JTED NEWS

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Prom-O-Rama Event Saturday, March 4

Our Cutting Class JTED Academy of Cosmetology, located at Camino Seco and 22nd Street, will host Promo-O-Rama 2017. There’s no excuse for young women to miss prom  because they have nothing to wear. Say “yes” to a dress, and have a magical evening!

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The Way to Work Newsletter

National NIMS program accreditation helps local business hire the best employees – our students! Also congratulations to the JTED @ Mountain View Culinary Arts Program, and there’s one more chance for prospective students to visit a Program Showcase. It’s all in our Jan. edition of The Way to Work.

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Program Showcases Jan. 21 & Feb. 4

Sophomores, juniors, and seniors, jumpstart your career at Pima JTED! Visit our Program Showcase from 10-2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21 at our JTED @ Master Pieces Campus, or Feb. 4 at our JTED @ Camino Seco Campus and find the right program to start your career while you’re in high school.

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January 12 Incident at JTED @ Master Pieces Campus

The JTED @ Master Pieces Campus went on soft-lockdown at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 12 in response to a vague threat. Normal operations have resumed and the Pima County Sheriff’s Department is investigating. Click title for a letter to parents/guardians from Superintendent Dr. Alan Storm.

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The Way to Work Newsletter

See sparks fly as Marana High School students work on great careers in welding, and learn why the Arizona School Boards Association awarded their top honor to the Sunnyside District’s iSTEM College and Career Academy – Precision Manufacturing program at Desert View High School.

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The Way to Work Newsletter

Discover why Nogales Unified School District voters approved joining  Pima JTED, and see how having animals as neighbors is a good thing for our Veterinary Science students. It’s all in our November edition.

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Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona and Connie Hillman Family Foundation help Pima JTED with $25,000 in funding

A $15,000 grant from the Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona and a $10,000 gift from the Connie Hillman Family Foundation are strengthening Pima JTED’s Career and Technical Education programs and helping students secure certifications for employment. Changes to Senate Bill 1525, which restored JTED funding in Arizona this past February, place an emphasis on industry…

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The Way to Work Newsletter

Learn about a new honor for Superintendent/CEO Dr. Alan L. Storm, check in with one of our Heavy Equipment Operations students, and see what’s in store for JTED’s next five years.

Legendary Teacher Day Proclamation

Legendary Teacher Day

Our Governing Board, during their regular meeting held on Tuesday, Sept. 13, declared that Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 is Legendary Teacher Day in the Pima County JTED. Students and Alumni can nominate their Legendary teacher by clicking the link above.

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Notice of Textbooks for Public View

Textbooks for Heavy Equipment Operations; Physical Therapy Technician; Law, Public Safety & Security; and 3D Animation are being considered for formal adoption by the Pima JTED Governing Board. These texts may be viewed Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at 2855 W. Master Pieces Dr., Tucson, AZ

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2016 Program Completion Ceremony

This event is open to the JTED Central Campus community, tickets are not required for entry. Friday, May 20, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. Tucson Convention Center Arena (260 S. Church Avenue, Tucson).  The TCC does not allow outside food, drink, helium balloons, or air horns.

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The Way to Work Newsletter

New Heavy Equipment Operations & Construction programs opening in Aug. 2016 for Sunnyside area students, and see how hot job prospects are for our Fire Service and Automotive students.

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The Way to Work Newsletter

Check out our March edition of The Way to Work and learn more about the great things happening in Career and Technical Education and in our public schools.

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Plan in works to restore $28 million for JTEDs

Howard Fischer Capitol Media writes about a new deal with the districts to see how they are spending their money on JTEDs and how the legislation might define JTED programs.

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The Skinny – Technical Issue

Jim Nintzel of the Tucson Weekly reports: “Unless the state acts soon, Arizona’s successful career and tech ed programs look doomed.”  

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Lawmakers rally to restore JTED funds

The Arizona Capitol Times’ Howard Fischer reports, “State lawmakers are lining up en masse to block plans by Gov. Doug Ducey to sharply slash funding to career and technical education programs.”

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Proposed bill could save JTED funding

KVOA News 4 Tucson reporter Matt Fernandez interviews Sunnyside District students, including Felicity Glenn who says, “”If you want something and you are dead set on doing it, you love what you do [and] you love what you are learning. If it’s taken away from you, it’s something that might not be replaceable.”