On September 18, several Wando High School students were invited to participate in the annual Mt. Pleasant Business Expo. When someone visited their booth, they talked about their participation in student organizations, like DECA and ProStart, and signed up volunteer judges for upcoming competitions. Each had invaluable experiences networking with the hundreds of local professionals in […]
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Work-based Learning Partnerships Coordinator for Charleston County School District.
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Today in Mr. Daniel Olin’s Carpentry program at Garrett Academy of Technology, students got hands-on experience with framing. They measured angles and installed each board. Their carpentry skills will be in high demand when they graduate given the population growth predicted for the Trident Region.
Students in Ms. Erin Shiver’s Health Science program at R. B. Stall High School recently visited and toured ECPI University. They met with experienced professionals and discussed how to best prepare for careers in medical fields like MA (medical assisting), HCA (health care administrator), and LPN (licensed practical nursing). Students also got to play an interactive […]
In July 2014, the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America student organization (FCCLA) held their annual National Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Students from Wando High School attended the event, and the following were FCCLA National Winners: Alexandra Hickey – Recycle Redesign/Gold Jasmine White – Fashion Construction/Silver Kylie O’Neil, Megan O’Neil, & Chase […]
Sept. 2, 2014 – Students in the 8th grade at Sanders-Clyde Elem/Middle School gathered this morning in the media center to hear from a panel of local HR professionals. Panelist included Ms. Valerie Harvey from The Urban Electric Company, Ms. Leanne Burklow from LS3P Architecture Firm and Ms. Nancy Coker from SC Port Authority. Each panelist shared about their companies, and how […]
Health Science majors from throughout Charleston County School District were highlighted in the Aug 29 edition of the MUSC Catalyst for their participation in this summer’s MUSC Nursing Career Camp. Students examine various medical instruments and nursing equipment, trying to guess the name and purpose of each piece as part of an exercise. Campers worked with nurse […]
Congratulations to 14 CCSD Health Science majors on competing the MUSC Nursing Career Camp this summer! All 14 students are preparing to start their senior years at Stall HS, Wando HS, West Ashley HS, and Garrett Academy. Special thanks to the amazing professionals at MUSC for hosting them!
We are thankful to share our new Career & Technology Education website! The vision is for this site to be a constantly updated resource for students, parents, educators, and community partners. Please click around and explore the site. We welcome your questions and input. Thank you, Your CCSD CTE Support Team