Entries by Chad Vail

West Ashley High School Early Childhood Education Students Attend 2019 SCECA Conference

Thank you Ms. Butler for submitting this CTE Success Story, including pictures, from your students recent work-based learning trip to the South Carolina Early Childhood Association (SCECA) conference in Greenville. Early Childhood Education students from West Ashley High School recently attended the South Carolina Early Childhood Association (SCECA) conference in Greenville, SC during the week of January […]

Lowcountry-Peedee Robotics League Tournament Causes ROVER RUCKUS at Military Magnet Academy

Special thanks to Ms. Carla Ferrette-Clark, CTE Instructor of Information Technology at Military Magnet Academy and FTC Robotics Team Adviser for submitting this report on the FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics League Tournament held February 2. On Saturday, February 2nd, 18 FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) FTC teams from the Lowcountry and Peedee areas converged […]

Publix Spotlight Career Cafe & Interviews at Burke High School

Students at Burke High School recently met with professionals from the soon to open Publix location on Spring Street in Downtown Charleston. Participating students had the opportunity to learn about the high expectations for Publix  employees, and the terrific opportunities for training and career advancement available. The Career Cafe was organized by Mr. Alvin Lumkin, Career […]

Military Magnet Academy Students Get Hands-On with Race Cars Thanks to Universal Technical Institute Visit

Students from Military Magnet Academy recently got up close and personal with several race cars thanks to a parking lot visit by Universal Technical Institute representatives! Students enjoyed learning about the competitive cars and the programs offered by UTI in high demand, high wage careers. Thank you Mr. Coull for staging this experiential learning opportunity at […]

BoomTown! Hosts Computer Science Students from North Charleston High School for Career Exploration Visit

On December 5th, 2018, Ms. Crabtree’s Exploring Computer Science students from North Charleston High School were able to experience a very informative “Deep Dive” work-based learning visit hosted by BoomTown!, a local software company. Students received a detailed presentation on the features and benefits of BoomTown’s ROI real estate software, an explanation of the company’s core values, […]

Charleston Brace Company Visits 4th Grade at Mitchell Math and Science Elementary

The Charleston Brace Company team, led by owner Mr. Nathaniel Jackson, recently visited 4th graders at Mitchell Math and Science Elementary School. Mr. Jackson and other professionals from his team provided several experiential learning opportunities for the students to better understand the service Charleston Brace Company provides. “This career speakers’ message aligned with the students’ current course work on the skeletal […]

Military Magnet Academy Celebrates National STEM Day by Welcoming Guest Speaker from Cantey Tech

Military Magnet Academy celebrated National STEM Day on November 8th with an inspirational guest speaker from Cantey Tech Consulting. Guest speaker Mr. Greg Peralta, Cantey Tech’s Vice-president of Sales shared information relevant to our Cadet Scholars’ success as future leaders, both professionally and as citizens in our community.  Mr. Peralta talked about his professional experience with the Cantey Tech Consulting team […]

Morningside Middle School Parents and Students Enjoy Special Saturday PLTW Gateway to Technology Event

Students in Mr Glickman’s Project Lead The Way Gateway to Technology class at Morningside Middle School invited their families for a special Saturday morning build session! Scholars led their parents through the design process they learned in their PLTW Gateway to Technology classes and showed off the projects they had been working so hard on […]

North Charleston Elementary FIRST LEGO League Robotics Team Earns Award at Regional Event

Congratulations to the North Charleston FIRST LEGO League Robotics Team on their success in the recent regional FLL qualifier event hosted by Colleton County High School. The team brought home the Judges Award and 2 individual awards! Here is the message NCES Principal Jeff Beckwith shared with his faculty about the team’s success at the event […]

Marketing Students from Military Magnet Academy Visit Local Marketing Firms

Students from Military Magnet Academy had the chance to visit two local marketing firms recently: Stingray Branding and Bernstein Lash Marketing in West Ashley. Team members for the two closely related companies welcomed the MMA marketing students to their office and shared how they provide quality marketing, web site design and branding services to many companies, […]