Career and Technical Education (CTE) of St. Johns County

SJTHS Academy of Coastal & Water Resources

No Operators, No Water!

When students from the Academy of Coastal and Water Resources turn on the tap, they have a true appreciation for their career study choice.  For if there are no trained water plant operators, the basic need of clean drinking water would be in jeopardy. Students from the Academy recently visited St. Johns County Utilities’ drinking water and wastewater facilities.  They observed …

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Academy of Coastal and Water Resources Students Study Micro Plastics at Marineland

The Academy of Coastal and Water Resources students at St. Johns Technical High School learned there is a lot more to our beaches than shells and sand.  The students saw first-hand the amounts and the effects of plastic debris that is washed up on shore every day.  The Academy participated in a micro plastics study …

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Construction & Career Day a Huge Hit!

174 students from the Engineering and STEM-related Career Academies attended the NE FL Construction and Career Day on February 13, 2018 at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center.  Over 100 businesses participated in this three day event to expose students from the northeastern FL counties to careers in the construction and transportation industries.  The booths were very …

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CH2M Donates 4 Laptops to Worthy Career Academy Students

CH2M, a global engineering company with an office in Jacksonville, has a charitable giving arm called “Bikes-n-Bytes”, which gives bicycles and laptop computers to worthy charitable organizations and youth.  The week before Thanksgiving 2017, they gave laptops to the students below.  This came about from a grant request from Tony Cubbedge with the St. Johns …

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Construction & Career Day Held on 3-28-17

About 100 students from the Construction and Engineering-related Career Academies in St. Johns School District attended the Northeast Florida Construction and Career Day held on March 28, 2017 at the Equestrian Center in Jacksonville.  Five other school districts also participated.  Sixty-five businesses set-up interactive programs for the students to learn more about the variety of …

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Grease is the Word! St. Johns Technical High School’s Used Cooking Oil Recycling Campaign

  St. Johns Technical High School’s Academy of Coastal and Water Resources and the Academy of Culinary Arts students participated in their first Used Cooking Oil Collection Day. The collection drive was a success with nearly 50 gallons collected. That is 50 gallons of used oil that will not end up in our landfills or …

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Academy of Coastal and Water Resources Students Visit the ICW

Academy of Coastal and Water Resources students at St. Johns Technical High School got up close and personal with water on a recent Intracoastal Waterway boat trip in St. Augustine.  The students studied the effects of human impact on our water resources as well as the natural environment.  The trip was made possible by a grant from …

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NE FL Construction & Career Day – April 5, 2016

For the second year, the Career Academies of St. Johns sent students in academies related to engineering and construction to the NE FL Construction and Career Day held on April 5, 2016 at the Equestrian Center in Jacksonville. Over 100 businesses had interactive booths to expose students to a wide variety of careers in the …

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The Future of Our Water is in the Hands of Our Next Generation Stewards

St. Johns Technical High School’s Academy of Coastal and Water Resources students are participating in job shadowing careers at local area water utilities. St. Johns County Utilities and the City of St. Augustine are hosting this valuable program in which Intermediate and Advanced Environmental Water Technologies students learn alongside water utility employees. Last year, St. …

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