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

Auburn University’s Hospitality Dept. Head Seeks Out Nease Academy Students

After hearing about Nease’s Academy of Hospitality & Tourism from an Auburn alumni who happens to be on the  Academy’s Advisory Board, Martin O’Neill, Professor of Hospitality Management and Head of Auburn’s Department of Nutrition, Dietetics, and Hospitality, decided made the trip to the sunshine state.  Mr. O’Neill visited the school to see our Hospitality …

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FEMALE ENGINEERING STUDENTS ATTEND FIRST “WOMEN IN ENGINEERING LUNCH & LEARN”

According to the Society of Women Engineers, only 12% of engineers in Florida are women.  In the Stellar Academy of Engineering at Nease High School, the percentage of female Academy students is higher than that, at around 24%, and the Academy is always working to increase our numbers by encouraging students to explore opportunities in …

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Environmental National Geographic Explorer Project

Creekside High School is one of 20 schools nationwide selected to partner directly with a National Geographic explorer actively conducting field research through the National Geographic Explorer Exchange program.  The students in the Academy of Environmental Science, taught by Ali Pressel, have been working hard to research their assigned Explorer, Tutilo Mudumba.  Mr. Mudumba is …

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Creekside FBLA Students Place at National Competition

Nineteen students from Creekside High School attended the FBLA National Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Texas this summer after advancing from the Florida State Leadership Conference/Competition held earlier this year.  Each state could enter their top four participants for each event.  Creekside is proud to announce their national finalists: Michael Frenk placed 1st in Data Security …

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PMHS Students teach Healthy Lifestyles

Students in the Flagler Hospital Academy of Medical & Health Careers spent the day at Hartley Elementary teaching 4th grade students healthy lifestyle habits.  Members of the academy and HOSA club researched healthy lifestyles and created visual and interactive displays for the elementary students.  The program was set up in a health fair format where …

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Academy Business Partners Provide a Year of Unique Opportunities to Nease Students

Within Nease’s Stellar Academy of Engineering, Communications Academy, and the St. Johns County Academy of Hospitality and Tourism, the relationships between the Academy programs and the business partners provide a variety of opportunities to help expand our students’ education through assemblies, field trips and competition judging. 

PMHS Flagler Hospital Academy of Medical & Health Careers students participate in Employee Orientation

On Friday January 11, forty students from the Flagler Hospital Academy of Medical and Health Careers participated in an employee orientation.  These students are beginning their semester of rotations at Flagler Hospital.  Students will shadow over 40 different departments in the hospital and a few other locations to get hands on experience in various medical …

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The Career & Technical Department Staff for 2018-19

The Career and Technical Department Staff work hard to ensure that high school and middle school students in career education programs have the best trained teachers, sufficient resources and meaningful experiences with the business community resulting great preparation for their future careers. (Seated L to R) Theresa Dodd, Executive Secretary; Kathy Mignerey, District Career Program …

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Business Advisory Boards are key to Career Academy success!!!

Career Academies are mandated to have Advisory Boards that meet at least quarterly to assist the Career Academy programs in validating the curriculum and industry certifications being given, speaking to classes, hosting field trips, providing summer internships, judging competitions, etc.  Our academies would not be of the quality they are without good Advisory Boards made …

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