Keystone Central Career and Technology Center: PAsmart Grant to Build an Inclusive CNC Apprenticeship Ecosystem in Central PA

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At a Glance The Central Pennsylvania Workforce Development Corporation (CPDWC) in partnership with the Central Pennsylvania Apprenticeship Consortium (CPAC) has developed an inclusive Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Apprenticeship Ecosystem in central Pennsylvania.  The consortium of local manufacturers, school districts, and career and technology centers will collaborate with CPDWC to develop a CNC Machinist pre-apprenticeship pathway … Continue reading Keystone Central Career and Technology Center: PAsmart Grant to Build an Inclusive CNC Apprenticeship Ecosystem in Central PA

Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County: Weld-a-saurus Summer Camp

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At a Glance The Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County (CTCLC) collaborates with the Lackawanna County Workforce Development Board (WDB) to provide opportunities to educate students and parents/guardians on local in-demand occupations and the career pathways associated with them. As part of these efforts, CTCLC hosted a middle school summer camp called Weld-a-saurus during which … Continue reading Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County: Weld-a-saurus Summer Camp

Franklin County Career and Technology Center: Precision Machining Pre-Apprenticeship Program

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At a Glance The Franklin County Career and Technology Center (FCCTC) partnered with area manufacturers to provide customized training for precision machining and basic CNC processes to address a shortage of skilled labor in the region.  The CNC Operator program targets displaced as well as incumbent workers. Description Based on input from its partnering companies … Continue reading Franklin County Career and Technology Center: Precision Machining Pre-Apprenticeship Program

Upper Bucks County Technical School: Collaborating with Local Workforce Development Board to Create Improved Workforce and Economic Conditions

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At a Glance Upper Bucks County Technical School and the Bucks County Workforce and Economic Development of Bucks County collaborate and coordinate services to help prepare students for high skill, wage, and demand occupations in current and emerging professions.  Description Upper Bucks County Technical School and the Bucks County Workforce and Economic Development of Bucks … Continue reading Upper Bucks County Technical School: Collaborating with Local Workforce Development Board to Create Improved Workforce and Economic Conditions

Middle Bucks Institute of Technology: Partnership with the Workforce Development Board to Promote Business & Industry through Workplace Videos

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At a Glance Middle Bucks Institute of Technology is partnering with the Bucks County Career Pathways Partnership and the Bucks County Workforce Development Board to create a series of “A Day in the Life” workplace videos showcasing area business partners. The goal of the videos is to help students gain a better understanding of the … Continue reading Middle Bucks Institute of Technology: Partnership with the Workforce Development Board to Promote Business & Industry through Workplace Videos

Carlisle Area School District: Equus CareerLink Workforce Youth Development Program

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At a Glance The Carlisle Area School District partnered with the South-Central Workforce Development Board (SCPa Works) to provide underserved students with greater access to career training and employment opportunities. Description Leaders in the Carlisle Area School District (CASD) wanted to help youth and young adults from underserved populations learn about careers and find a … Continue reading Carlisle Area School District: Equus CareerLink Workforce Youth Development Program

Susquehanna County Career & Technology Center: Early Intervention to Address Student Performance Concerns

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At a Glance Instructors at Susquehanna County Career & Technology Center (SCCTC) use alert forms to notify the student, the parents, the counselor, and the executive director if a student’s grade dips below 75% in a class. This early-intervention approach addresses the needs of all students facing barriers to learning, including those from across the … Continue reading Susquehanna County Career & Technology Center: Early Intervention to Address Student Performance Concerns

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

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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

Collision Detailing Program Integration

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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

Outstanding Cooperative Education Student Awards

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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