newport. "All of our programs have advisory boards, and we tailor the programs to meet industry needs.

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Minnesota's education brass should show some humility and listen to parents - Minneapolis Star Tribune

August 9, 2017 - 7:05pm

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minnesota's education brass should show some humility and listen to parents
Minneapolis Star Tribune
We need more parent-directed choices in early-childhood education; a broader field of dual-enrollment options; and expanded career and technical education opportunities — initiatives that have been proven to yield long-term results. Let's focus on ...

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Three local students win one of the nation's highest awards - Norwalk Reflector

August 9, 2017 - 4:58pm

Three local students win one of the nation's highest awards
Norwalk Reflector
“This showcase of career and technical education demonstrates our SkillsUSA partnership at its finest. Our students, instructors and industry partners work together to ensure that every student excels. This program expands learning and career ...

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Bravo! to career and technical accolades, film making and perfect cursive - OCRegister

August 9, 2017 - 3:24pm

OCRegister

Bravo! to career and technical accolades, film making and perfect cursive
OCRegister
Smarts: Yorba Linda's Megan Moore recently won a college gold medal in graphics and imaging-sublimation at the 2017 SkillsUSA Championships, a national showcase of career and technical education. Open to middle school, high school and college ...

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