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Career Classroom: Career and technical education is link between hands-on learning, lifelong careers

As a business owner, Kevin Madden knows the challenges of finding skilled workers. As a graduate of a county vocational-technical high school, he recognizes where to find them. “One of the most valuable portions of...

Career Classroom: Specialized career programs help students with disabilities prepare for in-demand supermarket, retail...

Nearly two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, supermarkets continue to face significant labor shortages. County vocational-technical school districts in Monmouth, Ocean and Union counties are helping to meet this persistent need with specialized career...

NJ Bio expands its state-of-the-art facility in Princeton

Integrated chemistry service provider NJ Bio announced that it expanded its Princeton laboratory and headquarters from 35,000 square feet to approximately 79,000 square feet. This expansion is significant because it will allow the biopharmaceutical company...

Career Classroom: Demand is high for professionals to serve as career and technical education...

Successful professionals in technology, trade, medical and a host of other industries are finding fulfilling second careers in a place they probably never expected to revisit — the high school classroom. New Jersey’s “alternate route”...

Career Classroom: Increased attention to cybersecurity includes training and recruiting today’s tech-savvy students

Cyberattacks are on the rise, especially given our increased reliance, or outright dependence, on technology since the onset of the pandemic.   “Workers and learners were moved from their offices and schools into their homes...

Willoughby honored for her support, assistance for CTE programs

Melanie Willoughby, executive director of the New Jersey Business Action Center, was honored with the CTE Leadership Award by the New Jersey Council of County Vocational-Technical Schools for her longstanding support of vocational and...

Career Classroom: Schools, employers work together to attract more females to traditionally male-dominated careers

Savvy employers are doing more than accepting and recruiting women into roles that some would consider nontraditional, such as automotive technology and construction trades. Many are also actively building education and training paths for...

Career Classroom: Employment needs drive development of new career-based training programs

Last fall, Ocean County Vocational Technical School launched a two-year heavy equipment operator program for high school students. Only the second program of its kind in the state, the enthusiastic response from industry partners...

Morris County makes major expansion to workforce programs at Morris County Vo-Tech, CCM

The Morris County commissioners — in moves that aim to create and build the workforce of the future — announced major expansions of programs at both Morris County Vocational School and the County College...

Career Classroom: Atlantic County Institute of Technology students get real-world experience through internships at...

Jah Xavier Delgado sits in front of his laptop computer in the media center at Atlantic County Institute of Technology staring intently into his screen. But he’s not checking his social media accounts, or watching...

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