Feed our Future Food Truck

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

At a Glance Upper Bucks County Technical School (UBCTS) is launching a Food Truck program to provide students with real world, work-based learning experiences in food retail entrepreneurship. Description UBCTS is planning to operate a Food Truck program to provide students with relevant, work-based learning experiences that take them outside of the classroom. The food … Continue reading Feed our Future Food Truck

Increasing Participation on Local Advisory Committee

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At a Glance The director of Greene County Career & Technology Center (GCCTC) implements several outreach strategies to increase participation in the Local Advisory Committee. Description When Mark Krupa first became director of GCCTC in 2016, he set a goal to improve the image of career and technical education among local businesses, community members and … Continue reading Increasing Participation on Local Advisory Committee

CTC as an Economic and Community Development Leader

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At a Glance Through a partnership with Blueprints (a community non-profit organization focused on helping families and individuals achieve self-sufficiency), SouthWest Training Services, Inc. and the Greene County Redevelopment Authority, Greene County Career & Technology Center (GCCTC) hired students in the electrical and construction trades program to rehabilitate 15 abandoned homes in the community. Description … Continue reading CTC as an Economic and Community Development Leader

Ascend – Education in Action

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At a Glance Chester County Technical College High School (CCTCHS) developed the Ascend program to provide students extensive career learning opportunities with local manufacturers that help prepare them for a successful transition to postsecondary education or career opportunities.  Description Through a collaboration with local manufacturing organizations, CCTCHS implemented the Ascend program in the 2016-2017 school … Continue reading Ascend – Education in Action

Teaching Proper Hand Washing

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At a Glance Students in the nursing assistant program at Central Westmoreland Career and Technology Center (CWCTC) conduct a lesson on proper handwashing for local elementary school students. Description The Health Occupations Program instructors at CWCTC wanted a creative and engaging way to integrate more “real-world learning” into the curriculum and to reinforce the techniques … Continue reading Teaching Proper Hand Washing

Graphic Communication Program Competes in National Competition

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Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County:  Graphic Communication Program Competes in National Competition  At a Glance Students in the graphic communication program at the Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County (CTCLC) participated in the Phoenix Challenge Foundation for the Flexographic Printing Industry competition. Description In April 2018, four CTCLC graphic communication students and their instructor … Continue reading Graphic Communication Program Competes in National Competition

Career Information Panel

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Greater Johnstown Career & Technology Center:  Interactive Career Information Panel  At a Glance Professionals from the medical and education fields participated in a career information session at Greater Johnstown Career & Technology Center (GJCTC). During the event, students asked relevant questions to try to determine the career of each panelist. Students were not aware of … Continue reading Career Information Panel

Alumni Wall of Fame

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Franklin County Career & Technology Center:  Alumni Wall of Fame  At a Glance Each year, Franklin County Career & Technology Center (FCCTC) selects two distinguished alumni to be inducted into the Alumni Wall of Fame. Description In 2003 FCCTC began to honor outstanding alumni by electing them to the Alumni Wall of Fame. This project … Continue reading Alumni Wall of Fame

Funding Student Educational Needs through Partnership with Foundation

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Susquehanna County Career & Technology Center:  Funding Student Educational Needs through Partnership with Foundation At a Glance Through a collaboration between Susquehanna County Career & Technology Center (SCCTC) and the Community Foundation of the Endless Mountains, SCCTC students who are financially eligible can receive scholarships to pay for the necessary expenses of their CTE program … Continue reading Funding Student Educational Needs through Partnership with Foundation

Promotional Video for the Life Sciences Video

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At a Glance Through a partnership with Bedford County Development Association, the Bedford County Technical Center (BCTC) developed a promotional video for CTC’s life sciences programs. The video was funded by local employers and businesses. BCTC created the video to promote awareness of the various life science careers in Bedford County and the related educational … Continue reading Promotional Video for the Life Sciences Video