CTE Equipment Grant will benefit BCHS and WVHS classes

Some of Bradley County Schools’ career and technical education classes will soon reap the benefits of a sizable grant the district received this school year. The Tennessee Department of Education awarded the district a CTE Equipment Grant totaling $239,947, which is part of the $15 million awarded to districts statewide. “We are excited about what this is […]

The Healthcare Skills Gap May Work to Your Advantage

There has been a developing gap between healthcare jobs available and healthcare professionals that have the appropriate qualifications to fill them. As a response, the healthcare field is changing, especially for nurses. With so many vacancies and little to no qualified talent to fill them, this dilemma is creating a more intense healthcare skills gap. […]

Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics Expands To Meet Demand

The new educational facilities will provide learning resources to help meet a growing demand for MRO technicians. The Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics (PIA) is taking steps to cement its ranking as Forbes’ top U.S. technical trade school for 2017. With an ever-growing forecasted demand for maintenance technicians, PIA has decided to grow its facilities to […]

San Joaquin County Students Learn About Building Careers

Approximately 700 juniors and seniors from 24 high schools in San Joaquin County gathered at 10 a.m. on Friday for the 13th annual Construction Trades Career Fair to learn about careers in trades such as iron work, roofing, sheet metal work, plumbing and pipe fitting. Held at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 595 […]

Fairmont High School Receives Grant For Virtual Welding Simulator

A new virtual welding simulator will give Fairmont High School students the opportunity to weld outside of the workshop. “It’s a virtual so kids don’t burn their eyes. They don’t need a welding helmet. They don’t need welding gloves,” Robert Bonin, Fairmont High School Career and Technical Education Teacher says. A $10,000 grant from Monsanto […]