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|

AOn 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 similar interests [...]

Nashua Community College Invites Students to ‘discover’

By | February 11th, 2020|Article|

NOn April 2 at Nashua Community College, high school juniors and seniors are invited to Industry & Transportation/Manufacturing Career Discovery Day, an opportunity to learn about their various transportation and manufacturing programs. Transportation programs include Automotive Technology, Aviation Technology, Collision Repair Technology and Honda Automotive Technology, while manufacturing programs feature Precision Manufacturing, CNC and Mechanical [...]

Volvo Car University and Volvo Cars Exeter Team Up to Assist SST

By | February 8th, 2020|Article|

Career and Technical Education is often at the forefront when it comes to experiential, hands-on education, which is demonstrated in a recently announced collaboration between Seacoast School of Technology (SST) and Volvo Car University. Spearheaded by Dan Enxing of Volvo Cars Exeter, SST is one of six schools in the nation--and the only high school--to [...]

2020 Workforce Series Kicks Off

By | January 28th, 2020|Article|

2Recently, the New Hampshire Lodging & Restaurant Association (NHLRA) launched its 2020 Workforce Series, which is geared specifically toward the hospitality and tourism industry. In the first event, NH Human Trafficking Hospitality Industry Awareness Training, attendees learned how to identify such a situation, what to do and whom to call. “It was well-attended and revealed [...]

‘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 [...]