Problem-based Learning – Building Chairs for Students with Autism

Posted on Categories Project-based Learning, Special Needs Students / IEPs

At a Glance Students in Lehigh Career and Technical Institute’s (LCTI) service occupations cluster (SOC) building trades maintenance program and students in the mechatronics program collaborated with the Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit on a problem-based learning project- to design and build a better classroom chair for students with autism. Description During the 2018-2019 school year, … Continue reading Problem-based Learning – Building Chairs for Students with Autism

Classic Car and Bike Show and Touch-A-Truck Event Raises Community Awareness about CTC

Posted on Categories Business, Community, Workforce Engagement, Career Development & Postsecondary Prep, Employability Skills, Engagement, Student Engagement

At a Glance By hosting the Classic Car and Bike Show and Touch-A-Truck Event, Connellsville Area Career & Technical Center (CACTC) raises community awareness about the CTC and provides students an opportunity to develop their technical and employability skills. Description For several years, CACTC faculty and students have planned and hosted the Classic Car and … Continue reading Classic Car and Bike Show and Touch-A-Truck Event Raises Community Awareness about CTC

Business Education Partnership Provides Apprenticeship Opportunities for Students

Posted on Categories Business, Community, Workforce Engagement, Occupational Advisory Board, Postsecondary Transitions, Recruitment and Retention, Work-based learning

At a Glance The Careers in Construction Alliance is a collaborative effort between Upper Bucks County Technical School (UBCTS), Associated Builders and Contractors Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter (ABC), 500 regional commercial construction employers, and local high schools to promote careers and employment opportunities within the construction industry. This collaboration is funded by ABC. UBCTS was one … Continue reading Business Education Partnership Provides Apprenticeship Opportunities for Students

Collision Detailing Program Integration

Posted on Categories Project-based Learning, Student Engagement

At a Glance Seniors in the collision and refinishing technology program at Dauphin County Technical School (DCTS) research local detailing shops and then create a school-based detailing service. Description During the 2018-2019 school year, the collision and refinishing technology program implemented a new collision detailing program. The goal of the program is to provide students … Continue reading Collision Detailing Program Integration

Group Action Research

Posted on Categories Misc. Lesson Plans & Ideas, Professional Development

At a Glance Instructors at Berks Career and Technology Center (BCTC) collaborated to conduct a Group Action Research project that tracked the use of the flipped learning instructional strategy in their labs. Description BCTC’s differentiated observation system provides instructors the option to participate in alternatives to traditional clinical observations which can last one to two … Continue reading Group Action Research

Outstanding Cooperative Education Student Awards

Posted on Categories Parent Engagement, Student Engagement, Work-based learning

At a Glance Lehigh Career & Technical Institute (LCTI) recognizes outstanding cooperative education students, their teachers, and their employers at an annual award ceremony. Description The LCTI School to Work Coordinator collaborates with the Director of Postsecondary Education and Workforce Development to organize the annual Outstanding Cooperative Education Student Award Ceremony. The event, which takes … Continue reading Outstanding Cooperative Education Student Awards

Helping Students Obtain Driver’s License to Address Transportation Barriers

Posted on Categories Business, Community, Workforce Engagement, Work-based learning

At a Glance To help students take advantage of co-op and job opportunities, Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technical Center (WBACTC) has an agreement with a local company to provide driver training to students so that they may obtain their driver’s license. Description For many students, transportation barriers can affect their access to jobs and co-op … Continue reading Helping Students Obtain Driver’s License to Address Transportation Barriers

Career Fair for Seniors

Posted on Categories Business, Community, Workforce Engagement, Career Information and Exploration, Employability Skills

At a Glance Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technical Center (WBACTC) seniors are required to attend a career fair with local employers to strengthen their career prospects and opportunities. Description WBACTC collaborates with the Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce, PA CareerLink® Luzerne County and the Luzerne/Schuylkill Workforce Investment Board to host the CenterPoint Career Fair at … Continue reading Career Fair for Seniors

Online Database Provides Seniors with Information about Scholarships and Awards

Posted on Categories College and Career Pathways

At a Glance Through an online database developed by Career Institute of Technology (CIT), senior students can complete a simple survey process on the CTC’s website to obtain information about scholarships, tool awards or monetary awards for which they are eligible to apply. Description Scholarships and monetary awards can provide students with significant support as … Continue reading Online Database Provides Seniors with Information about Scholarships and Awards

U.S. Army Website Used to Support Student Achievement

Posted on Categories Career Development & Postsecondary Prep, Online Learning Tools & Resources

At a Glance Three CTE programs at Bethlehem Area Vocational-Technical School (BAVTS) utilized the U.S. Army’s March2Success website to help prepare students for standardized exams. Description The U.S. Army’s website, found at www.march2success.com, provides access to courses, materials and resources to prepare students and other individuals for standardized tests, support their academic achievement, help them … Continue reading U.S. Army Website Used to Support Student Achievement