career and technical education

Education
3:23 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Forum Encourages Girls to Pursue Careers in Science and Related Fields

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Cindy Ragland  is coordinating the West Kentucky Forum of the Kentucky Girls STEM Collaborative, coming up Thursday, November 14th, to interest girls 3rd grade and older in science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers. She speaks with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good about the Collaborative and the event. 

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Education
3:03 pm
Thu June 6, 2013

Career Craze Offers Youth a Glimpse of Agriculture and Manufacturing Jobs

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Carol Kirves, Associate Dean of Continuing Education for Hopkinsville Community College, talks about Career Craze, summer camps that offer students a glimpse into jobs in agriculture and manufacturing, and KICKS, a 23-year tradition in summer camps offering kids the experience of choosing what they want to learn, as well as another camp for teaching young students about decision making. 

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Education
4:44 pm
Thu November 8, 2012

Defendants ask for dismissal in Hopkins school board lawsuit

An engineering firm and insurance company have asked the Hopkins County Circuit Court to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Hopkins County Board of Education concerning a sinking school building. The new career and technology center is on top of a reclaimed strip mine, which Associated Engineers Inc. deemed stable. But just months after construction started engineers discovered cracks in the foundation and unstable soil. Now the project requires remediation efforts.

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Education
8:58 am
Wed August 29, 2012

Executive Order Merges State's Two CTE Systems

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upike.edu

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear signed an executive order Tuesday merging the state’s two high school career and technical education systems. Previously, the Kentucky Department for Workforce Investment operated 53 Area Technology Centers across the state, while 34 schools districts oversaw their own career and technical centers.

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