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By | January 29th, 2018|CTSO, Tid Bits|

Career and Technical Student Organizations State Officers from across New Hampshire will be attending CTSO Day at the State House Library Map Room on Tuesday, February 6th from 9am to 1pm. All elected officials and CTE School Administrators are invited and encouraged to attend. State officers will present to our elected officials to increase CTSO [...]

CTE Program Enables Youth to go for “a Ride”

By | January 24th, 2018|Article|

Traditional educational approaches often focus on theory as opposed to practical application, which does not define STEM CTE programs, according to Frank Xydias, engineering instructor at Milford High School & Applied Technology Center in Milford. "Many of the problems we solve in STEM classes are open-ended and grounded in solving real-world problems," he said. Such [...]

First NH Hospitality Month

By | January 17th, 2018|Culinary Arts, Hospitality, Lodging Management, Restaurant, Culinary & Catering Management/Manager, Tid Bits|

The New Hampshire Lodging and Restaurant Association announces the first annual Hospitality “Month”with events April 2nd – April 20th.  The goal of New Hampshire Hospitality Month is to generate interest about careers in the industry. What is a day in the life of a hospitality employee like? What opportunities are available in this industry? What paths [...]

Salem Students Take Top Honors in Written Automotive Skills Contest

By | January 17th, 2018|Automotive, Tid Bits|

After weeks of competitive testing across New Hampshire’s various Career Technical Education Centers, the New Hampshire Automobile Dealer's Association has named the top four winning teams that have earned scholarships in the written phase.  Ten schools in total will move on to the practical phase of the NHADA Auto Tech State Championship.  Salem’s David Jacobs and Garrett [...]

Employment Pipeline Gets a Boost

By | January 17th, 2018|Article|

One of the biggest challenges facing employers today is how to connect with today's students to create a working employment pipeline. This challenge may have been ameliorated recently with a U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division ruling on January 5, which provides less stringent guidelines regarding internships. According to Doug Cullen of Pinkerton [...]

FFA Honorary American Degree Awarded

By | January 8th, 2018|CTSO, Tid Bits, Uncategorized|

At the recent National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Debbi Cox was awarded the Honorary American Degree for her volunteer work on the state level.  Not only is she the President of the NH FFA Foundation, she spends time on with the state alumni group, the advisory council and organizing the FFA state convention.  Debbi also [...]

Informational Industry Tours a Big Hit at SST

By | January 4th, 2018|Article|

In early December, dozens of school counselors, school board members and administrators attended an Informational Industry Tour at the Seacoast School of Technology (SST) in Exeter. At this event, the focus was on the Restaurant, Hotel and Hospitality Industry, according to Equity Counselor Sharon Spooner. "Our aim for providing this tour was for school counselors, [...]

National High School Design Competition

By | December 10th, 2017|Tid Bits|

The Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum recently launched its third annual National High School Design Competition, challenging teens around the country to design a solution to make the everyday—place, process, or object—accessible for all. The competition is free to enter with entries due on February 12, 2018.  Prizes include trips to New York City, Austin, and Minneapolis to [...]

FFA Display Wins National Honors

By | December 10th, 2017|Tid Bits|

The Sugar River Valley FFA Chapter recently traveled to Indianapolis for the National FFA Convention. In addition to the competitions, speakers, workshops and career expo, the students created a masterful state display representing New Hampshire. Highlighting the state's maple industry, the students manned the booth in the Hall of States Exhibit throughout the convention interacting [...]

Sullivan County Regional Career Pathways Fair

By | December 10th, 2017|Tid Bits|

Sugar River Valley Regional Technical Center was home to the first Sullivan County Regional Career Pathways Fair. Middle and High School students from the district had the chance to explore county educational and employment opportunities. Agricultural Science, Health Science, Manufacturing and Technology clusters were highlighted with information on secondary and post-secondary CTE programs. Area businesses [...]