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What’s WORKING in Career and Technical Education
Published by Storie Smith on March 14, 2018

CCS CTE Staff Tour Hendrick Auto Group  

CCS CTE connects to Hendrick Auto Group

Attendees L-R: Curtis Brown, Carson Phipps, Flora Elliott, Fred Ruffin and Nore Brantley

On February 8, 2018 Hendrick Automotive Group in Charlotte hosted a tour of their facility and an opportunity to learn more about the automotive industry. They focused on building community relations and creating a pipeline to fill auto technician positions throughout the industry.

The Rick Hendrick Automotive Group has 102 dealerships doing business in 14 states and currently have 250 job openings for Technicians. These jobs can provide high income salary for our students. Our goal is to educate students in the middle and high school about the different careers in the automotive industry and expose the lucrative income.  We look forward to partnering with our Fayetteville Hendrick facility in the near future.  Read more >>  CTE News Briefs – 02-14-18


Hour of Code at South View High School

01-24-18 Hour of Code picture

Chip Lucas, CTE Executive Director at South View High School in George Brooks’ class

Chip Lucas, Executive Director of Career and Technical Education presents  Hour of Code  certificates to students at South View High School.    What is the Hour of Code? It is a global movement by Computer Science Education and reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries through a one-hour introduction to computer science and computer programming. The Hour of Code takes place each year during Computer Science Education Week. The 2017 Computer Science Education Week was observed during the week of December 4-10, 2017.  Read more  >>  CTE News Briefs – 01-24-18



Academy of Green Technology Compete at STEP Competition

DBHS, Academy of Green Technology, Prepare for performance race

Jason and Connor

The Douglas Byrd High School Academy of Green Technology  (AoGT) Remote Control Car Team traveled to Raleigh to participate in the North Carolina State University’s Sustainable Transportation Education Program (STEP) Solar competition.

Four AoGT students finished 3rd overall in the  STEP competition.  These students designed and modified a remote control car that raced in two competitions. The overall winners were rated on their car’s performance in the races, the quality of their portfolio as well as several other areas.   Read more >> CTE News Briefs – December 12, 2017


DBHS, student Amari Littleton










Archived CTE News Briefs

CTE News Briefs – November 15, 2017

CTE News Briefs – November 1, 2017

CTE News Briefs – October 25, 2017

CTE News Briefs – August 22, 2017

CTE News Briefs – September 1, 2017

CTE News Briefs – June 7, 2017

CTE New Briefs – May 22, 2017

CTE News Briefs – May 15, 2017

CTE News Briefs – May 1, 2017

CTE News Briefs – April 5, 2017

CTE News Briefs – March 29, 2017

CTE News Briefs – March 13, 2017

CTE News Briefs – March 7, 2017





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