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Essex County Vocational Technical Schools is 1 of 19 in country to get Perkins...

The Essex County Vocational Technical Schools received a $1.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Perkins Innovation and Modernization, Career Connected High Schools grant program. And, while million-dollar grants seemingly are thrown around...

Career Classroom: County vocational-technical schools celebrate industry teamwork with end-of-year honors

New Jersey’s county vocational-technical schools have each named a 2023 Business Partner of the Year to highlight a company or professional helping to prepare a new generation for the workforce. Such partners are critical...

Career Classroom: Looking to grow? Invest in young talent through work-based learning

As alumni of the county vocational-technical schools where they are now employed, David Nash and Anthony Bermudez are uniquely suited for their roles as work-based learning coordinators. Their enthusiasm is fueled by their understanding...

Career Classroom: As manufacturing roles evolve, so do career and technical education programs

This fall, 26 freshmen became the first students enrolled in Gloucester County Institute of Technology’s Academy of Advanced Manufacturing and Applied Science. The high school program is housed in a brand-new, 25,760-square-foot building. This...

Sky’s the limit: Atlantic County students study aviation and aerospace as high schoolers, putting...

Opportunities in aviation are broad, extending well beyond flying planes. Atlantic County Institute of Technology has relied on partnerships to ensure county youth are aware of these opportunities — especially those right in their...

Bergen New Bridge Medical Center cuts ribbon on skilled trade apprenticeship facility

Bergen New Bridge Medical Center recently cut the ribbon on its skilled trade apprenticeship facility, celebrating the partnership between the hospital and the Bergen County Technical Schools. The medical center places students who have completed...

Hudson County Community College’s welding program receives $50K from heavy metal band Metallica

One of the world’s most famous heavy metal bands is providing scholarships to a group of Hudson County Community College students to enhance their careers and support their technical education. As the band continues to...

Career Classroom: Work-based learning helps employers — and students

The countdown is on for the start of school. Parents and students are no doubt aware of the timeline, but employers across the state are becoming increasingly attuned to it, as well. Many are...

‘Face of manufacturing in New Jersey’ honored with CTE Leadership Award

The New Jersey Council of County Vocational-Technical Schools recently presented John Kennedy with the 2023 Career and Technical Education Leadership Award in recognition of his tireless efforts to strengthen the state’s manufacturing industry. Following 11...

Career Classroom: County vocational-technical students apply skills to make difference, produce cool products

Centered above the majestic entrance of City Hall in Jersey City is a brand-new, 4-foot light fixture specially designed to fit the aesthetics of the 126-year-old building. The fixture itself is impressive and complements...

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Executives from Red Bank-based Denholtz Properties were joined by project partners, investors and prospective residents to celebrate the start of construction on Brant Point,...