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 Description TCHS-Pickering administrators developed the AMP event in an effort to change outdated perceptions about careers in manufacturing.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
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
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
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
At a Glance Through collaboration among eight CTCs in southwest Pennsylvania and the Carpenters Apprentice Union, senior carpentry students attend the Annual Carpenters Apprentice Training Career Connection Seminar. Students spend a day at the training center and participate in activities such as mock interviews, sample assessments and relevant carpentry lessons. Description The Annual Carpenters Apprentice … Continue reading Southwest Regional Carpenter Apprenticeship Seminar
At a Glance Greater Johnstown Career & Technology Center (GJCTC) students attended a career development workshop that addressed how to plan for future career success. Description In April of 2017, GJCTC collaborated with Cambria County CareerLink and Goodwill to provide a career development workshop that all 10th and 11th grade GJCTC students were required to … Continue reading Career Development Workshop
In fall 2017, CCTI developed an engaging 13-minute video to support non-traditional student recruiting efforts. View the video here.
Eight CTCs partnered with their Workforce Development Boards to expand career development. Learn more about the important and innovative ways they utilized this funding. Eastern Westmoreland Career and Technical Center https://pacteresources.com/2017/06/promising-practices-eastern-westmoreland-career-and-technical-center/ Lehigh Career and Technical Center and Lehigh Valley https://pacteresources.com/2017/06/promising-practices-lcti-and-lehigh-valley/ Upper Bucks County Technical School https://pacteresources.com/2017/03/promising-practice-upper-bucks-county-technical-school/ A.W. Beattie Career Center https://pacteresources.com/2017/03/promising-practice-a-w-beattie-career-center/ Mercer County Career Center … Continue reading Making the Most of a Business-Education Partnership Grant
As part of a federal grant application, Team Pennsylvania created this informative four-minute video.
To help students make a successful transition to college and career, teachers, guidance counselors, and administrators at many Pennsylvanias career and technical centers (CTCs) are providing explicit and innovative supports that increase students college and career awareness, help them navigate through the college application and admission process, and help them enter the workforce. This PDE … Continue reading Supporting Career and Technical Education Students Transition to College and Career