‘AMPED’ on CTE

By | January 17th, 2020|Article|

In June, Region 14 Applied Technology Center (ATC) and Conval High School in Peterborough will host AMPED on Algebra, a workshop for teachers that underscores an important concept behind Career and Technical Education (CTE) itself. “It is important that CTE instructors demonstrate to students that the competencies we are teaching represent the knowledge and skills [...]

‘Cooking Up’ Success at Tuckaway Tavern and Butchery

By | November 22nd, 2019|Article|

‘For young people looking to get their foot through the proverbial door of the culinary industry, there may be no better opportunity than the Cook Apprenticeship Program at Tuckaway Tavern and Butchery in Raymond. “We have tailored this program to coincide with the training for our cook position,” explained Tuckaway Tavern's Assistant Executive Chef Jen [...]

Workforce shortage necessitates creative recruitment strategies

By | November 5th, 2019|Article|

MFLike many states, New Hampshire is experiencing difficulty filling available jobs in what are broadly referred to as ‘the trades,’ which has one business owner “thinking outside the box.” “Rather than posting jobs on job boards, which really doesn’t work anymore, I am turning to the community for their help,” said Al Lawrence, owner of [...]

Engineering The Future

By | October 28th, 2019|Article|

EAt Milford High School & Applied Technology Center (ATC), educational experiences in Engineering has opened up possibilities for several students, including junior Veronica Sillerico and senior Matthew Hannon. “I took Engineering Design to get a better idea of what a career in engineering would be like in my first year of high school,” said Sillerico. She [...]

NHJES Annual Conference Highlights Diversity in Engineering

By | October 18th, 2019|Article|

On October 2, the New Hampshire Joint Engineering Societies (NHJES) held its 13th Annual Conference, highlighted by a live demonstration from students from St. Thomas Aquinas in Derry. “They were able to demonstrate the skill of the VEX IQ robot picking up cylinders in an agility style movement,” said NHEJS Board Member Frank Xydias, who teaches [...]

One Superintendent’s Take on Career Pathways, ELO’s, and Competency-Based Education

By | September 17th, 2019|Article|

ORecently, David Ryan, Superintendent of School at SAU 16, spoke about the importance of helping build pathways to careers for students at Seacoast School of Technology, a topic he feels should receive more attention. “The current state of education includes multiple pathways for students that don't resemble traditional schooling of years' past,” he said. “We [...]

Making the Business Case for English

By | August 9th, 2019|Article, Uncategorized|

MWhile English is often viewed as a stand-alone academic subject, Beth York, English teacher and reading specialist at Concord High School, said it is time to rethink that paradigm. “Most people in the working world will be using their literacy to persuade, inform, instruct, remedy, or collaborate in order to achieve a goal,” she said. [...]

2019 NH-CTE Advocate of the Year

By | July 16th, 2019|Article, Awards|

State Senator Regina Birdsell was recently recognized as the 2019 NH-CTE Advocate of the Year. According to Doug Cullen of Pinkerton Academy, Senator Birdsell represents everything a CTE Center wants from an advocate in Government: a supporter, voice-in-Concord and always-present. She frequently attends events offering encouragement to not only students but also to faculty and [...]

Education and Industry Partners ‘Serving Up’ New Career Pathways

By | July 4th, 2019|Article|

There are many pathways into a career, which underscores New Hampshire Lodging and Restaurant Association’s role in Carroll Academy, an adult high school program in Tamworth, NH. “In this current workforce climate, you need to look into every possible resource and partnership,” said Amie Pariseau of New Hampshire Lodging and Restaurant Association (NHLRA). Whereas much [...]

Meeting Industry Needs at Bretton Woods Culinary Academy

By | June 20th, 2019|Article|

To meet the workforce demands, Omni Mount Washington Resort has developed Bretton Woods Culinary Academy (BWCA) in partnership with White Mountains Community College (WMCC) and the NH Department of Labor. A 3-year program, BWCA allows students to enroll in WMCC to work on their Associates Degree in Culinary Arts and attend classes at Omni. “They work with chefs on property and learn [...]