Entries by Chad Vail

CCSD Students Put Their Names on the Dotted Line at Youth Apprenticeship Signing Day

North Charleston, SC – Youth Apprenticeship Signing Day might not have the same national notoriety as National Signing Day. However, in the Lowcountry, this regional collaborative effort with school districts, businesses, and organizations is picking up steam. The 4th Annual Youth Apprenticeship Signing Day was held at Trident Technical College (TTC) August 8, 2017. Sixty-one students, […]

Boeing SC Engineers Bring Aero Modeling Project to Wando HS Engineering Camp

The 11th annual Wando Gateway Engineering Camp was led by engineering instructor David Roemer this summer at Wando High School. This special week long hands-on camp is designed to be an introduction to engineering for female students entering the 9th grade. This year’s camp included a new project-based learning opportunity to work side by side with […]

Clemson Architecture Center in Charleston Hosts Summer Career Camp for CCSD High School Students

Clemson Architecture Center in Charleston (CAC.C) hosted an Architecture Career Camp from July 17 – 21, 2017 for high school students from Charleston County School District interested in architecture as a career path. The camp was held a location that is still relatively new for the extension of the Clemson University campus in Charleston,  701 East […]

Medical University of South Carolina Hosts Summer Healthcare Career Camp

For the 4th summer in a row, local health care professionals from the MUSC School of Nursing hosted rising seniors on track to be CTE Completers in Health Science from schools throughout Charleston County School District for an interactive career camp. The 3 day MUSC Summer Healthcare Camp provided an introduction to various health sciences […]

Students Complete First Half of Summer Internships with CCSD Departments

It is the mid-point for 28 students working with Charleston County School District departments this summer. They’ve all settled in to their roles working alongside district professionals in positions aligned with their future career interests. To earn the available work-based learning course credit, each student intern must work a minimum of 120 hours, turn in […]

CCSD Educators Prepare for Implementation of AVID Program with Summer Professional Development

Educators from Baptist Hill MHS, Haut Gap MS, Morningside MS, Simmons Pinckney MS, St. Johns HS, and the new CCSD Early College High School recently attended professional development sessions at the Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) Summer Institute in Tampa, Florida. Ms. Melissa Kemp, AVID Director and Mr. Richard Gordon, Executive Director of Career and […]

27 Students Begin Summer Internships with CCSD Departments

Congratulations to all 27 students from high schools throughout Charleston County School District on their summer internships! Each student went through an interview process and completed all required CCSD Human Resources requirements. This past week, the summer interns participated in an Orientation meeting and a Student Retreat. At the Orientation meeting, students completed their requirements for […]

Students from Daniel Jenkins Academy Explore Careers at Palmetto Carriage Co, Charleston Crab House, and Market Pavilion Hotel

Charleston, SC – May 31, 2017 – Eight students from Ms. Shekema Hamm’s CTE class at Daniel Jenkins Academy had a very special opportunity to experience first-hand several of the high demand career pathways available in Charleston’s Hospitality & Tourism industry. The work-based learning experience began with a visit to the City Market – They met entrepreneurs selling […]

Burke High School Senior Wins Top Award in Logo Creation Contest

The following CTE Success Story was provided by Mr. Micah Brown, Burke High School Digital Art & Design CTE Teacher: Congratulations to Mateo Scott, 18 year old senior at Burke High School for creating an award winning graphic in a local logo design contest for NFP’s “In Good Health Expo 2017.” NFP, an insurance broker and consulting […]