Dental Assisting Science I deemed a success in its first semester

By | November 18th, 2020|Article|

In response to a shortage of dental assistants in New Hampshire and across the nation, NHTI, Concord's Community College launched Dental Assisting Science I this fall for New Hampshire high school sophomores, juniors and seniors. According to Joseph Wholley, who is currently enrolled in the course this semester, Dental Assisting Science 1 allowed him to [...]

New E-course Expands Opportunities for High School Students

By | August 22nd, 2020|Article|

Citing a shortage of dental assistants in New Hampshire and across the nation, Lisa Scott, Dental Assisting Program Coordinator at NHTI, Concord's Community College, set about to develop an online course in its Dental Assisting Program. Her efforts have resulted in Dental Assisting Science I, available for the first time this fall for New Hampshire [...]

NHLRA Connects with Educators and the Workforce

By | August 20th, 2020|Article|

While the continued pandemic presents many unknowns, the New Hampshire Lodging & Restaurant Association (NHLRA) continues to look for opportunities to engage both students and industry. “The association had to pivot quite a bit to be able to support the hospitality industry to the best of our ability,” said Amie Pariseau, Education and Workforce Development [...]

NCC goes “ALL” in

By | June 1st, 2020|Article|

For adult learners who want to earn an associate degree in 20 months or certificate in 10 months, the Accelerated Lifelong Learning Program (ALL) at Nashua Community College (NCC) may be for you. Developed by Samantha Belcourt, CTE and Continuing Education Coordinator, ALL is scheduled to launch in fall 2020 with the following programs:   [...]

NHLRA Launches New Hampshire Hospitality Employee Relief Fund

By | May 5th, 2020|Article|

In partnership with the New Hampshire Lodging & Restaurant Association Education Foundation, the New Hampshire Lodging & Restaurant Association (NHLRA) recently launched the New Hampshire Hospitality Employee Relief Fund (NNHERF). The purpose of NNHERF, according to NHLRA’s Amie Pariseau, is to support employees of the hospitality industry who have been impacted by COVID-19. “We have [...]

Students Excel at New Hampshire ProStart State Invitational

By | April 21st, 2020|Article, Uncategorized|

In March, dozens of students came together to compete in the categories of Culinary and Management at the New Hampshire ProStart State Invitational. Mount Washington Valley Career & Technical Center (MWVCTC) won in the Culinary category while Pinkerton Academy took first in Management. According to Amie Pariseau of the New Hampshire Lodging & Restaurant Association (NHLRA), however, [...]

Full “STEM” Ahead for GTD

By | March 18th, 2020|Article|

While the next series of NH Girls Technology Day (GTD) events are cancelled due to the coronavirus, its mission is alive and well. FWhile the next series of NH Girls Technology Day (GTD) events are cancelled due to the coronavirus, its mission is alive and well. “GTD is important because it allows 8 to 10th grade [...]

An Inside Look into LRTC with Bruce Farr

By | March 2nd, 2020|Article|

In 2019, Bruce Farr, Principal of Lakes Region Technical Center (LRTC), received the 2019 NHCTE Service Award, a recognition that underscores for him the importance of Career and Technical Education (CTE) itself. “Everyone needs a balanced education,” he said. “Public education must provide our young people with an appreciation for the arts, academic skills, civic engagement [...]

CTSO Day underscores importance of CTE

By | February 17th, 2020|Article|

In an effort to increase statewide awareness about Career and Technical Education (CTE) in NH, the public is invited to attend CTSO Day at the State House Library Map Room on Tuesday, February 18. In addition to presentations to elected officials by Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSO) state officers, the annual event features demonstrations, [...]

A deeper look at the Granite State Association of FFA

By | February 11th, 2020|Article|

On April 2, large crowds are expected at the Omni Mount Washington Resort for the 90th annual convention of the Granite State Association of FFA, an event that serves multiple purposes. “It is the culmination of the FFA year for our students, a chance for them to come together and test their skills against others with [...]