We have compiled a list of highlights in Career Technical Education (CTE) from this week.
April is National Welding Month
SkillsUSA launched a series exploring diversity in manufacturing. This week, they showcased a welding team from the state of Pennsylvania.
Virtual Competition of the Week
In North Dakota, students participated in a coding competition hosted by the National Integrated Cyber Education Research Center (NICERC). Learn more about the Capture the Flag Cybersecurity Competition, view the honors earned by the students and understand why cyber education is viewed as a necessity for all students.
Tweet of the Week
@ABBMotorsMechUS Apprenticeship signing day! Congratulations, Cody and Zack – they will begin work full-time with ABB upon graduation. #CTEWorks @mcscte pic.twitter.com/aIhjD3LZlD
— Mary Finley (@MaryFinley13) April 16, 2020
Senior Highlight of the Week
States and local districts are honoring seniors in light of school closures and the cancellation of graduations. This week, we learn about the future plans of a CTE concentrator from Arizona.
April is Community College Week
Follow ACCT (@CCTrustees) on Twitter and tweet your Community College stories, resources and more with the hashtag #CCMonth.
Resource of the Week
Review the guided pathway model adopted by San Jancito College in Texas. San Jacinto College was one of 30 community college participants in the Pathways Project, coordinated by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). The main objective of the project was to improve learner completion rates.
Community College Graduate of the Week
Bristol Community College graduate, James Forand, has spent the past five weeks in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania setting up much-needed equipment to tackle Coronavirus. He is a Bio-Medical Cardiac Monitoring Installation Lead for specialty equipment and a specialist for Nihon Kohden America. Thanks to James, and all the essential workers on the frontlines!
Brittany Cannady, Digital Media Associate