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2020-2021 Course Offerings

By clicking on the title from our homepage you will be directed to our course offerings for 2020-2021, as well as our online application. Please see your high school counselor if applying online to verify this can be added to your class schedule. CareerTEC 2020-2021 Course Offerings   CareerTEC online Application Link . . .

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Illinois State Board of Education Career Guide

The Illinois State Board of Education has produced the 44-page Career Guide for the 2019-2020 school year, meant to better educate students, parents, teachers and counselors on various career paths available to students right here in Illinois. Purchase Career Guides for you school today! https://online.fliphtml5.com/vvpnp/xnsp/

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Northern Illinois Manufacturers Host 6th Annual Manufacturing Day

Northern Illinois Manufacturers Host 6th  Annual Manufacturing Day, themed “Make Your Career Here”, aligned with National Manufacturing Month. Employers provided tours to nearly 80 students from six area schools, including Dakota, Durand, Freeport, Lena, Orangeville, and Pearl City each school toured one location. Students then traveled to Highland Community College to participate in an Employer Expo and . . .

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Culinary Occupations Best Burger Competition

CareerTEC classes and additional programming aims to bring real world application to our students. These real world experiences support CareerTEC’s goal of helping students with their career exploration and awareness in the hope that students will know what they want to do after high school. Pub 219 will highlight "The Baller Burger" on their menu for the month of August! Please come out to Pub 219 . . .

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New Director

CareerTEC welcomes our new Director, Brian Greene   After graduating from the University of Illinois-Urbana in 1992 with a degree in news-editorial journalism, Brian Greene worked as a sportswriter in Sterling for two years before moving to Freeport, where he was a sportswriter, sports editor, and a features editor. Wanting a career change, Greene opted to go back to school and earned his master's plus teaching . . .

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What is CTE?

What is CTE ? CTE prepares secondary, postsecondary and adult students with technical, academic and employability skills for success in the workplace and in further education. CTE Awareness ACTE is a national association representing thousands of career and technical education professionals, all working to make a real difference in students’ lives. We provide educators with powerful resources, professional . . .

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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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