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2018 Presidential Scholars Announced

Arizona News  CTE News Lana Mohamed, Arizona’s First CTE U.S. Presidential Scholar The U.S. Secretary of Education, Betsy Devos, announced today the 54th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars. More than 5,200 students qualified as candidates, determined by their outstanding performance on …

U.S. Presidential Scholars Program Nominations

The U.S. Presidential Scholars in Career and Technical Education Program recognizes and honors up to 20 students each year, on the basis of outstanding scholarship and demonstrated ability and accomplishment in Career and Technical Education…

U.S. Presidential Scholars Program Application

The U.S. Presidential Scholars Program in Career and Technical Education will recognize 20 outstanding Career and Technical Education students in 2018. Each state can nominate 5 candidates for recognition for excellence in Career and Technical Education through the Chief State School Officer…

Monument Valley HS Agriculture Program Makes the News

On March 2nd Cronkite News, shown on PBS channel 8, highlighted the amazing CTE Veterinary Program headed by Clyde McBride.  To watch the footage visit the PBS website here. The segment is about 11 minutes into the program.

Marana HS Welding Program Helps on Community Project

Career Technical Education students are leaving their mark in Marana for years to come.  The Marana HS welding program is helping to create a landscape of art sculptures along Tangerine Road.  This community project was brought to fruition through the efforts and creativity of…

Arizona Draft A-F Public Hearings

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) provides Arizona the opportunity to create our own measures of school quality, while maintaining the expectation that we work together to ensure all Arizona stakeholders understand how Arizona’s public and charter K‐12 schools…

Summer Agricultural Institute

Lifelong learning is an important value of any educational institution. The Arizona Department of Education is dedicated to instilling this ideal not only for Arizona students but for Arizona educators as well. I am happy to inform you about a long-standing, educational opportunity that we have for Arizona educators…

Marana CTE Students Exposed to the Jewelry Industry

Tucson News 4 recently did a story on Marana CTE students who are on their way to becoming jewelry industry certified. “Over 30 kids from Marana and Mountain View high schools toured the AGTA Gem Fair on Wednesday where they got a hands-on experience of what it takes to operate the worldwide gem business.

Highland High School Agriculture Teacher Selected for National Educator Award

LAS VEGAS – Curtis Willems, agricultural educator at Highland High School in Gilbert, Ariz., is one of only six individuals nationwide who received the National Association of Agricultural Educators Ideas Unlimited Award at the NAAE annual convention in Las Vegas on December 3.

2016 Arizona SciTech Festival

2016 Arizona SciTech Festival You’re invited to attend the 6th Annual Kickoff Conference “Arizona’s Future Stem Pathways” September 15th, 2016 at the Scottsdale Center for Performing Arts from 8:00am to 4:00pm. Register here, Early Bird Registration ends August 20th. CONNECT: …