PA Career Ready Index Activities

Posted on Categories Assessment, Career Development & Postsecondary Prep, Career Information and Exploration, Classroom Assessments, Employability Skills, Online Learning Tools & Resources

At a Glance Greene County Career and Technology Center (GCCTC) implemented several student-centered strategies to support students and provide evidence of their progress as they complete the required Pennsylvania Career and Education Work (CEW) standards. Description To meet the state requirements for schools and school districts to maintain student evidence through Grade 11 for the … Continue reading PA Career Ready Index Activities

Chester County Technical College High School Brandywine Campus: Career and Training Fair

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At a Glance Technical College High School (TCHS) Brandywine Campus organized a Career and Training Fair for senior students. Description As part of a continuing effort to connect students with career opportunities, TCHS Brandywine staff organized its second Career and Training Fair for seniors in March 2018; the first event was held in spring 2017. … Continue reading Chester County Technical College High School Brandywine Campus: Career and Training Fair

Seneca Highlands Career and Technical Center: Career Portfolio Contest

Posted on Categories Academic/Technical Skill Integration, Career Information and Exploration, College and Career Pathways, Misc. Lesson Plans & Ideas, Postsecondary Transitions, Student Engagement

At a Glance Seniors at Seneca Highlands CTC participated in a career portfolio contest that supported the development of the Career Education and Work Standards (CEW). Description Seneca Highlands CTC facilitated the Career Portfolio Contest from October 2017 to the beginning of March 2018. Open to seniors, the contest aims to address CEW and to … Continue reading Seneca Highlands Career and Technical Center: Career Portfolio Contest

Technical College High School Pennock’s Bridge Campus: 5th Grade Career Exploration Activity

Posted on Categories Career Information and Exploration, College and Career Pathways, Recruitment and Retention, Student Engagement

At a Glance To help fifth grade students understand the relationship between personal interests, education, training and the world of work, a career exploration event was organized and facilitated by staff and students at the Technical College High School (TCHS) Pickering Campus. Description The event took place from 1:00pm to 3:15p.m. at Octorara Intermediate School. … Continue reading Technical College High School Pennock’s Bridge Campus: 5th Grade Career Exploration Activity

Lawrence County Career and Technical Center: Inspiration on the Walls

Posted on Categories Accountability & Data Use, Career Information and Exploration, Communications, Student Engagement

At a Glance Inspirational displays intended to motivate students fill the walls at Lawrence County Career and Technical Center (LCCTC). Description Staff at LCCTC create eye-catching displays about students’ academic achievement, their postsecondary plans and information about school clubs and activities. Displays are engaging and student-centered. It is believed that these displays engage and motivate … Continue reading Lawrence County Career and Technical Center: Inspiration on the Walls

Technical College High School – Pickering: Advanced Manufacturing Premier Event

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At a Glance Technical College High School-Pickering (TCHS-Pickering) hosted the Advanced Manufacturing Premier (AMP) event for students and families to educate them about the benefit of pursuing a career in manufacturing. Description TCHS-Pickering administrators developed the AMP event in an effort to change outdated perceptions about careers in manufacturing. AMP offered sending school educators, students … Continue reading Technical College High School – Pickering: Advanced Manufacturing Premier Event

A.W. Beattie: HVAC-R Expo

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At a Glance Steamfitters Union Local 449 organized an opportunity for students and their parents to learn more about jobs and training options. Description Current and former students and their parents were invited to attend a HVAC-R Expo provided by and held at Steamfitters Local 449 Technology Center where they learned about job benefits, working … Continue reading A.W. Beattie: HVAC-R Expo

A.W. Beattie: Summer Camps

Posted on Categories Career Information and Exploration, Parent Engagement, Recruitment and Retention, Student Engagement

At a Glance A.W. Beattie Career Center offers summer career camps for rising 6th through 9th grade students. Description A.W. Beattie Career Center offers 13 summer career camps to rising 6th through 9th graders. Camps address a wide range of interests and run for four days with both half-day and full-day sessions available. Full-day sessions … Continue reading A.W. Beattie: Summer Camps

Steel Center: College/Career Action Planning

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At a Glance Each year, students work on a personalized career-planning document; senior students complete a College/Career Action Plan before graduation. Origin / Implementation Students have several opportunities to explore careers at Steel Center through college and career fairs, industry speakers, and college visitations. To expand upon this, the guidance counselor developed a post-graduation planning … Continue reading Steel Center: College/Career Action Planning

Bethlehem Area Vocational-Technical School: Zombie Apocalypse Recruitment Day

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At a Glance Bethlehem Area Vocational-Technical School (BAVTS) hosts an innovative recruitment day for middle school students to teach them about the opportunities available at the CTC. To engage students and to tie together the various activities of the day, the faculty focuses the event on a “STEM Versus the Zombie Apocalypse” theme. Description For … Continue reading Bethlehem Area Vocational-Technical School: Zombie Apocalypse Recruitment Day