CTE Teachers: Here’s another excellent leadership opportunity for your students. Please contact your CTE Director for more details.
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.
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.
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.
Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services, reports in the Arizona Daily Star on Rep. Don Shooter’s (R-Yuma) bill to restore JTED funding.
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.
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.
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.
A safe place to learn and play. Little Lions preschool accepts 3-5 year-olds who are completely potty trained. Full-time positions are open to all families, and we are a licensed DES provider.
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.