Business Law students from Military Magnet Academy recently visited Judge Deadra Jefferson in her Charleston County Courtroom. The students were given a tour of the courts, got to sit in on some guilty pleas, and met for a half hour with Judge Jefferson. The students have been invited back to watch some upcoming civil and […]
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About Chad Vail
Work-based Learning Partnerships Coordinator for Charleston County School District.
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Students from Military Magnet Academy recently visited the Apple Store on King Street, Downtown for an interactive tour and products demonstration. They got to walk around Charleston taking pictures on iPods, and then came back to the store to make movies with music, animation, etc using Apple computers. Each student was given a special t-shirt, […]
October 23, 2014 – Select Career and Technology Education teachers from throughout the district are enjoying “Mastery Teaching Model” professional development sessions at Southern Wesleyan University today.
A Trip Over the Horizon By: M. Eliese Ronke, MS October 22, 2014 – How do you get teenagers from two different sides of the economic spectrum to spend a whole day together chatting about everything from the flight patterns of wood storks to the technology of rice plantations? Take them on a trip Over […]
Sparks are often flying in CTE instructor Arthur Russell’s Welding Technology classes at Garrett Academy of Technology. His students are preparing for high demand, high wage welding positions in the Charleston region and beyond. To learn more about the Welding program at Garrett Academy, visit the school website.
October 3, 2014 – Twelve students from West Ashley High School participated in the HackWarz Competition held today in conjunction with the Cyber Conference staged by the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce at Trident Technical College.
Oct 2, 2014 – The Charleston Marriott downtown was the host location again this year for the Charleston Signature Chefs Auction benefiting the March of Dimes. Among the many volunteers that helped ensure the success of this event was Bill Twaler, and his talented culinary arts students from Wando High School. They arrived early and stayed […]
Juniors and Seniors at Baptist Hill HS recently enjoyed a special visit from professionals from Boeing SC. The group of volunteers were all graduates of SC State University passionate about educating youth about high demand careers in STEM professions, like building jets! They counseled the students on the importance of soft skills like resumes and […]
The fruitful partnership at West Ashley High School between Luke Hamilton’s special education students and Jason Wheless’ culinary arts students continues to grow. Mr. Hamilton’s students will continue to utilize raised beds in the high school’s inner courtyard as they did last year, growing herbs and produce to be used in Mr. Wheless’ culinary arts […]
Congratulations to Anna Ware and Talbot McGee, Wando High School students that placed 5th at the ProStart National conference in Minneapolis, MN this summer. Their success came in the restaurant design / business plan competition, which required a “Shark Tank” style presentation.