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Making the Case for Computational Thinking in the Classroom

By | June 13th, 2018|Article|

Loosely defined as the thought processes involved in formulating problems and expressing solutions in ways that can be carried out by computers, computational thinking is not just relevant for computer science. This hypothesis has been the basis for Creative Computing Challenge (CCC), a five-year program funded by the National Science Foundation. Its purpose is to [...]

The Employment Gap and Importance of CTE

By | June 12th, 2018|Article|

Should a business owner ever turn down work? If you own a business in what is broadly referred to as “the trades,” the answer is probably yes, which Al Lawrence, owner of Artisan Electric in Madbury, NH, says only tells part of the story. The building industry is struggling because we have paid so little [...]

Nashua Technology Center Video Production and Broadcasting Program Wins National Recognition!

By | May 31st, 2018|Arts, A/V Technology & Communication, Film/Video & Photographic Arts, Other, Programs, Radio & Television Broadcasting Technology, Schools, Tid Bits|

Advance CTE's annual Excellence in Action award recognizes and honors superior Career Technical Education (CTE) programs of study from across the nation. Selected programs of study will exemplify excellence in the implementation of the Career Clusters, show a true progression from secondary to postsecondary education, provide meaningful work-based learning opportunities, and have a substantial and evidence-based [...]

U.S. Representative Annie Kuster Promotes Career Education

By | May 31st, 2018|CTE Promotion, Tid Bits|

Representative Annie Kuster recently released a plan she terms the “Jobs and Opportunity Agenda.” Kuster highlighted the state’s relatively low jobless rate, saying the challenge now is to provide New Hampshire students the training they need to attain employment. “We have the jobs and we’re looking for people with the skills to fill those jobs,” is how U.S. [...]

NHJES offers unique opportunity for students

By | May 6th, 2018|Article|

Reflecting its mission “to provide education, leadership, and support for the profession of Engineering across all disciplines of practice,” the New Hampshire Joint Engineering Societies (NHJES) is inviting students to its annual fall conference in October. NHJES is made up of organizations such as; Structural Engineers of New Hampshire (SENH), Society of Women Engineers (SWE), [...]

Register now for the 2018 NH CTE Conference!

By | May 4th, 2018|CTE Promotion, Professional Development, Tid Bits|

Click on the title for registration links. Conference registration Exhibition of Student Work

10th Annual NH Construction Career Days

By | May 4th, 2018|Building & Construction Trades, Cabinetmaking & Millwork, Drafting & Design Technology, Electrician, Heating/Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, Heavy Equipment Maintenance & Repair, Plumbing & Water Supply Services, SkillsUSA NH, Tid Bits|

This year's Construction Career Days are scheduled for September 27th and 28th from 8:30-12:30.  It will be held at the Hillsborough County Youth Center Foundation in New Boston, NH.  New Hampshire Construction Career Days (NHCCD) exposes New Hampshire high school students to possible career paths in both the construction and transportation industries through a hands-on exhibits and educational [...]

Educators Creating ‘Pathway’ to Success at MST

By | April 29th, 2018|Article|

While academic debates still persist regarding whether today's student requires more hands-on training or academic rigor to succeed as an adult, such discussions miss a key point. “There is a real career to be had in the trades that is quite lucrative with the right education,” said Karen Machado, principal at Manchester School of Technology [...]

GBCC Hospitality Students Learn from Industry Pro’s During Wine Expo NH

By | April 22nd, 2018|Culinary Arts, Hospitality, Lodging Management, Restaurant, Culinary & Catering Management/Manager, Tid Bits|

Students in Great Bay Community College’s hospitality management program will work side-by-side with wine professionals at Wine Expo NH, a festive wine-and-food event on May 2nd at Portsmouth Harbor Events Center in the Portwalk. This walk-around grand tasting will raise money for student scholarships. Wine Expo NH will showcase hundreds of wines will all wines [...]

NH CTE Conference Pre-Registration is Now Available

By | April 21st, 2018|CTE Administration, Professional Development, Tid Bits|

The NH Department of Education Bureau of Career Development is happy to announce that pre-registration for the NH-CTE Summer Conference 2018  is now open.  All of NH's CTE community is invited to attend August 14th-16th at Plymouth State University. The cost of the conference is FREE!  When you click on the pre-registration link you will [...]