Tag: Career and Technical Education

Palm Beach State College celebrates Career and Technical Education Month

Students and faculty at Palm Beach State College will join others across the nation during the month of February to celebrate Career and Technical Education Month. CTE Month is recognized to celebrate and highlight the value of CTE and the achievements and accomplishments of CTE programs across Florida.
“We are thrilled to join forces with the Florida Department of Education to shine a spotlight on CTE Month and celebrate the opportunity and triumphs embedded in our CTE courses,” PBSC President Ava L. … Continue reading Palm Beach State College celebrates Career and Technical Education Month

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PBSC receives $1.3 million from FDOE to enhance workforce education

Individuals looking to quickly upskill, or reskill, to become more marketable in an economy impacted by COVID-19 will find scholarships and accelerated training opportunities at Palm Beach State College through a $1.3 million grant from the Florida Department of Education.   
With this grant, Palm Beach State has partnered with FDOE in the statewide Get There Florida workforce education initiative, announced by Gov. Ron DeSantis on Sept. 24. PBSC’s grant is part of the $35 million awarded to Florida’s higher education system to provide training solutions for people impacted by the pandemic. … Continue reading PBSC receives $1.3 million from FDOE to enhance workforce education

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Highsmith joins Florida Career Pathways Network board

Lynnmarie Gomes Highsmith, a Trade and Industry program director at Palm Beach State College, has become a board member of the Florida Career Pathways Network. FCPN is the state’s leading organization devoted to advancing best practices in career and technical education in high schools, colleges and adult education.
Highsmith’s PBSC colleague Clarisse Peteza-May recommended her for the appointment. Peteza-May, an academic coordinator who manages the College’s articulation agreements with the Palm Beach County School District, … Continue reading Highsmith joins Florida Career Pathways Network board

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PBSC receives CTE Business Partner of the Year Award

Palm Beach State College has been named Career and Technical Education Business Partner of the Year by the Palm Beach County School District’s Department of Choice and Career Options.
The award was presented Tuesday at the school district’s CTE recognition dinner at the Marriott hotel in West Palm Beach.
Tera Hands, choice coordinator at Palm Beach Lakes  High School, nominated PBSC, citing a laundry list of support her school specifically received from College staff at career and college fairs, … Continue reading PBSC receives CTE Business Partner of the Year Award

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