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June 30th, 2020

From ROI-NJ: Career Classroom: Vocational-technical grads get career boost by earning associate degree while still in high school

This article originally appeared June 29, 2020 in ROI-NJ.com. Blaine Edlefsen had a lot to keep track of during his last two years of high school in Jefferson Township. In [ Read More: From ROI-NJ: Career Classroom: Vocational-technical grads get career boost by earning associate degree while still in high school ]

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February 20th, 2020

From NJ.com: N.J.’s technical schools will expand to prepare more students for jobs of the future | Opinion

By Judy Savage Read this op-ed as it originally appeared on nj.com. As we celebrate Career and Technical Education Month this February, it’s a good time to recognize the vital [ Read More: From NJ.com: N.J.’s technical schools will expand to prepare more students for jobs of the future | Opinion ]

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June 28th, 2016

CAREER TECH AT WORK

Internships are a key part of high school career and technical programs, and NJ county vocational-technical school districts work hard to match students with workplaces that will enhance their future [ Read More: CAREER TECH AT WORK ]

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June 20th, 2016

Meet Jackie Gummel: DEP intern learns the importance of customer service

Internships are a key part of high school career and technical programs, and NJ county vocational-technical school districts work hard to match students with workplaces that will enhance their future careers.

Jackie Gummel is 2016 graduate of Mercer County Technical Schools who plans to pursue a college degree in business management.

She spent the spring semester of her senior year interning at the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Office of Local Government Assistance.

Read Jackie’s story

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December 3rd, 2015

CAREER TECH AT WORK

Meet Jackie Gummel: DEP intern learns the importance of customer service As an intern in the NJ Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Local Government Assistance, Mercer County Technical Schools [ Read More: CAREER TECH AT WORK ]

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February 2nd, 2015

CAREER TECH AT WORK

Meet Bill Leary: Giving back to the school that gave him his start. William Henry Leary IV’s career in the heating and air conditioning business began when he was a [ Read More: CAREER TECH AT WORK ]

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February 2nd, 2015

Bill Leary: Giving back

William Henry Leary IV’s career in the heating and air conditioning business began when he was a student at the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools campus in Piscataway in the 1980s.

Today, as the owner of a Metuchen company with 35 employees and a fleet of 18 trucks providing a full range of residential and commercial services, he helps current students along the same path.

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