In 2017, the New Hampshire Lodging and Restaurant Association (NHLRA) attended several sessions at the annual CTE Summer Conference to better understand the CTE model, which led to increased involvement at the same event this August. We find our relationships with CTE centers integral to developing and strengthening the hospitality industry. In 2017, we attended [...]
At the recent National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Debbi Cox was awarded the Honorary American Degree for her volunteer work on the state level. Not only is she the President of the NH FFA Foundation, she spends time on with the state alumni group, the advisory council and organizing the FFA state convention. Debbi also [...]
With unemployment rates at historic lows, every sector in industry is struggling with workforce development questions and challenges, which led to a "Conversation Café" this past summer at which numerous stakeholders weighed in on the issue. The brainstorming session was spearheaded by the New Hampshire HR Council, the Manchester Area Human Resource Association (MAHRA) [...]
On Friday, May 5, the Concord Regional Technical Center (CRTC) held its 6th Annual Hair Fashion Show & Competition at Concord High School. In total, 37 students competed with representation from Concord Regional Technical Center, Cheshire Career Center, Sugar River Valley Regional Tech and Nashua North. The theme for this year’s event was A Day [...]
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.
Braving blustery elements at the University of New Hampshire on March 11, several dozen students from 7 high schools came together to compete at the NH State ProStart Competition. The stakes were high, as the winner represents the state at the National ProStart Competition in South Carolina in April, while individuals on each of the [...]
Sometimes, youth must think “tiny” in order to dream big, which is a metaphorical concept that will come to life for about 100 Career and Technical Education (CTE) students in the next 4 to 5 months. Representing 4 CTE centers from across NH, these students will build 5 “tiny” homes as part of a competition [...]