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Building Connections

By | October 19th, 2017|Article|

On Friday, October 20, the Seacoast School of Technology will host a College and Career Fair with more than 65 colleges, technical programs, local businesses and military representatives expected in attendance. According to Equity Counselor Sharon Spooner, the objective behind the nearly full-day event is to help students gather information so they can make informed [...]

When One Door Closes, Another Opens for CTE

By | October 12th, 2017|Article|

For White Mountains Regional High School (WMRHS), the opportunity to transform its CTE program was about finding an open door after another one shut. “A few years ago, we were up for sizable renovations, which would’ve expanded many of the CTE classrooms, but unfortunately both measures failed,” explained Rob Scott, CTE Director at WMRHS. “It [...]

Flexibility and Competency Go Hand in Hand in Manchester

By | October 5th, 2017|Article|

She has penned an opinion piece for the Hechinger Report, a renowned education journal. In May, the Christian Science Monitor profiled her program in a story titled, “Reinventing high school.” However, for Karen Hannigan Machado, Principal at Manchester School of Technology (MST-HS)), helming one of New Hampshire’s most ambitious CTE programs—and one of its newest [...]

Career and Technical Education Changes with the Times

By | September 27th, 2017|Article|

  With a dynamic curriculum and growing public-private partnerships, the Portsmouth Career Technical Center is preparing its 280-plus student population for the challenges of a 21st century economy. “Our goal has always been to give our students the experience and certifications they need in industries that will allow them to stay right here and home [...]

NH-CTE Fall PACE Cluster-Based Professional Development

By | September 8th, 2017|Professional Development, Tid Bits|

The Career Development Bureau is co-sponsoring a Fall Professional Development Day on Friday, October 6, 2017, at the Concord Regional Technology Center (CRTC).  During this day we are offering several opportunities for CTE teachers to work together in cluster-based teams and to spend time talking and sharing resources with other CTE teachers from similar programs [...]

Industry and CTE Centers Partnerships Driving Innovation in NH

By | August 31st, 2017|Article|

With employers across a variety of industries in the Granite State struggling to meet their hiring needs, Career and Technical Education (CTE) centers have become an increasingly important resource. The capacity of CTE centers to develop the skilled workforce of tomorrow, however, has been significantly enhanced in the past two years through an innovative collaboration [...]

NH HOSA Returns from Orlando with International Honors

By | August 21st, 2017|HOSA, Tid Bits|

Over 10,128 HOSA members, advisors and guests participated in HOSA's International Leadership Conference in Orlando, FL, June 21-24, 2017. HOSA-Future Health Professionals from all over the country, Canada, American Samoa and Puerto Rico came together to compete, learn and share their HOSA experiences.  Conference highlights included 57 health-related competitive events, 128 educational workshops, and a [...]

Teachers and Administrators Gather for the first ever NH CTE Conference

By | August 19th, 2017|Professional Development, Tid Bits|

Close to 150 teachers, administrators and other professionals gathered at Rundlett Middle School in Concord for the first ever NH CTE Conference.  Over the course of two days, participants attended workshops featuring topics such as PACE, postsecondary pathways, Depth of Knowledge and OSHA requirements.  Justin Wells of Envision Learning Partners, Frank Edleblut, the NH Commissioner of Education, Paul [...]

Mapping out a New Course for CTE

By | August 14th, 2017|Article|

Earlier this year, the 27 Directors and Administrators of NH's Career and Technical Centers (NHCTA) created a new position—executive director—for the NH Career and Technical Educators association (NHCTE). Lasting several months, the search resulted in the hire of Christine Carr, a NH native who has helped more than 500 small technology businesses launch and grow [...]

Congress Tells FFA: Our Country Needs More People Like You

By | August 4th, 2017|Agricutlure, CTSO, FFA, Tid Bits|

This week Agriculture Committee Chairmen Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., and Rep. K. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, addressed more than 100 state FFA officers, urging them to advocate on behalf of agriculture and take advantage of the plentiful jobs within agriculture. “Our country needs more people like you, who know where their food and fiber come from, [...]