JTED NEWS

You’ve Got Class! Program Start Dates by Campus:

JTED @Amphi Land Lab – Wednesday, Aug. 1 JTED @ Baboquivari – Started July 12 JTED @ Camino Seco – Wednesday, Aug. 1 JTED @ Empire – Started July 20 JTED @ Flowing Wells – Thursday, Aug. 9 JTED @ Master Pieces – Wednesday, Aug 1 JTED @ Mountain View – Monday, Aug. 6 JTED…

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Summer in the classroom could help students win scholarship

KGUN 9 reporter/anchor Kevin Boughton caught up with students at our JTED @ Star – Storm Center who will develop innovative new products and try to impress the sharks with them on June 29 to win $5,000 in scholarships.

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Stay ahead of the robots for the jobs of the future

KGUN 9 Reporter Craig Smith reports on ways students can avoid being replaced as employees with robots by focusing on the right high-demand jobs for the future. The story airs tonight (May 15) at 6 p.m. on KGUN 9 News.

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Mr. Ross Potoff $1,500 Video Scholarship Winners

The Pima JTED Foundation is pleased to announce the following students are the recipients of the Mr. Ross Potoff $1,500 Video Scholarship Contest for 2018. The students will be recognized during the Pima JTED Completion Ceremony this Friday, May 18, at 7 p.m., Tucson Convention Center Arena. Nate Brown, Walden Grove High School, Law &…

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Free Vaccine & Microchip Clinic

Our Veterinary Science students invite you to bring your best buddy to the JTED @ Amphi Land Lab clinic this Saturday, May 12, from 8 to noon, for free vaccines and microchips.

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Central Campus Status Report

All programs are open for May 4 and beyond. Thursday, May 3 JTED @ Master Pieces – Open JTED @ Camino Seco – Open JTED @ Amphi Land Lab – Afternoon/Evening Programs Open JTED @ Baboquivari – Open JTED @ Empire – Open JTED @ Flowing Wells – Open JTED @ Mountain View – Afternoon/Evening Programs Open JTED…

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The Way to Work

Our Culinary Arts champions are headed to Nationals, Caterpillar treated our students to a Day in the Dirt, UA Physiology students are helping JTED students make a successful transition to the UA, the JTED Foundation is offering lots of scholarships, and much more!

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$1,500 Video Scholarship Contest

Use your phone to make a 2-5 minute video about your favorite CTE/JTED program and you could win one of 23 $1,500 scholarships generously offered through the JTED Fund by Mr. Ross Potoff.

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The Way to Work

Dozens of JTED students are celebrated as they sign letters of intent to attend Pima Community College on National CTE Signing Day, and Tanque Verde High School student Cassidy Camp keeps busy on her dream of becoming a general contractor by taking three JTED programs during her senior year.

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Tour Promotes High-Paying Machine Jobs in Pima County

KGUN 9 reports on how the Pima County Youth Career Connect project, Southern Arizona Manufacturing Partners, and Pima County One-Stop worked with us to arrange a trip for 140 Sunnyside students to tour 10 local manufacturers to keep students and high-paying jobs in our community.

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The Way to Work

Tucson’s top photographers help our students develop their skills, Law & Public Safety students become Young Protectors to keep kids safe, and a generous gift from the Arizona Cardinals may save lives, and more in the January edition of The Way to Work.

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Our Heavy Equipment Operations program grand opening in Sahuarita gives business and community partners a reason to cheer, our Star Construction students return from helping the Lone Star State, and we salute our “Outstanding” NJROTC program at Cienega High School in the November edition of The Way to Work!

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Healthcare Information Technology Textbook for Public View

Formal adoption of the the textbook, Exploring Electronic Health Records, for the Healthcare Information Management program is being considered, and will take place after the textbook has been reviewed by the public for 60 days. View the text Monday – Friday, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the JTED District Office, 2855 W. Master…

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The Way to Work

Construction companies build opportunities for students at the Southern Arizona Construction and Careers Days, The Rotary Club of Tucson deserves a “Classic” thank you, and more in the October issue of The Way to Work.

