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

Toros Tour the World of Physical and Occupational Therapy

Toros enrolled in the Health Science Foundations course inside of the Flagler Health Plus Academy of Future Healthcare Professionals  were treated to a special presentation by University of St. Augustine faculty. Dr. Carey and Dr. Mandel shared the ins and outs of both becoming and being an occupational therapist or physical therapist. Students were treated …

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Nease Grad Shares His Wild Ride Through Theme Park Careers

While Universal Studios theme parks are a vacation destination to most people…for Nease graduate Case Scherer, it’s just another day at the office.  Case, a class of 2014 grad, visited Nease to share his story with both Academy of Hospitality & Tourism juniors and seniors and Stellar Academy of Engineering students. As a guest speaker, …

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International Marketing Students learn Entrepreneurship Skills

International Marketing 2 students presented their BMC’s (Business Model Canvas) to other groups for feedback.  Students in this course are working in teams to develop a business from the initial idea idea all the way to the “shark tank” presentations.    The Academy of International Business and Marketing recently adopted the IncubatorEd program as an …

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Emerging Technologies meets Logistics

Jeff Messick, of ROI Logistics, spent his morning at Tocoi Creek High School teaching students in the Academy of Leadership in Emerging Technologies all about the world of logistics. Students were able to learn about RFID and the relationship between some of the electronics they are building in class and the logistics career field. Students …

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Breakfast with Biotech

The Breakfast with Biotech Lecture series resumed after a one year COVID19 imposed hiatus.  The speakers consisted of senior students who shared their summer internship experiences with the underclass students.  Speaking from the SPARK program was Jackson Wolfe and Emma Chirila.  Gigi Chaon, Elle DeVault and Zac Janszen discussed their work at Anastasia Mosquito Control.  …

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BTHS VyStar Academy of Business and Finance DECA Organization Fundraiser

Sharing our awesome Bartram Trail DECA members that planned, organized, executed and delivered over 5000 items to HUGS St. John! Not only did the members run food drives in their neighborhoods, they restocked the BT food pantry, brought 4 car loads of food to the HUGS warehouse, and sorted the donated food at the warehouse. …

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PMHS Building Construction Adds a Personal Touch

Students in Mr. Rosenberg’s Building Construction Technologies classes have been working on side projects as a morale boost for our teachers.  Utilizing recycled and donated materials (mostly pallets and scrap wood), students have taken requests from teachers and staff for small projects to brighten their classrooms and offices.  Staff members have sent their requests and …

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Emerging Technologies meets Healthcare

Two academies at Tocoi Creek High School were able to merge for a single presentation by Medtronic Software Engineer, Savannah Bell. Students in the Academy of Leadership in Emerging Technologies and the Flagler Plus Academy of Future Healthcare Professionals were able to see how technology can be used in healthcare to create innovative solutions and …

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VyStar Academy of Business at Pedro Menendez Gets a Classroom Upgrade

The VyStar Academy of Business at Pedro Menendez High School will be incorporating a new curriculum this year, INCubator EDU.  This curriculum focuses on Entrepreneurialism and the aspects of identifying a business opportunity or product, marketing that product, pitching that product to investors, and selling that product.  Through the support of the SJCSD CTE Department …

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The Spirit Box Brings Three Nease Academies Together

In the Academy of Hospitality & Tourism, students in the Marketing and Entrepreneurship classes learn about starting a business, and running a business, from all angles.  Instructor Tara Amato wants to give these students real-world experience, which is exactly what all Career Academies aim to provide for their students.  Enter: The Spirit Box.  Pioneering this …

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