Adult & Continuing Education Center at York County School of Technology: Innovative Industry Partnership to Provide Precision Machining Instructor

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At a Glance The Adult & Continuing Education Center at York County School of Technology partnered with Elsner Engineering Works, Inc. to find precision machining instructors. Description Mechatronics & Industrial Controls is a high demand, emerging career field in the manufacturing industry. Mechatronics technicians are becoming an essential part of industrial maintenance teams within the … Continue reading Adult & Continuing Education Center at York County School of Technology: Innovative Industry Partnership to Provide Precision Machining Instructor

Fayette County Career & Technical Institute: Creating a New Barbering Program to Meet Local Needs

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At a Glance Fayette County Career & Technical Institute (FCCTI) successfully started a new barber program through an expedited process that involved collaboration with multiple stakeholders. Description FCCTI had considered opening a barber program for many years. So, when the results of a student survey conducted by a sending school indicated an interest in such … Continue reading Fayette County Career & Technical Institute: Creating a New Barbering Program to Meet Local Needs

Providing Technical Education During a Pandemic

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At a Glance While adhering to Pennsylvania Department of Education COVID-19 guidelines and CDC guidelines, as well as navigating through students’ personal challenges, the administration and faculty at Lenape Technical School Adult & Continuing Education set a goal to graduate 25 adult students from five separate entry-level workforce CTE training programs between September and December … Continue reading Providing Technical Education During a Pandemic

Active Learning Templates Used in Practical Nursing Program

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At a Glance At Schuylkill Technology Centers (STC), the Practical Nursing program instructors made a dramatic shift in their instructional style, moving from an emphasis on traditional learning to a more active learning approach that promotes critical thinking and decision making. Description When STC moved all its instruction online in March 2020 due to Covid-19, … Continue reading Active Learning Templates Used in Practical Nursing Program

Berks Career and Technology Center: Apprenticeship Training Programs

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At a Glance Berks Career and Technology Center’s Adult/Continuing Education department  provides apprenticeship theory training in HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing and Industrial Maintenance. The apprenticeship programs follow a structured, formalized method of training that combines classroom theory with on-the-job practical hands-on experience. Description For over 25 years, Berks Career and Technology Center (BCTC) has provided these … Continue reading Berks Career and Technology Center: Apprenticeship Training Programs

Greater Johnstown Career & Technology Center: Satellite Programs in Adult Education

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At a Glance Greater Johnstown Career & Technology Center operates three adult education satellite campuses to support local companies as they look to hire a qualified workforce. Description When local employers faced challenges in finding and hiring a qualified workforce, they reached out to Greater Johnstown Career & Technology Center (GJCTC) for help. They asked … Continue reading Greater Johnstown Career & Technology Center: Satellite Programs in Adult Education