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

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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Creekside’s CyberPatriot Teams TOP Florida

Creekside High School has the largest CyberPatriot Program in the United States with 15 teams competing.  The CyberPatriot competition is a National Youth Cyber Defense Competition that puts teams of high school students in the position of newly hired IT professionals tasked with managing the network of a small company. In the rounds of competition, …

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Reduce & Reuse: CHS Academies Get Schooled in Water Reclamation

Students in both strands of the Academy of Engineering and Environmental Sciences visited the Northwest Wastewater Treatment Facility in St. Johns County. The visit was hosted by long-time business partner, Tony Cubbedge of St. Johns County Utilities and showcased the processes of cleaning water resources and become informed citizens.  This facility is one focused on …

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Stellar Engineering Academy Students Share STEM Skills with 8th Grade Girls

On December 5th, 9 young ladies with Nease’s Stellar Academy of Engineering took their engineering skills and knowledge to Pacetti Bay Middle School, to run a STEM event with 8th grade girls.  Led by Academy Instructor Morgan Hunter, the ladies participated in a gingerbread tower building contest.  Prior to beginning the competition,  Ms. Hunter, who …

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Behind the Scenes at the Raintree Restaurant

  Where can you tour the kitchens of an independent restaurant, observe chefs in action, make your own crepes and have a gourmet lunch?…the Raintree Restaurant, of course! Students from the Academy of Culinary Arts were recently treated to a fun-filled and educational day at the Raintree.  The students learned the inter-workings of a successful independently owned restaurant along …

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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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