JTED In The News

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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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Challenge Yourself in High School

Earn your Registered Medical Assistant and Phlebotomy Technician certifications, in high school, with the Pima JTED Medical Assisting program. Catalina Foothills High School student, Catherine Sanaghan, talks about how hands-on the MA program is and differences between JTED and her other high school classes. Do what you love in high school with the Pima JTED!…

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Great Opportunities with JTED Heavy Equipment Operations

With more than half a dozen students receiving offers to work from companies like Granite, SUNDT, and Rummel the Pima JTED Heavy Equipment Operations program is a great jumping off point for high school students who want to go into the heavy equipment industry. Watch as Sahuarita HS Junior, Devin Million, and HEO Instructor, Tim…

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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.

Cayla Lorenzana – Pima JTED Physical Therapy

Pima JTED Physical Therapy Technician student Cayla Lorenzana talks about how the Pima JTED has not only solidified her pursuit of becoming a physical therapy technician but has given her even more excitement about entering the industry! To learn more about the JTED Physical Therapy Technician program and all the programs the Pima JTED has…

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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Arizona Governor Doug Ducey and the Arizona Department of Health Services rescinded orders that direct K-12 schools to require masks on Monday, April 19, 2021.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…

Lauren Moraga

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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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.

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Entrepreneur Skills, Entrepreneur Journey, & Innovation Works! Online curriculum available for public view

Formal adoption of Online program with digital curriculum is being considered and will take place after the Online Program has been reviewed by the public for a period of sixty days (prior to the ratification for a formal adoption). This resource may be viewed by the public during business hours at the Pima JTED District Office,…

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Opening of School News for JTED Students

Welcome to the August 7 edition of our Opening of School newsletter, with news and information for our new and returning JTED students. Learn about our optional on-site online learning location, take our Tech Survey, and shop for uniforms if you haven’t done so already.

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Opening of School Newsletter

Our newsletter for new and returning students (and parents and guardians) contains important dates and information for the 2020/2021 opening of school.