CTE Events

News from Career and Technical Education Events

Two Exciting Weeks at the University of Richmond – One Amazing CTE Summer Experience! Completed applications (linked below) are due to your CTE Teacher by March 1, 2019. Are you currently enrolled in a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course at your school? Have you demonstrated the ability to succeed at a high level in… Full Article

  The Virginia Technology Engineering Education Association held their annual summer conference in Alexandria Virginia. This was Chesterfield’s night. Cosby High School won the Outstanding High School Program of the Year. In the picture from left to right is Ben Snyder, principal, John Ligon, and Sam Leone, both engineering teachers. In addition, Chesterfield CTE also… Full Article

Congratulations to Jeff Lewis and Chief Center for receiving the 2018 Region I Business Partnership Award. Our business community is vital to the success of our programs. A special thank you to every business partner in support of Chesterfield County Public Schools.  

Congratulations to all of our nursing students meeting year 1 requirements as well as the Nursing Class of 2018! We are proud of your accomplishments. Good luck to each graduate as you continue your own unique Career Pathway!

Chesterfield County Public Schools’ Career and Technical Education is excited to announce that students from four middle schools and Spring Run Elementary School competed at the Fourth Annual CCPS Seaperch Challenge held at SwimRVA on Thursday, May 31, 2018. Seaperch is a nationally recognized event that encourages students to utilize science, technology, engineering and mathematics… Full Article

Melinda Hitt, Dental Occupations Instructor at CTC@Courthouse started a Dental Clinic in Honduras in honor of her late infant son Peter.  For the past 3 years Melinda has been taking students to work in her clinic and to visit local Honduran elementary schools to give children free dental care.  While on spring break Melinda and… Full Article

Chesterfield CTE students closing the skills gap. 53 students recognized for landing a job and starting their career pathway before graduating from high school. Congratulations to all! CTC Program Student Company/Branch Automotive Technology Ross Bernardo Brown’s Jaguar Automotive Technology Brandon Dougherty Heritage Chevrolet Automotive Technology Josh LePrade Lexus of Richmond Automotive Technology Werley Tejeda Brown’s… Full Article

On December 7th & 8th Vincent Talbot, a coding team supervisor for Capitol One, is supporting Mr. Mathews and Mr. Brown’s class for an Hour of Code activity. Mr. Talbot will be writing a computer code with the students using Arduino IDE software which will be flashed to microcomputers to simulate technology used in vehicle… Full Article

Students of all ages and their families explored career and technical education opportunities and learned how K-12 choices prepare students to succeed in their future careers.

The Chesterfield Career and Technical Centers’ 20th annual car show will take place 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Tractor Supply Co., 6801 Lake Harbor Drive off Hull Street Road. The car show will feature displays from clubs and individuals from across Virginia of all types of vehicles, including classic cars, street rods, muscle… Full Article