Life Ready Expo: ENERGY

Businesses wishing to participate can CLICK HERE to register. Students can watch our Energy Careers video by clicking here. Our Virtual Life Ready Expo: ENERGY is an opportunity for students, parents, and businesses to come together to share information about the field of ENERGY. Last year’s award-winning Life Ready Expo brought together thousands of students…

2020-2021 ACE Center Virtual Visitation

  2020-2021 ACE Center Virtual Visitation We invite you to come to explore the amazing course offerings at the Advanced Career Centers at Hermitage and Highland Springs. During the week of October 26 – 30, 2020, in your extended learning and lunch blocks, learn about our classes by watching a variety of program videos based…

CTE Students Back In Class!

Even though school started back in September until this week our ACE Center students have been learning like every other Henrico school student, virtual. It is great to see some of our students back in our classrooms, labs, and our HBP house.        

CTE’s HBP Sells House #18

The CTE House Building Program has sold its 18th house! The program enables trade students to apply their skills by building an actual house and get real hands-on experience. Since 1986 the Henrico County Vocational/Technical Education Foundation’s House Building Project has manged the program by purchasing the land and materials for the student to build…

Henrico CTE Wins 11 of 13 NACo Awards For Henrico County Public Schools

Henrico Career & Technical Education has been recognized for 11 of the 13 2020 National Association of Counties Achievement Awards given to Henrico County Schools. NACo’s website describes themselves as: The National Association of Counties (NACo) strengthens America’s counties, serving nearly 40,000 county elected officials and 3.6 million county employees.  Founded in 1935, NACo unites county officials…

October is Energy Awareness Month!

Did you know that October is Energy Awareness Month and what does it have to do with Henrico CTE?  National Energy Awareness Month, aimed at promoting the importance of energy for our sustainability and environmental well-being. This national effort provides an opportunity to help kids understand the concept of energy, and the role energy plays…

JROTC Interviews

Cadets from Varina, Deep Run, J.R. Tucker, Hermitage, and Highland Springs high schools answer questions about JROTC. Click here for video.  

Article: Rising need for workers in manufacturing jobs in post-pandemic economy

The Virginia Gazette by Glenn Marshall: Every year the United States celebrates Labor Day and the impact American workers have had on the social and economic achievements contributing to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country. As advanced manufacturing jobs return home in the post-pandemic economy, new factories need to be built, robots programmed,…

Article: The college dropout problem most education advocates don’t talk about.

Here is an interesting article you might like. The Hill The college dropout problem most education advocates don’t talk about. BY FREDERICK M. HESS AND LANAE ERICKSON HATALSKY Talk of higher education reform tends to focus, understandably enough, on the cost of college. After all, steady tuition increases, rising student debt, and eye-popping sticker prices…