State senate candidates: Career and technical education key to environmental, economic success

BRUNSWICK — Supporting career and technical education programs for young people could go a long way toward ensuring a future for Maine that is both economically and environmentally sustainable, according to four candidates vying to represent the Midcoast in the Maine Senate Districts 23 and 24.

Sen. Eloise Vitelli, the Democrat incumbent, and Holly Kopp, a Republican, are running to represent District 23, which encompasses Sagadahoc County and Dresden. Rep Mattie Daughtry, a Democrat, will face Republican Brad Pattershall for the seat representing District 24, which includes Brunswick, Freeport, Harpswell, North Yarmouth and Pownal. 

The four candidates participated in a virtual forum hosted by the Southern Midcoast Chamber of Commerce on Friday. 

Vitelli, Kopp, Daughtry and Pattershall all expressed staunch support for making Region 10 Technical High School, the area’s vocational and technical school, a full-fledged, four-year comprehensive technical high school where students learn career and technical subjects alongside their

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AHF to organise online education workshops for Hockey India coaches, technical officials

New Delhi [India], October 8 (ANI): After the successful completion of AHF online education workshops for Hockey India coaches, technical officials and umpires, the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) will continue to conduct online education workshops in October.

A group of 15-30 coaches and umpires will be attending three AHF online education workshops this month.

Aimed at providing technical expertise and knowledge on various aspects of set plays and free hits for coaches and officiating for umpires, these online education workshops will be conducted free of charge for participating candidates online through Microsoft teams application. Each workshop will consist of three to four hours’ sessions.

Speaking about the participation of coaches and technical officials in the AHF online education workshops Gyanendro Ningombam, Officiating President, Hockey India said, “The AHF Online Education Workshops have been a vital part of the growth of our Coaches and Technical Officials. With a much bigger knowledge

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Career Technical Education Pathway Gives Students a Chance to be the Expert-on-Call

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — When Learn4Life high schools transitioned to distance learning, distributing laptops and hotspots to all students was fairly easy. The challenge was the increase in requests to the Learn4Life information technology (IT) help desk. The staff had been serving about 2,800 employees with tech problems. Now, the IT help desk needed to respond to 23,000 students as well. So, they turned to their own students in the IT career technical education pathway, building a corps of interns to support fellow students and staff with help desk requests – with great success.

A Learn4Life student in the IT career technical education pathway

“The program is working remarkably well and we’re so proud of our students,” said Nick Carlson, IT teacher. “Just imagine the confidence boost when a student can solve problems for a teacher or principal and be zealously thanked for it. Especially for many of our at-risk students who come to us

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Johnson should not try to abolish the distinction between academic and technical education

The Prime Minister’s announcement of what the papers are calling a ‘radical shake-up’ of higher and further education marks a return to the spotlight for the subject.

Having been one of the central reform programmes of the Coalition, education has slipped down the agenda under David Cameron’s successors. We noted at the time that the issue had ‘lost momentum’ under Theresa May, and in December it received just a single page in the Conservative Manifesto.

The spur for this latest tranche of reforms is the prospect of lots of people needing to re-skill as a result of losing their jobs during the pandemic. As the Telegraph reports: “a new “lifetime skills guarantee” offers a fully-funded college course to people over 18 in England without an A-level or equivalent.”

Boris Johnson also intends to make student loans more flexible, to allow people to space out their studies if they choose to

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Timeline, courses of Minot’s upcoming Center for Technical Education

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MINOT, N.D. – The Center for Technical Education coming to Minot is expected to open for classes in the fall of 2022. It will offer a batch of one and two-year degree programs through Dakota College at Bottineau to expand Minot’s workforce.

For business leaders like the Grand Hotel in Minot, they are looking forward to the influx of trained staff with the development of a technical ed center.

“We use accounting here in hotels, if you’re on the maintenance and construction side that’s always needed in the hotel field, also clerical work, front desk, there’re many different avenues. Even the whole IT department for bigger, larger, management companies,” said hotel General Manager Gabriel Mejia.


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According to Dakota College at Bottineau, more than 65% of jobs use some sort of post-secondary education.

“It’s great for the city. It’s much needed. There’s not

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Technical Education Leader’s Response To Pandemic And New Blended Training Model Lead To Employment For Graduates

PHOENIX, Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — As the pandemic continues to deliver a colossal shock to the economy, with weekly unemployment claims increasing to 870,000 for the week ending September 19 and topping an unprecedented 700,000 each week for over six months, Universal Technical Institute‘s (NYSE: UTI) pandemic response plan and blended training model are delivering results, with graduates finding employment across the nation.

“In a time of extraordinary challenges, our students are completing their education and going to work,” said Jerome A. Grant, Chief Executive Officer. “The fact that there are good jobs waiting for our graduates speaks to industry’s urgent demand for skilled technicians and the quality of our industry-aligned education model.”

The U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimated pre-pandemic there will be more than 110,000 job openings for automotive, diesel and collision repair technicians on average annually across the U.S.

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Career and Technical Education Leaders present about CTE benefits for students

CASPER, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) – CTE leaders say there are about 30 programs at the Pathways Innovation Center for students to take advantage of. Benefits like getting a career or college credentials in high school are a couple of reasons why leaders are hoping to get the word out.

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Career and Technical Education Leaders present about CTE benefits for students

“Students can get a college degree or go into the workforce and support a family with little or no debt,” said Lucas Dow, Administrator at Pathways Innovation Center.


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Rob Hill, a construction teacher at Pathways, adds they don’t want to steal the thunder from junior colleges but work together with them.

“We feed into our programs for our students’ desire to go to post-secondary education and we have a seamless partnership between the two,” Hill said.

Dow adds another recent advantage of

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Technical and Vocational Education Market Potential Growth,

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Houston philanthropist Marvy Finger believes in technical education

Not every path to higher education involves a four-year college degree.

Marvy Finger, president and CEO of the Finger Companies, one of Houston’s leading independent developer of luxury multifamily properties, realized the value that CTE programs — career and technical education — could mean to Houston high school students. In 2013, he created the Marvy Finger Family Foundation Scholarship program, offering Houston ISD students fully funded, two-year vocational and technical education programs at Houston Community College, Lone Star College and San Jacinto College. Now in its seventh year, the foundation has awarded 284 scholarships, setting students on careers in fields such as welding, automotive repair, health science, construction management and maritime logistics.

The program has grown each year since 2013, when eight students were funded, to this year’s class of about 80 students entering technical education, learning skills from a two-year associate degrees or Level 2 certifications. The scholarships cover

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Technical education is needed to create tomorrow’s essential workers and leaders | Opinion

By Todd Bonsall

Each generation strives to make its mark. As an educator, I am especially encouraged by the passion and determination of today’s youth to be part of something greater than themselves. This drive was magnified as the pandemic unfolded over the spring semester. Our students at Hunterdon County Vocational School District (HCVSD) not only impressed me through efforts to collect PPE and to make “thank you” bags for frontline workers but through conversations with staff and each other about leveraging their education to make a more sustainable, lasting impact on our nation and beyond. This should encourage all of us about the future.

These bright, motivated young people seek educational experiences that enable them to connect with similarly minded peers while offering opportunities to make a difference through research, health care, education, public service and more. They are looking for pathways to bring about great change and the

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