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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...

Savage, who helped N.J. rediscover need for CTE programs at vo-tech schools, retires today

After more than 20 years in the role, Judy Savage retires Thursday as the executive director of the New Jersey Council of County Vocational-Technical Schools. Savage, who will succeeded by Assistant Director Jackie Burke, said...

Career Classroom: State investment in vo-tech schools targets specific workforce sectors

For businesses repeatedly hitting “renew” on job postings, the state Legislature just sent a strong message that real solutions are on the way. Last week, lawmakers gave final approval for $220 million in grants...

Investors gives $21K grant to NJAC Foundation to support scholarships for vo-tech students

Investors Bank, through the Investors Foundation, has awarded the New Jersey Association of Counties Foundation a grant of $21,000 to provide scholarships for county vocational-technical school graduates who plan on continuing their education at...

Career Classroom: Vo-tech students in Atlantic County prepare for careers in aviation industry

When Atlantic County identified aviation as a key industry to help diversify its economic base beyond the gaming and tourism industries, the county vocational-technical school launched a new program to prepare young people for...

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