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Career Classroom: Summer camps help students sample careers, plan for future

Across the state, middle-schoolers opted for summer camps that introduced them to potential careers through immersive, hands-on experiences. They made the most of summer, learning to read X-rays, monitor the vital signs of both...

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...

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: New program at Gloucester County Institute of Technology among those providing hope...

Manufacturers across the state are looking to fill high-paying jobs in their high-growth industry. Those in South Jersey are increasingly optimistic that help is on the way to build their workforce. Gloucester County Institute of...

Career Classroom: Looking to grow? Invest in young talent through work-based learning

As alumni of the county vocational-technical schools where they are now employed, David Nash and Anthony Bermudez are uniquely suited for their roles as work-based learning coordinators. Their enthusiasm is fueled by their understanding...

Career Classroom: Experienced professionals can help align career programs with real world

Fabrication Manager Josh Grossman was young when he first started working for Northeast Precast, but he found no shortage of experienced mentors willing to help train and guide him. Their investment in him paid...

Career Classroom: County vocational-technical schools celebrate industry teamwork with end-of-year honors

New Jersey’s county vocational-technical schools have each named a 2023 Business Partner of the Year to highlight a company or professional helping to prepare a new generation for the workforce. Such partners are critical...

Career Classroom: N.J. employers recognized for strengthening career and technical education

Employers across the state were recognized recently by New Jersey’s county vocational-technical schools for making valuable contributions to career and technical education. Each school district chose its Business Partner of the Year, an annual...

Career Classroom: Alumni of county vocational-technical schools tie career success to time in high...

Eric M. Krise understands the significance of early career training programs, as owner of Salem County-based Eric M. Krise Electrical Contractor LLC. The success of his business depends on employing skilled workers who can...

Career Classroom: Accomplishments of county vo-tech grads validate CTE experience

To mark Career and Technical Education Month this February, the New Jersey Council of County Vocational-Technical Schools released a fact sheet highlighting the value of career and technical education across the state’s 21 county...

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