Post Tagged with: "Career Preparedness"

Pre-engineering classes and school-business partnerships take off in NH as part of STEM initiative

Pre-engineering classes and school-business partnerships take off in NH as part of STEM initiative

Parenting NH featured a piece on school-business partnerships in New Hampshire and the growing influence of STEM (and STEAM) in our schools. For almost 20 years, New Hampshire tech leaders have participated in the Department of Education’s Pre-Engineering Technology Advisory Council (PETAC), a leadership team that helps develop and update pre-engineering […]

“Workforce Accelerator 2025” will help students get real-world experience through career pathways

“Workforce Accelerator 2025” will help students get real-world experience through career pathways

Thanks to a new partnership between businesses, schools, and local organizations, more students will have the chance to get real-world experiences and skills. According to a press release, the Business and Industry Association (BIA) is working with the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation and local schools to develop “career pathways.”

NH’s skills gap and unemployment rate may cause companies to look elsewhere

NH’s skills gap and unemployment rate may cause companies to look elsewhere

New Hampshire’s 2.6% unemployment rate and the increasing skills gap are cause for alarm for many employers– they can’t find qualified people to fill positions, reported NHPR. It’s having a massive impact on sectors like manufacturing and the trades. Many could be forced to look to other states for expansion […]

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Rethinking Career & Technical Education: it isn’t just for trades anymore

NHBR featured a great piece on New Hampshire’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs, highlighting their efforts to give students real-world experience and helping train the next generation of industry leaders.