CTE Month, February 2023

Thank you Career and Technical Education Teachers, Coolest Teachers Ever! CTE Month is observed to recognize the accomplishments of students and educators and highlight the collaboration among local leaders, businesses, and industry partners that contribute to the success of CTE programs across Florida.   Florida has nearly 800,000 K-12 CTE students – the highest in the state’s history – more than 380,000 postsecondary CTE students, and over 17,000 registered apprentices.

Treasure Coast High Advanced Manufacturing Students Learn Virtually

Treasure Coast High Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Instructor Mr. Depuy hosted a virtual session with Ms. April Badenhop from Advanced Machine and Tool.  Via Zoom, April covered topics in advanced technology machines, precision measuring, and designing turbine blades.  Big thanks to Mr. Jerry Jacques, Treasure Coast Manufacturers Association (TCMA) for helping to coordinate this virtual learning experience for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering students.  Wow, now that’s a great partnership!  Level Up!

Treasure Coast Manufacturing Advisory Board Meets Virtually

Treasure Coast High School Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Program’s Advisory Board met the Program’s instructor, Mr. Phil Depuy and Mrs. Aliesha Seitz, CTE Director.  Treasure Coast Manufacturers Association (TCMA) President Jerry Jacques and Economic Development Council (EDC) Vice President Jill Marasa virtually connected with Mr. Depuy, Ms. Seitz and toured the upgraded lab.  Many ideas were exchanged and sessions planned to connect students with members of the Advisory Board and local manufacturing community.   Big thanks to TCMA and EDC for their continued support!  Level up!  

Career and Technical Education – EDC Bus Tour

Career and Technical Education (CTE) collaborated with the Economic Development Council of St. Lucie County (EDC), and Treasure Coast Manufacturers Association to host the Fall School Guidance Counselor’s Bus Tour.  This tour offered St. Lucie Public School’s Guidance Counselors, Graduation Coaches, and CTE Educators the opportunity to hear from local businesses and create a pipeline for their students interested in manufacturing, technical design, and culinary.  Stops on the tour included Builders FirstSource, Indian River Select, Sunshine Kitchen, Aviator College, and Aquaco to get a better sense of expectations and demand for potential employees in the industry.