FCCLA conference - Wando July 2014

5 Wando FCCLA Students Place at Nationals

In July 2014, the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America student organization (FCCLA) held their annual National Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Texas.
FCCLA conference - Wando July 2014
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 Tennison – Life Event Planning/Silver
Congratulations to each of these students, and thank you to Wando FCCLA adviser Ms. Bessie Allen-Holmes for her dedication and support for this student organization!

FCCLA LogoFamily, Career and Community Leaders of America is a national Career and Technical Student Organization that provides personal growth, leadership development, and career preparation opportunities for students in Family and Consumer Sciences education.
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HR Professionals Visit 8th Graders at Sanders-Clyde for Panel Discussion

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 they earned their current position.

They also shared insights on how students could be prepared for successful interviews, and be “self advocates”  ready and willing to take a leadership role in planning for college and career.

The morning panel discussion was organized by Corey Shaw, guidance counselor at Sanders-Clyde Elem/Middle School.

Special thanks to the HR professionals on the panel, Ms. Bobo, media specialist and Mr. Johnson, guidance counselor for their help with this Work-based Learning opportunity for these students.

 

 

2014 MUSC Nursing Camp

Summer Nursing Career Camp Highlighted in MUSC Newspaper


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.

2014 MUSC Nursing 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 educators getting career advice and professional training. photo by Emily Upshur, MUSC Public Relations

Wando Student getting MUSC Nursing Camp Certificate

MUSC Hosts CCSD Health Science Students for Summer Nursing Career Camp

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!

Welcome to the new CTE Website!

littlelogoWe 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

group shot of 2014 summer interns

Summer Internships Success

25 CCSD students from high schools throughout the district recently completed their summer internships with various school district departments.

Participating departments included Information Technology, Plant Operations, Fine Arts, Federal Programs, Communications, Accounting, Human Resources, Lowcountry Tech Academy, Contracts Procurement, and Nutrition Services.

At the “End of Internships Celebration” held June 30th at Lowcountry Tech Academy, students and their supervisors shared about their internship experiences.

Mr. Michael Bobby, Charleston County School District’s Chief Financial Officer spoke to the students on the value of what they’d accomplished during their summer internships and encouraged them to draw from their experiences as they make important decisions going forward.