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 [...]

Vermont / New Hampshire Career Development Association Unveils New Website

By | December 10th, 2017|Tid Bits|

Visit the updated Vermont/New Hampshire Career Development Association website. Find information on the organization, events, membership and more. The site includes details on the first official VT/NH CDA Conference / Workshop scheduled for April 13, 2018. website

A New Blueprint for Construction Trades

By | November 20th, 2017|Building & Construction Trades, Tid Bits|

It's been a month since Hurricane Harvey devastated the city of Houston and Southeast Texas. Damage estimates go up to $190 billion. The cleanup has begun, but a major shortage is looming for the rebuilding effort. It's not a lack of will, or money; it's a lack of skilled labor … a national shortage that's [...]

Cheshire CTE teacher awarded the Lawrence O’Toole Award

By | November 13th, 2017|Arts, A/V Technology & Communication, Awards, Film/Video & Photographic Arts, Other, Radio & Television Broadcasting Technology, Tid Bits|

On November 3rd, Keene High School teacher Jeremy VanDerKern was one of 12 New England educators presented with the Lawrence O'Toole Award for student-centered learning by the Nellie Mae Education Foundation.  This award comes with a $15,000.00 grant that Jeremy plans to use to create video series with his students highlighting Career & Technical Education.    video

Reaching Higher NH releases new CTE videos

By | November 13th, 2017|CTE Promotion, Tid Bits|

Reaching Higher NH recently released series of videos focused on CTE in NH.  Vote for the one that speaks to you and be entered to win a $250 VISA gift card!  videos and voting            

NH-CTE Fall PACE Cluster-Based Professional Development

By | September 8th, 2017|Professional Development, Tid Bits|

The Career Development Bureau is co-sponsoring a Fall Professional Development Day on Friday, October 6, 2017, at the Concord Regional Technology Center (CRTC).  During this day we are offering several opportunities for CTE teachers to work together in cluster-based teams and to spend time talking and sharing resources with other CTE teachers from similar programs [...]

NH HOSA Returns from Orlando with International Honors

By | August 21st, 2017|HOSA, Tid Bits|

Over 10,128 HOSA members, advisors and guests participated in HOSA's International Leadership Conference in Orlando, FL, June 21-24, 2017. HOSA-Future Health Professionals from all over the country, Canada, American Samoa and Puerto Rico came together to compete, learn and share their HOSA experiences.  Conference highlights included 57 health-related competitive events, 128 educational workshops, and a [...]

Teachers and Administrators Gather for the first ever NH CTE Conference

By | August 19th, 2017|Professional Development, Tid Bits|

Close to 150 teachers, administrators and other professionals gathered at Rundlett Middle School in Concord for the first ever NH CTE Conference.  Over the course of two days, participants attended workshops featuring topics such as PACE, postsecondary pathways, Depth of Knowledge and OSHA requirements.  Justin Wells of Envision Learning Partners, Frank Edleblut, the NH Commissioner of Education, Paul [...]