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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

On Tuesday June 12, James River High School Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Cadet Clark Brandau was recognized with the Legion of Valor Bronze Cross for Achievement. Brandau, one of only 22 Navy JROTC cadets nationwide to earn this prestigious recognition, received the award for demonstrating outstanding leadership and scholarship. Retired Master Chief Special… Full Article

Dr. Eshelman, Chesterfield Director of Career and Technical Education, had the honor of representing the Virginia Association of Career and Technical Education for a recent Bill signing. Listed below are the details to the Bill.   Career and technical education credentials; testing accommodations for English language learners. Requires the Department of Education to develop, maintain, and… Full Article

A career-preparation partnership between Chesterfield Fire and Emergency Services and Chesterfield County Public Schools was one of 16 statewide exemplary career and technical education programs honored during the recent annual Creating Excellence Awards program, hosted by the Virginia Department of Education and the Virginia Community College System. Chesterfield’s unique partnership was selected as the Region… 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

Midlothian High School recently earned a spot in The Governor’s Challenge in Economics and Personal Finance, a rigorous statewide competition that will be held April 20 at Capital One in Richmond. Midlothian High is one of several teams from across Virginia that will test their knowledge of economic concepts and apply their skill in personal… Full Article