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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: 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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