During Career and Technical Education Month in February, the New Jersey Council on County Vocational Technical Schools is highlighting successful graduates of the county’s 21 vocational technical schools.
Bethany Andrade Siddiqu graduated from the business technology program at Mercer County Technical School in 2003. She earend her bachelor’s degree in human services from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a master’s in social work from Monmouth University.
She is a program specialist for the New Jersey Office of Early Childhood Services, and a consultant for Housing Initiatives of Princeton, where she works closely with families and children in Mercer County directly impacted by COVID-19.
“The Business Technology class at Mercer County Technical Schools helped me build a foundation of skills that I use today,” she said.
Siddiqu also founded Zoe’s Village with her husband, Mohammed. The charitable organization hosts an annual donation drive that donates care packages filled with baby products are delivered to families of premature babies in honor of her daughter.