Good News About CTE
April, 2016 - Indian Trails Career Cooperative
South Newton Information Technology students enjoyed success at the state cyber security competition! This was only their second year but they knocked out state champs, Park Tudor. The team qualified for the Midwest Regional (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin) and placed first in Indiana and third in the regional.
The IT students compete for a continuous six hours during each round. They secure various vulnerabilities on operating systems, as well as take network tests provided by Cisco.
March, 2016 - Porter County Career and Tech Center
Mrs. Wilson's Health Science class got to hear from an alumnus who is now making a difference around the world. Pictured with members of the class is Dr. Sophia Guardiola NP, visiting and presenting about her travels all over the United States. She has worked several missions and received her first certification from Porter County. She also earned her ARN, BSN and Doctorate from Cambridge and will next work in Arizona in Neurosurgery.
February, 2016 - Southern Indiana Career and Technical Center
Nicholas Burke is a senior in the Engineering program at Southern Indiana CTE Center. He is currently taking Civil Architectural Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. He grew up in the Chicago area before moving to Evansville. At North and SICTC, he took PLTW and other engineering curricula. He is a varsity wrestler and National Honor Society member, and recently was chosen by the Indiana Department of Education for one of the student Awards for Excellence. He is CTE!
January, 2016 - Southeastern Career Center
The Southeastern Career Center recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony and reception for their new Dynamometer Building. The new facility houses a Dyno Test Cell and a Chassis Dyno system that will be used to fire and test the engines that the Diesel students take apart and rebuild as part of their curriculum. It will be used by over 150 students per year.
The interior of the building was completed by the Building Trades and Electrical Trades students, and the entire project was made possible by a partnership among Cummins Engine, Crum Trucking, Honda, Baylor Trucking, Lischkge Motors, Vehicle Service Group, Grote Industries, Hunter Engineering Company, Jefferson County Community Foundation, Dearborn County Community Foundation and EcO15. These community partners worked together to secure over $210,000 in funding.
I am CTE.
December, 2015 - IPS Career Technology Center
The IPS Career Technology Center partnered with 3D Parts Manufacturing to create a Maker Space. The Maker Space allows students the opportunity to create, design, fabricate and solve problems using anything from 3D printers and laser cutters - to sewing machines and glue guns. Teachers use the space much like a computer lab to supplement instruction and to allow students to create meaning from real world problems. 3D Parts Manufacturing has also offered internship opportunities for students at the Career Technology Center.
November, 2015 - Walker Career Center
Randy Decker, a teacher at Walker Career Center, received one of the Mayor's Community Service Awards at a recognition ceremony at the Indiana Historical Society on Tuesday, September 22, 2015. The Mayor's Awards are given to Marion County residents who have done the most for our community. Mr. Decker teaches electronics, computer networking and digital electronics and is the head sponsor for Warren Robotics. Cindy Frey, Director of Walker Career Center notes, "Mr. Decker is a person who gives his all and goes above and beyond to provide meaningful learning opportunities for his students. He volunteers countless hours with robotics helping others all over the city. He is one of a kind!"
- October, 2015 - New Castle Career Center
- September, 2015 - Central Nine
- August, 2015 - Fort Wayne Career Academy at Anthis
- July, 2015 - C4 Columbus Area Career Connection
- June, 2015 - Walker Career Center
- May, 2015 - Southeastern Career Center
- April, 2015 - Wildcat Creek Career Cooperative
- March, 2015 - Heartland Career Center
- February, 2015 - Terre Haute North Vigo High School
- January, 2015 - Southern Indiana CT Center