Career Classroom: Vo-tech grads share commitment to preparing next generation for career success

Miguel Rosario and Eric Krise don’t appear to have much in common. Rosario owns an auto repair shop in Phillipsburg in northwestern New Jersey. Krise is an electrician with his own company based in Salem...

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...

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...

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...

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