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Southern Arizona Construction and Career Days

Southern Arizona Construction and Career Days are designed to demonstrate a wide variety of high-paying, in-demand jobs in the construction trades to high school students. KGUN 9’s Craig Smith reports on the two-day event that hosted 1,500 students.

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The Way to Work

Ten JTED @ Star Construction students give up fall break to volunteer to rebuild homes in Houston, our Alumni Spotlight catches Corrections Officer Daniel Conrad and Tucson Federal Credit Union gives generously to help JTED students, plus more in our September edition.

Textbooks for Public View

The following textbooks are available for public view at the Pima JTED District Office during business hours (2855 W. Master Pieces Drive, Tucson, AZ). Formal adoption of the textbook “On Cooking: A Textbook of Culinary Fundamentals” by authors Sarah R. Labensky, Alan M. Hause, and Priscilla A. Martel, for Culinary Arts (5th edition, Pearson, ISBN-13…

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Early Childhood Education students win top national awards

The following students in our Early Childhood Education programs at both JTED @ Mountain View and Canyon del Oro High School won top awards at FCCLA Nationals in Nashville, Tennessee: Canyon del Oro (Instructor Jennifer Atteberry-Pierpont) Lindsay Hoel, Gold for Entrepreneurship Nicole Davis, Gold for ECE Tatiana Sierra, Silver for ECE Michelle Johnson, Silver for Career…

High School STEM students enter Tucson’s first Junior Shark Tank Friday, June 30

High school inventors and entrepreneurs from various traditional public and charter schools have spent the better part of June working alongside engineers on product design and processes as they gear up to compete for scholarships in S.Y.STEM’s first Junior Shark Tank. Junior Shark Tank Competition Friday, June 30 3 to 7 p.m. Amethyst Room –…

Pima JTED @ 10 Gala

Join friends and meet new friends during a special night to benefit Pima County JTED students. The Gala will be held Saturday, July 15 at the Desert Diamond Conference & Entertainment Center. Click the title link to reserve your spot.

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The Way to Work Newsletter

Our Governing Board tapped Sunnyside CTE Director Kathy Prather to be JTED’s new Deputy Superintendent, the Connie Hillman Family Foundation’s recent gift match comes just in time for the JTED Fund’s Gala Celebration, our new Physical Therapy Techs are moving into jobs easily, plus more news in this month’s edition.

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Notice of Public Forum

Meet the Candidates for Pima JTED Deputy Superintendent Jimmy Hart Tamara Nicolosi Kathy Prather Aron Schmidt Tuesday, May 23, 2017 6 to 8 p.m. JTED District Office, Building 1, Governing Board Room 2855 W. Master Pieces Drive, Tucson The Pima County Joint Technical Education District (JTED) is seeking a highly qualified Deputy Superintendent who will…

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2017 Program Completion Ceremony

Pima JTED’s 2017 Program Completion Ceremony will be held this Friday, May 19 at 7 p.m. in the Tucson Convention Center Arena, 260 South Church Ave. Doors open at 6 p.m. Students must arrive, dressed and ready to go by 4:30 p.m. Tickets are not required for the event. The TCC Arena prohibits outside food…

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Textbooks for Public View

Notice: Formal adoption of textbooks for Nursing Assistant and Medical Assistant are being considered and will take place after the textbooks have been reviewed by the public for a period of sixty days (prior to the ratification for a formal adoption).

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The Way to Work Newsletter

Our Veterinary Science students describe their experiences working with professionals at the Pima Animal Care Center, and our Law students are landing jobs and giving back to the community. View award-winning photography, and more in the April edition of The Way to Work.

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The Way to Work Newsletter

A huge thanks to the Amphitheater and Sunnyside Communities for joining us as we celebrated the grand openings of two new Central Campuses. Catch this and more good news in the March edition of The Way to Work.

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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.

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…

Construction crane lifting module into place on JTED @ Star building

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.

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.

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.