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In an effort to enhance students and parents knowledge
of preparing for postsecondary options after high school, the Savannah-Chatham
County Public School System has developed a series of college and career readiness
forums to help its constituents navigate this process after high school.
Posted by Application Administrator at 11/25/2013 9:59:26 AM
As a part of our governor's initiative to vastly enhance workforce
development in the state of Georgia, an office was created to implement
the Go Build Georgia program. The purpose of the program is to help
dispel the myth of working in a skilled trade, appreciate the value of
earning a skilled trade, and encourage them to build a career as
Posted by Application Administrator at 11/25/2013 9:59:48 AM
A couple of years ago, our department of education began to fervently
push ahead for Career Pathways. At the time, my program, Advanced Life
Science: Animals and Veterinary Assisting, fell under the general
heading of health careers. With the pathway they proposed, my program
would only be offered as a one-year program for seniors. This was very
disturbing to me since I had built my program as a two-year program. To
be under the heading of health careers would essentially cut my
enrollment in half, do away with my dual credit with Purdue University
and prevent any certification for lack of contact hours in the field.
Posted by Application Administrator at 6/17/2013 4:39:32 PM
Tuesday, I had the opportunity to meet with future agriculture teachers
who are nearing the end of their college experiences at Virginia Tech,
Penn State and the University of Delaware. Since we are in state
mandated testing week in NJ, this was a virtual meeting where I skyped
into their meeting. Earlier in the week, they had written some questions
about involvement in professional organizations as well as using
technology in the classroom. Those questions gave me the inspiration for
a topic of being a connected educator.
Posted by Application Administrator at 6/28/2013 9:23:13 PM