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Building a Workforce Development Pipeline

By | November 27th, 2017|Article, Uncategorized|

With unemployment rates at historic lows, every sector in industry is struggling with workforce development questions and challenges, which led to a "Conversation Café" this past summer at which numerous stakeholders weighed in on the issue.    The brainstorming session was spearheaded by the New Hampshire HR Council, the Manchester Area Human Resource Association (MAHRA) [...]

A New Blueprint for Construction Trades

By | November 20th, 2017|Building & Construction Trades, Tid Bits|

It's been a month since Hurricane Harvey devastated the city of Houston and Southeast Texas. Damage estimates go up to $190 billion. The cleanup has begun, but a major shortage is looming for the rebuilding effort. It's not a lack of will, or money; it's a lack of skilled labor … a national shortage that's [...]

Automotive Education Scholarship Awarded

By | November 20th, 2017|Article, Automotive|

Nicholas Raynes of Exeter received a $1,000 scholarship from the New Hampshire Automotive Education Foundation (NHAEF). He was given an additional $1,500 scholarship last year.  Nick is in his second year at Nashua Community College, where he is pursuing an associate degree in automotive technology. In addition to his studies, Nick is working in the service department at [...]

Cheshire CTE teacher awarded the Lawrence O’Toole Award

By | November 13th, 2017|Arts, A/V Technology & Communication, Awards, Film/Video & Photographic Arts, Other, Radio & Television Broadcasting Technology, Tid Bits|

On November 3rd, Keene High School teacher Jeremy VanDerKern was one of 12 New England educators presented with the Lawrence O'Toole Award for student-centered learning by the Nellie Mae Education Foundation.  This award comes with a $15,000.00 grant that Jeremy plans to use to create video series with his students highlighting Career & Technical Education.    video

Reaching Higher NH releases new CTE videos

By | November 13th, 2017|CTE Promotion, Tid Bits|

Reaching Higher NH recently released series of videos focused on CTE in NH.  Vote for the one that speaks to you and be entered to win a $250 VISA gift card!  videos and voting            

“Manufacturing” a Path to Success

By | November 10th, 2017|Article|

A 4-year college or university is not the only pathway to a successful career, which is something Joe Peterson wishes he knew when he graduated high school in 2008. Acknowledging he felt pressure to attend post-secondary school of some kind while also admitting he had no concrete plan for his future, he enrolled in a [...]

NH Students Share What is Working to Get Them Ready for the Future

By | October 31st, 2017|Article|

As automation and artificial intelligence continue to change the way all industries operate, students planning for college and careers face a unique challenge – securing educational opportunities that will serve them in a world where employment needs change faster than the time it takes to earn a post-secondary degree or job training. The Ready in [...]

Future Looks Bright for Construction

By | October 24th, 2017|Article, Building & Construction Trades|

On Thursday, October 26, hundreds of business owners, architects, contractors and others are expected to attend the Annual “Excellence in Construction” Awards, presented by the Associated Builders and Contractors, New Hampshire/Vermont Chapter (ABCNHVT). At the event in which there are seats for 50 teachers and students at no charge, ABCNHVT’s Jennifer Landon said the purpose [...]

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 [...]