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Culinary Occupations Best Burger Competition

  On Thursday March 14, the Culinary class from CareerTEC conducted a competition call Best Burger! All students in all 3 classes competed. Some burgers were inspired by where a student works, what a students has eaten before, a family tradition, or an idea that came completely out of the blue. There were 4 winners because 2 were tied for 1 st place! The students commented on how proud they were of their . . .

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CareerTEC Karen Johnson Scholarship

Karen Johnson Scholarship Application This scholarship is given each year to a student who demonstrates determination in the pursuit of career goals initiated through a CAREERTEC program. Please complete and drop off or send to our office at: 2037 W. Galena Ave., Freeport, IL 61032

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2019 Position Announcement

                                         CareerTEC (Career and Technical Education Consortium, EFE #220) invites applications for the position of a full time System Director. The System Director is responsible for administering a System that includes six . . .

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Exemplary CTE Teachers

A pair of CareerTEC teachers will soon go on an all-expenses paid trip after being accepted into a exemplary teachers program. Stacey Vock and Elizabeth Hazzard were recently named exemplary teachers by the Illinois Career and Technical Education Innovative Curriculum Resources Project, which is headed by Illinois State University. They’ll participate in a special conference at the Chateau Hotel and Conference Center in . . .

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February is CTE Awareness


February is CTE Awareness Month. Andrew Chesney, house representative for the 89th district visited some regional CareerTEC programs today. Mrs. Newendyke, CareerTEC director, shared with Mr. Chesney the scope of programs, how many people are served, the impact the programs have on students, families, the community, local businesses and the local economy.

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Careers to Consider

Area high school students were part of Careers to Consider to explore pathways for Careers in Automotive, Auto Body, Cosmetology, Mechatronics, Early Childhood Education, and Nursing. Careers to Consider event hosted by Highland Community College. Students chose 2 career areas of interest and were placed in 2 non traditional areas. Thanks to all instructors and students that participated! Pictured, Stephanie Diehl of the Y Early . . .

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Construction Trades

Construction Trades student learning the trades during their construction class.  

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What is CTE?

      Learn how CTE prepares learners for their futures

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As our HOYA 2 students are embarking on their internship journey, they will be presenting a monthly Community Health Education board at St. John’s as well as a Facebook blog on our HOYA Facebook page.    The students have selected very important healthcare topics and with October being Breast Cancer Awareness month, 2 of our students have chosen to educate our community on breast cancer.  The boards/blogs . . .

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