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Career Classroom: Annual culinary competition helps inspire next generation of state’s restaurant and hospitality...

French onion braised short rib, smoked corn and lobster chowder and ricotta gnocchi with mushroom and basil pesto are not from the menu of a high-end restaurant, but the creations of culinary students from...

Career Classroom: Teachers’ passion for health care inspires next generation of medical professionals

The COVID-19 pandemic put a spotlight on health care workers as real-life superheroes, and that critical role includes nurses and other medical practitioners who moved from patient care into teaching the next generation of...

Career Classroom: Celebrating CTE Month

February is Career and Technical Education Month, an ideal time to brighten the spotlight on the state’s career-focused education. But, to fully capture the modern experience at New Jersey’s county vocational-technical schools, we need...

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...

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: 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...

Career Classroom: State granting another $37M to expand career and technical education

Employers looking to create a pipeline of qualified candidates, and students looking to pursue a career-focused education to fill that pipeline, just got a boost from another state investment in career and technical education.  Six...

Career Classroom: Program prepares students for high-demand, tech-focused — and artistic — careers

Mobile app engineer. User interface designer. Virtual reality developer. Augmented reality programmer. These are among the high-demand jobs of today, with continued growth expected in the future. Since September, a small group of high school...

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: 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...

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