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October 15th, 2020

Union County Career and Technical Institute Automotive Teacher Wins Award for Excellence from Harbor Freight

An automotive technology teacher from Scotch Plains has been named a winner of the 2020 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence, receiving $50,000 as part of $1 [ Read More: Union County Career and Technical Institute Automotive Teacher Wins Award for Excellence from Harbor Freight ]

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October 14th, 2020

Murphy Administration Announces Applications for $500 Million in School Projects Funded Through the Securing Our Children’s Future Bond Act

TRENTON – The Murphy Administration announced today the availability of grant applications for school security, water infrastructure improvements, and enhancement of career and technical education in county vocational-technical school districts and [ Read More: Murphy Administration Announces Applications for $500 Million in School Projects Funded Through the Securing Our Children’s Future Bond Act ]

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October 12th, 2020

Hands-on once more: At vocational-technical school, students and staff get back to business of learning

Read this article as it originally appeared Oct. 5, 2020 in ROI-NJ The half-dozen sheds framed with two-by-fours sit unfinished in Charles Lachner’s construction technology classroom, a junior-year project abandoned [ Read More: Hands-on once more: At vocational-technical school, students and staff get back to business of learning ]

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September 26th, 2020

From nj.com: Technical education is needed to create tomorrow’s essential workers and leaders | Opinion

Read this op-ed as it originally appeared on nj.com By Todd Bonsall Each generation strives to make its mark. As an educator, I am especially encouraged by the passion and [ Read More: From nj.com: Technical education is needed to create tomorrow’s essential workers and leaders | Opinion ]

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September 18th, 2020

HINJ Honors NJ Council of County Vocational-Technical Schools with STEM Education Award

The HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ) recognized the New Jersey Council of County Vocational-Technical Schools with its HINJ Excellence in STEM Education Award at the council’s September board meeting. [ Read More: HINJ Honors NJ Council of County Vocational-Technical Schools with STEM Education Award ]

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September 7th, 2020

From NJSpotlight: Op-Ed: County Colleges, Vo-Tech Schools — Partnering to Boost NJ’s Prosperity

By Judy Savage and Aaron R. Fichtner Read this op-ed as it originally appeared Sept. 6, 20202 on njspotlight.org.  Earlier this month, the leaders of New Jersey’s 18 county community [ Read More: From NJSpotlight: Op-Ed: County Colleges, Vo-Tech Schools — Partnering to Boost NJ’s Prosperity ]

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August 26th, 2020

From ROI-NJ: Career Classroom: Apprenticeship students return to Ocean County vocational-technical to finish required instruction

Read this article as it originally appeared Aug. 24, 2020 in ROI-NJ. The students in the electrical apprenticeship class at Ocean County Vocational Technical School in Toms River were in their fourth [ Read More: From ROI-NJ: Career Classroom: Apprenticeship students return to Ocean County vocational-technical to finish required instruction ]

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