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.
Western Maricopa Education Center (West-MEC) Superintendent Gregory Donovan and Pima County Joint Technical Education District (JTED) Assistant Superintendent and Chief Financial Officer Tina Norton discuss state budget cuts to JTEDs.
Arizona Daily Star Reporter Luis Carrasco’s interview with Pima County JTED Superintendent/CEO Alan L. Storm, Ph.D. and several representatives from industry who hire and want to continue hiring JTED students for high wage/high demand jobs.
Arizona Public Media’s Christopher Conover examines how Arizona’s budget cuts will devastate programs that provide much needed skilled workers to industry in an interview with Sunnyside Unified School District CTE Director Kathy Prather.
It’s about the economy. We put people to work. Here’s information you need to know about JTED budget cuts that will take effect in the 2016-2017 school year.
JTED Superintendent/CEO Alan L. Storm, Ph.D., makes the case in the Arizona Capitol Times for why a special session of the Legislature needs to correct the wrong turn we made in the middle of the night.
Judy Clinco, president and CEO of Catalina In-Home Services, and member of the Pima County Workforce Development Board, advocates for JTED funding in the Arizona Daily Star.
Host Nancy Montoya, of Arizona Education Watch, looks at the Future of JTED on the ACCESS Tucson program Education: The Rest of the Story.
Sundt Construction Inc., CEO Doug Pruitt’s letter to the Arizona Republic on the importance of Career and Technical Education to employers, students, and our economy.
From Nogales International: Maria Quintero, Rio Rico High School culinary student, was awarded a full scholarship to the Art Institute of Tucson based on her performance at a recent CCAP Culinary Competition.
Many states across the country are increasing funding for Career and Technical Education programs for good reason: They work! Unfortunately the recent budget approved by our Legislature and Governor for 2016-2017 will gut these programs that are proven to contribute to economic growth and student success.
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Fore! Golfers, ASA of Southern Arizona is hosting a golf tournament to raise funds for scholarships for Pima County JTED automotive students and ASA members’ employees. Hit the links for registration and sponsorship information or visit the upcoming events tab at www.asaaz.org
Andrada Polytechnic JTED/CTE student Ruben Corella used the skills he learned in his Medical Assistant and EMT programs to save the life of an exchange student following a robbery that occurred during a student trip. Watch KVOA Reporter Sam Salzwedel’s story.
Tucson News Now Reporter Sonu Wasu explains how the budget that Legislators and the Governor approved for 2016-2017 will adversely affect 15,000 students and local businesses in Pima County.
If the recently passed budget for 2016-17 is enacted, highly successful programs that help approximately 15,000 students a year in Pima County, San Manuel, and Rio Rico will not be sustainable.
Tucson Weekly: “Leroy Aaron Fisher, a junior at Tucson High, says the cuts jeopardize his plans of becoming a paramedic, and he has a question for Gov. Doug Ducey: “Why would you do that?”
The Arizona Daily Star’s Gerald M. Gay reports on how the Pima County One-Stop, and businesses work with Pima County JTED students who are ready to fill precision manufacturing jobs.
KOLD NEWS 13 Reporter Craig Reck takes a look how the latest round of cuts to JTED included in the Governor’s budget, passed by the legislature in the early hours of Saturday morning, will cripple job development programs in Southern Arizona.