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Business/Entrepreneurship & Project SEARCH textbook for public view

Formal adoption of the following textbook and online curriculum is being considered and will take place after review by the public for a period of sixty days (prior to the ratification for a formal adoption). These resources may be viewed by the public during business hours at the Pima JTED District Office, 2855 W. Master…

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Pima JTED Central Campus Showcase – Canceled

To keep our students and staff as safe as possible we have canceled our Student Showcase due to rising COVID cases in Arizona. Let us know if we can provide you with more information about our programs and we’ll keep you posted of any future events. Do What You Love in High School! It’s time…

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Automation and Robotics textbook for public view

Formal adoption of the following textbook and online curriculum is being considered and will take place after review by the public for a period of sixty days (prior to the ratification for a formal adoption). These resources may be viewed by the public during business hours at the Pima JTED District Office, 2855 W. Master…

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Tucson Classics Car Show benefits JTED

In this special to the Arizona Daily Star, Loni Nannini reports on why the Rotary Club of Tucson chose to dedicate the proceeds from its signature annual event to benefit Pima JTED.

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The current job market, finding a good match

KGUN 9 Reporter Taja Davis interviews City of Tucson Economic Initiatives Director Barbra Coffee and the Vice President of Tucson Asphalt Ramon Gaanderse about the need for skilled workers in Tucson.

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Fall Career Exploration Experience Oct. 14 & 15

          Join us at JTED @ The Bridges for two days of in-person instruction and career exploration! Thursday, October 14 Career Exploration Experience 1: Healthcare Careers 8-8:30 a.m. – Registration and Tours of Campus 8:30-9 a.m. – Professional Skills Activities 9-10:15 a.m. – Healthcare Foundations 10:15 -11:30 a.m. – Physical Therapy…

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Pima JTED students receive free healthy snacks

Pima JTED students who attend Career and Technical Education programs after their regular school day will receive a healthy snack free of charge thanks to the district’s sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Child and Adult Care Food Program, The Arizona Department of Education, Community Nutrition Programs administers the program, which provides the nutritional snacks to…

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City council members, Regina Romero tour JTED

KVOA’s Meleny Gradillas reports: Tucson Mayor Regina Romero, City Council Member Richard Fimbres and Pima County Supervisor Adelita Grijalva toured the Pima JTED Innovative Learning Center.

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Pima JTED balances hands-on learning in a virtual year

Tucson Local Media reporter Jeff Gardner speaks with Medical Assistant instructor Demi Vaughn and Superintendent Kathy Prather about the challenges of teaching hands-on curriculum during the pandemic.

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Pima JTED upholds mask requirement on campuses

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey and the Arizona Department of Health Services rescinded orders that direct K-12 schools to require masks on Monday, April 19, 2021.  His news release says, “K-12 school districts and charter schools still maintain the right to institute and enforce policies to mitigate against COVID-19 spread, including the use of masks.” The…

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Update on Mask Requirement in K-12 Schools

We wanted to share information we received from the Arizona Department of Health Services today in light of Governor Ducey’s executive order relaxing COVID-19 restrictions. AZDHS Emergency Measure 2020-04 is still in effect, requiring masks in all K-12 schools. Masking is one of the top mitigation strategies for safe in-person learning as recommended by the CDC. Masks must…

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JTED now home to 100,000 success stories

Superintendent/CEO Kathy Prather reflects on the milestone of  having the 100,000th student becoming a JTED alumni this year and what it means to our local economy in The Arizona Daily Star.

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Pima JTED receives $100,000 Raytheon Grant

Raytheon Missiles and Defense is sponsoring the Event Center at Pima JTED’s flagship campus, The JTED Innovative Learning Center @ The Bridges, with a $100,000 grant. The two story, 48,000 square-foot campus, which opened in the fall of 2020, is located at 3300 S. Park Avenue. Located on the ground floor, the nearly 4,000 square…

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All Classes return to online instruction for the week of Dec. 14 & Jan. 4

Dear JTED Friends & Family:   The Pima County Health Department informed us that three community health metrics are projected to remain in the red zone on the COVID-19 dashboard for two consecutive weeks. In a letter received today, Deputy County Administrator and Chief Medical Officer Francisco Garcia M.D., MPH states, “For the weeks of…

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Legendary Teacher 2020 Announced

Congratulations to Lauren Moraga, Pima JTED’s Legendary Teacher for 2020.  Dr. Nic Clement, Ernest W. McFarland Citizen’s Chair at the NAU Department of Educational Leadership, and JTED Superintendent Kathy Prather surprised Ms. Moraga during an adminstrator’s Zoom meeting.

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Hot home market builds construction jobs

KGUN 9 reporter Craig Smith interviews Pima JTED’s Construction Technologies instructor Craig Bal about the current high demand for skilled workers in the construction industry, and how much money JTED students can earn right out of high school.

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Pima JTED shifts to online instruction

Inside Tucson Business reporter Noah Cullen interviews Pima JTED Superintendent Kathy Prather about providing Career and Technical Education online for students.