“It’s Time for Vocational Schools to Get Some Respect”

By | November 1st, 2016|Tid Bits|

Read this Boston Globe article about the need for CTE. http://www.bostonglobe.com/magazine/2016/09/28/workschool/BapGlJ8WGrI5cdQuDmcmNI/story.html  

Join NH School Counselors and Others on November 8th

By | October 28th, 2016|Tid Bits|

Last month, 30 NH school counselors got together at Manchester Community College and had a terrific interactive experience learning firsthand about 21st century careers and career readiness.  The reviews of this event were hugely positive (see attached on page 3-4).  Round #2 is on Election Day, November 8th in Lebanon, NH.  We will be touring [...]

Register Now for Girls Technology Days 2017

By | October 17th, 2016|Computers, Manufacturing Technology/Technician, STEM, Tid Bits|

Preregistration is now available for Girls Technology Day 2017!  This year there are three locations and dates to choose from:                                          Tuesday, March 14 @NHTI in Concord                                          Thursday, March 16 @UNH in Durham       [...]

NH Construction Career Days on WMUR’s Chronicle

By | October 9th, 2016|Building & Construction Trades, Tid Bits|

Check out the television covereage of this super successful event!   http://www.wmur.com/new-hampshire-chronicle/tuesday-october-4th-new-hampshire-construction-career-days/41883486

SkillsUSA NH Welcomes a New State Director

By | September 9th, 2016|Noteworthy, SkillsUSA NH, Tid Bits|

SkillsUSA New Hampshire would like to announce the arrival of Joshua Brunk as the organization's State Director. Joshua arrives to us from Pennsylvania with fourteen years as a member of SkillsUSA. Joshua is returning to his home state of New Hampshire to support the goals of SkillsUSA New Hampshire. He will be an asset as [...]

SkillsUSA NH Shines at Pinkerton Academy

By | September 9th, 2016|Noteworthy, SkillsUSA NH, Tid Bits|

https://vimeo.com/53905011

New Perkins “Q and A” Guidance from the Federal Department of Education

By | September 6th, 2016|CTE Administration, Noteworthy, Tid Bits|

Earlier this month, the federal Department of Education (ED) released a new set of responses to frequently asked questions regarding the implementation of the Perkins Act. Three new questions were included in the new set (Version 5.0), including information on academic courses, school-based businesses and equity activities. The specific new questions are listed below, and [...]

NH CTE Working Towards 65 X 25

By | September 6th, 2016|CTE Administration, Noteworthy, Tid Bits|

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FFA State Officers Visit New Commercial Facility

By | August 22nd, 2016|CTSO, FFA, Horticulture, Noteworthy, Tid Bits|

The FFA State Officers recently had the opportunity to visit Lëf Farms, a new 75,000 square foot, multi-million dollar production facility in Loudon.  The operation, owned by Pleasant View Gardens, is expected to hydroponically produce 1.3 million pounds of fresh greens each year.  With their state-of-the-art computerized system, harvest to table time is 24 hours.  [...]