Congress Tells FFA: Our Country Needs More People Like You

By | August 4th, 2017|Agricutlure, CTSO, FFA, Tid Bits|

This week Agriculture Committee Chairmen Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., and Rep. K. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, addressed more than 100 state FFA officers, urging them to advocate on behalf of agriculture and take advantage of the plentiful jobs within agriculture. “Our country needs more people like you, who know where their food and fiber come from, [...]

SkillsUSA NH Seeking New Board Members

By | June 26th, 2017|SkillsUSA NH, Tid Bits|

SkillsUSA is an applied method of instruction for preparing America’s high performance workers in public career and technical programs. We provide quality education experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development. We build and reinforce self-confidence, work attitudes and communications skills. SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization serving teachers, high school and college [...]

Join Us at the First NH Career & Technical Education Conference

By | June 26th, 2017|Professional Development, Tid Bits|

For two days in mid-August, join your CTE peers from across the state for the first annual NH Career and Technical Education Summer Conference. Online Registration is now open for our 2017 CTE Summer Conference!  Click this link for all the details and how to register.  Registration deadline is June 28, but please jump in [...]

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Invites Dover FFA to Participate in Town Hall Discussion

By | May 13th, 2017|Agricutlure, CTSO, FFA, Tid Bits, Uncategorized|

The newly named United States Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, invited the Dover FFA Chapter to participate in a digital town hall.  The group was one of 6 chapters from across the country invited to join a the discussion about the future of agriculture.  Watch the conversation.

Check out the article on Manchester School of Technology

By | January 27th, 2017|Tid Bits|

Today's Association for Career and Technical Education Smartbrief included an article discussing competency-based education in New Hampshire. "A school in New Hampshire, where academics support career and technical courses, has adopted a competency-based system in which students work at their own pace. In this commentary, principal Karen Hannigan Machado shares the pros and cons of [...]

Tiny Houses at SST a Big Hit!

By | January 13th, 2017|Building & Construction Trades, Tid Bits|

Four CTE centers in New Hampshire are joining the tiny house movement. Tiny House New Hampshire is a workforce development program designed to encourage students from career technical centers to consider the construction trades industry. Four schools around the state are taking part in the program. The other schools are Huot Technical Center in the [...]

Salem Culinary Students Give Back To Those In Need

By | December 22nd, 2016|Culinary Arts, Hospitality, Tid Bits|

Salem High School culinary students are preparing hundreds of meals for those in need around their community.  Not only do students gain valuable experience in producing large quantities of food, they help out area food banks and homeless shelters in the process.  VH1 recently aired a video highlighting the project linked here. A Go Fund Me [...]

“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.  

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       [...]