Jim Nintzel of the Tucson Weekly reports: “Unless the state acts soon, Arizona’s successful career and tech ed programs look doomed.”
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.”
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.”
Arizona Daily Star columnist Tim Steller reports on legislators’ efforts to restore funding to popular JTED programs, and examines the plan released for JTEDs in Gov. Ducey’s budget.
An article in the Arizona Daily Star by Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services, states, “State lawmakers are lining up en masse to block plans by Gov. Doug Ducey to sharply slash funding to career and technical education programs.”
Teams from the JTED @ Mountain View Culinary Arts program and the Sahuarita High School JTED Culinary program won first place awards at the 2016 Southwest Gas Arizona ProStart Invitational in the Culinary and Management categories respectfully on Jan. 16. The Sahuarita team also earned second place in Culinary competition. The Culinary teams prepared a three-course meal in…
Arizona Public Media Producer/Reporter Andrea Kelly attended the Governor’s budget presentation and spoke with Linda Poppen who says, “They need to find $30 million to put back into this program. All students aren’t geared for college, these are technical schools, they’re valuable.”
Our students are award winners, designers, builders, and life savers. Read these inspirational stories and find out how one new program will be moving heaven and earth.
When Jesse Garcia enrolled in the Pima County JTED EMT program he had no idea he’d save a man’s life before completing the course. The Pima County JTED provides amazing opportunities to young high school students to fulfill their dreams. For some, that dream is to become a nationally certified Emergency Medical Technician. Michelle Watson,…
JTED Precision Manufacturing instructor Cesar Gutierrez helps up to 300 Desert View High School students a year build career opportunities and dispel stereotypes about Tucson’s Southside. “Many students on the Southside have limited resources and as a result small choices on what to do with their lives,” said Gutierrez. “I was one of those students,…
Pima JTED’s new student ambassador program, Culinary competitors turn up the heat, and the award-winning Danette Davis
A guest opinion in the Arizona Daily Star by Pima JTED Superintendent/CEO Alan L. Storm, Ph.D.
The public is invited to view textbooks for the Fire Service and Veterinary Science programs prior to the Pima County JTED Governing Board’s possible adoption of them for use at our Central Campuses.
A few myths regarding JTED funding circulated through the State Capitol while legislators were grappling with tough decisions the night that the budget was passed. This document was created to help set the record straight.
Let’s Put Arizona to Work: A case for restoring JTED/Career and Technical Education program funding in Arizona.
The Arizona School Boards Association prepared this infographic outlining the 50% budget cut JTEDs in Arizona are facing in 2016-2017.
A local grant held by the Pima County One-Stop has seven seats available for high school juniors who wish to embark on a career as an Aviation Technician with Pima County JTED. Free tuition, free books, and paid summer learning experiences are all included, but students need to enroll before Aug. 17
The Tucson Weekly’s María Inés Taracena reports on the Tucson City Council’s plan to approve a message to Governor Ducey to restore JTED funding.
Despite being one of Arizona’s most successful models of education, boosting higher graduation rates, increasing standardized test scores, and preparing students to enter the workforce and earn good wages, here’s a look at recent budget cuts to JTEDs’ Career & Technical Education programs.