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Mercer CCC advanced manufacturing program is 1st in N.J. to gain national accreditation

Mercer County Community College’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Program is designed to prepare students for the modern manufacturing environment. Certificates of proficiency in the industry are highly attractive to employers who implement team-oriented design, production quality...

Career Classroom: SkillsUSA contests are a win for employers in need of talent

New Jersey SkillsUSA are contests held across the state to enable ambitious career-focused high school students to showcase their technical skills. They are also a win for employers who recognize the unique opportunity to...

Willoughby honored for her support, assistance for CTE programs

Melanie Willoughby, executive director of the New Jersey Business Action Center, was honored with the CTE Leadership Award by the New Jersey Council of County Vocational-Technical Schools for her longstanding support of vocational and...

New career taking flight: CCM to train drone pilots

In a sign of the times and — let’s be honest — workforce development for the next generation, the County College of Morris announced Tuesday it will be offering a course that will prepare...

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: 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...

Investors gives $21K grant to NJAC Foundation to support scholarships for vo-tech students

Investors Bank, through the Investors Foundation, has awarded the New Jersey Association of Counties Foundation a grant of $21,000 to provide scholarships for county vocational-technical school graduates who plan on continuing their education at...

Career Classroom: County vocational-technical schools help students break into N.J.’s booming TV and film...

New Jersey has earned the designation “Hollywood East” with a growing number of location shoots, studios and sound stages. That growth now includes an investment of more than $850 million by Netflix to create...

County College of Morris is again designated as national center of excellence in cybersecurity

The County College of Morris was again designated a national center of academic excellence in cybersecurity by the National Security Agency, the school announced. In 2017, CCM became the first community college in New Jersey...

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