Tag: Career

National career ed spotlight shines bright on local career school system

ExploreWhat 100 job offers for 28 recent Butler County high school graduates tells us about the economy

Butler Tech has drawn wide attention in recent years for a series of first-time experiments tried among Ohio’s 88-county career school systems.

These include include its “5th Day Experience” begun last school year in which students can use Friday’s to either continue their studies or visit companies in industries they are interested in or to work at jobs in the private sector.

Jon Graft, superintendent of Butler Tech, told the viewers any “stigma” still connected to career education being a low-skill option

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For Colorado’s Superintendent of the Year from Fountain-Fort Carson, education is a career and a calling | Colorado Springs News

Colorado’s 2021 Superintendent of the Year didn’t plan a career in education. Engineering was Keith Owen’s calling, he was sure, but once the Pueblo native arrived at Colorado State University in Fort Collins and enrolled in a program where students spend time on the job with professional engineers, he quickly realized he’d picked the wrong field.

“Having the same routine, behind a desk all day….that was just not really intriguing to me,” said Owen, who leads the Fountain-Fort Carson School District.

Luckily, he had a mentor — technically the mentor of his then-girlfriend, now wife-of-25-years, Georgina. The man was a

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St. Coletta of Greater Washington’s CEO to retire after a 30-year career helping the disabled

Sharon Raimo started with a special education class 27 years ago. She transformed that class into St. Coletta of Greater Washington, an organization that serves over 900 developmentally disabled adults and children.

Sharon Raimo, a special education teacher, hired in 1993 to teach a class of 19 intellectually disabled students, managed for over 28 years to transform that classroom in an Arlington Catholic church basement into St. Coletta of Greater Washington — a nonsectarian, nonprofit agency serving intellectually disabled children and adults in D.C., northern Virginia and suburban Maryland.

Now, Raimo says she is retiring, effective Jan. 4.

She’s followed

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Pottstown SD, Career And Tech Center Get Education Relief Grants

POTTSTOWN, PA — Pottstown School District and the Western Montgomery Career and Technology Center will receive nearly $200,ooo in state Education Relief grants.

State Rep. Joe Ciresi (D-Montgomery) announced the grants for his district Friday.

Western Montgomery Career and Technology Center received a grant of $72,294 . The money is to assist in the resumption and continuation of operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

A Continuing of Education Equity Grant (CEEG) of $123,605 was awarded to Pottstown School District.

Based in Royersford, WMCTC is one of many career and technology center in Pennsylvania to receive a share of the approximately $10.5

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BJ’s Wholesale Club, American Outdoor Brands, Career Education, TEGNA and Nintendo

For Immediate Release

Chicago, IL – July 2, 2020 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include: BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings, Inc. BJ, American Outdoor Brands Corp. SWBI, Career Education Corp. PRDO, TEGNA Inc. TGNA and Nintendo Co. NTDOY.

Here are highlights from Wednesday’s Analyst Blog:

5 Top Stocks to Buy as Consumer Confidence Picks Up

Despite apprehensions of a second wave of coronavirus in the United States, consumer confidence

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