On a beautiful morning in July, 56 students and recent high school graduates (including 26 from seven Charleston County School District schools), were honored at the 5th annual Charleston Regional Youth Apprenticeships Signing Day. Trident Technical College (TTC) and the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce host the celebration and lead the way on this innovative program. Students, graduates, business […]
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About Chad Vail
Work-based Learning Partnerships Coordinator for Charleston County School District.
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Clemson Architecture Center in Charleston (CAC.C) hosted two very special week long career camps this summer for students considering a career in architecture. These two camps allowed twice the number of students to attend this summer after a very successful pilot camp last summer. A total of 23 CCSD high school students completed the 2018 Architecture Career Summer […]
Rising seventh and eighth grade girls from C. E. Williams Middle School participated in a special camp this summer. Led by CTE educator John Shell, participating students got to design and build their very own SeaPerch Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV). Thanks to the Shadowmoss Neighborhood Pool for hosting the students and their underwater robots for […]
Students from Garrett Academy and Technology recently participated in a “Meme & Logo Contest” sponsored by the U.S. Attorney’s Office. The focus of the design competition was “Preventing Gun Violence At Your School- Know the Signs 2018 Project Sentry” Garrett Academy CTE student Tamara Pendarvis earned honorable mention in the contest. The following 13 students, many […]
Charleston, SC – Mr. Micah Brown, Digital Art & Design CTE Instructor at Burke High School, encouraged one of his students to enter a logo design contest for Shred360, a paper shredding company based in Columbia. Burke senior Hesham Hikal was the winner of this year’s logo design contest, which included a $500 prize! Over 1,000 […]
Ms. Carla Ferrette-Clark, CTE Information Technology Instructor at Military Magnet Academy provided the following recap of the first year of a student run computer & IT support team formed to provide assistance to teachers and students at their school. The MMA Eagles Help Desk is our piloted Tier 1 support program. The students that participated in this program […]
Each year, the West Ashley High School DECA club hosts an annual 5k to fund raise for their international competitions. These students plan and organize the event all by them selves because the clubs objective is to enhance students leadership and experience in business! This year is the club’s 4th Annual W.A. 5K Dash Thru The Den […]
Renee Wheeler owner of Karol Salon and Wig Boutique and her assistant Gwen Simmons cane & spoke to the 8th graders at Military Magnet Academy recently about cosmetology and being business owner. Thank you for investing in our students!
Students at Daniel Jenkins Academy now have the opportunity to earn their hair braiding license from South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation thanks to a very special new program at their school! DJA Principal Dana Hancock-Rodgers and CTE Teacher Ms. Shekema Hamm welcomed students, educators, and community members to the recent ribbon cutting and […]