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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...

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: County colleges, vocational schools pledge to expand consortiums

Jared Redmond graduated from the Gloucester County Institute of Technology engineering program in June, but he spent his senior year on the campus of Rowan College of South Jersey.   By the time he finished...

Career Classroom: New heavy equipment operator program is example of ‘win-win’ situation for students,...

Thomas Eosso has been a paving contractor in Ocean County for more than 30 years, but the past five years have been difficult.  It’s not that he doesn’t have jobs lined up — there’s plenty...

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...

17 vo-tech CTE projects to get $220M in funding in ‘once-in-a-generation’ opportunity to reshape...

There was $40 million for a career and technical education project at the vo-tech in Atlantic County, approximately $25 million for projects in Bergen and Middlesex counties, and more than $15 million for efforts...

Hands-on once more: At vo-tech school, students and staff get back to business of...

The half-dozen sheds framed with two-by-fours sit unfinished in Charles Lachner’s construction technology classroom, a junior-year project abandoned after the coronavirus shuttered Hunterdon County Polytech in March. Now that students have returned to the school...

Career Classroom: Essex County tech grads get real-world experience working on school project

Erika Deleon graduated in 2019 from Essex County Newark Tech High School, where she was exposed to all of the construction trades, but it was welding that really sparked her interest. Deleon knew that, instead...

Business partners honored by N.J.’s vocational-technical school districts

From a catering hall in the hills of Sussex to a busy hospital in Cape May, New Jersey’s county vocational-technical schools are recognizing their business partners for outstanding contributions to career and technical education. The...

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...

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