Industry Partnerships Help ‘Fuel’ Success for CTE Program

By | May 16th, 2019|Article|

Recently, Aaron White and Sheamus Powers, students in Portsmouth High School Career Technical Center’s Automotive Technology program, placed 7th in the nation at the National Auto Tech Championship in New York City. The achievement, according to Portsmouth Career Technical Education (CTE) Director Diane Canada, helps underscore not just the strength of the program, but its [...]

Biotechnology Program Receives National Recognition

By | May 6th, 2019|Article, Awards|

Advanced CTE recently recognized the top eight Career Technical Education (CTE) programs of study with the Excellence in Action Award. These programs represent the best of CTE, with each providing clear pathways into college and careers, rigorous academic and technical coursework, strong industry partnerships, and effective work-based learning experiences that offer opportunities for career exploration [...]

NH-CTE Leader of the Year Award

By | May 6th, 2019|Article, Awards|

Congratulations to Amanda Bastoni, CTE Director at Nashua Technology Center North, for being named as the 2019 NH-CTE Leader of the year. The award is for those employed as full-time CTE administrators, program specialists and coordinators (not employed as teachers or counselors) who have provided significant contributions to professional associations and NH-CTE programs for students [...]

Exeter Chamber of Commerce Recognizes Margaret Callahan, retiring SST Principal

By | May 4th, 2019|Article, Uncategorized|

Longtime St. Vincent de Paul board member and Exeter Rotarian Rachael Ela was named Citizen of the Year at the Exeter Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business of the Year awards. The annual ceremony, which honors businesses and community leaders, took place March 28 at the Ashworth by the Sea in Hampton. Ela was named Citizen [...]

NH-CTE Recognizes the 2019 Teacher of the Year

By | May 4th, 2019|Article|

The first EVER New Hampshire teacher of the year award was recently presented at Salem High School.  Like the 1st album of a great band, the first teacher winner reconciles YEARS of never choosing, so the competition was intense and the winner SO DESERVING! This winner will: Be recognized first and foremost in front of [...]

Getting Technical: Congresswoman visits Milford High School’s Applied Technology Center

By | May 4th, 2019|Article|

MILFORD – U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster, D-N.H., would certainly never discourage anyone from pursuing a bachelor’s degree. Still, during her Tuesday visit to Milford High School, Kuster acknowledged that four-year degrees are likely not the best path for everyone. “It is so oppressive for people with the burdens they have for college debt right now, [...]

Milford High School holds Job and Internship Fair for students

By | May 4th, 2019|Article, Uncategorized|

MILFORD – With handshakes and smiles, students put their best selves forward last week during a job and internship fair at Milford High School. Representatives of 45 local companies had booths set up in the gym for the all-day event so students could quiz them about opportunities for summer jobs or long-term careers. “Every company [...]

Principal Looking to “Grow” Awareness of Award-Winning Program

By | May 1st, 2019|Article|

Recently, Margaret Callahan, principal at Seacoast School of Technology (SST), was awarded the Honorary State Future Farmers of America (FFA) degree in recognition of her support and dedication to agricultural education students in New Hampshire. Acknowledging she was “overwhelmed” and “stunned” by the accolade, Callahan said the real story is the strength of the Animal [...]

Educators and Business Leaders to Explore Apprenticeships at Roundtable Discussion

By | April 24th, 2019|Article|

EOn Monday, May 13, dozens of educators and industry leaders are expected at Business Roundtable: Apprenticeship as a Workforce Solution, hosted by Apprenticeship NH and NHTI, Concord's Community College. According to Amie L. Pariseau of the New Hampshire Lodging & Restaurant Association, the apprenticeship model is important in NH. “Apprenticeships can assist employers who are [...]

Students on the Right “Career Path” in CTE

By | April 16th, 2019|Article|

Students on the right “career path” in CTE While Career and Technical Education (CTE) has garnered more attention in recent years, much is still misunderstood about it. “CTE is not a lower level of education,” said Samara Holmes, current student at Seacoast School of Technology (SST). “Technical schools and entering ‘the trades’ have a bad [...]