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Arlington CTE - Keeping it Real

Arlington CTE - Keeping it Real

By Arlington CTE
Get college and career ready with CTE! Tune into our podcasts to find out how Arlington's Career and Technical Education program can work for you. We will dive into curriculum and talk with teachers, business partners and CTE staff to highlight courses and opportunities for students of all ages. Join Shari Brown to find out why CTE is so important and how the program can help you achieve your career goals.
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Arlington CTE - Keeping it Real. Episode 11. The Culinary Arts program at the Career Center.
Learn more about the Culinary Arts Program, including Off the Pike and Off the Pike mobile dining experiences, from the Culinary Arts Instructor, Chef Renee Randolph, and two students, Nichole and Charlie.
November 01, 2021
Arlington CTE - Keeping it Real. Episode 10. Interview with Rosie Santiago, K-12 STEM Specialist.
Learn more about STEM Education in APS from K-12 STEM Specialist Rosie Santiago.
January 21, 2021
Arlington CTE - Keeping it Real. Episode 9. The Career, Technical and Adult Education Advisory Committee.
CTAE Advisory Committee vice-chairs, Dave Remick and Dan Marschall, along with the Director of Career, Technical and Adult Education, Kris Martini, discuss the committee's current initiatives, how the committee supports student learning,  and how members of the community can get involved. 
December 17, 2020
Arlington CTE - Keeping it Real. Episode 8. A discussion about the EMT class during virtual learning
This episode highlights how EMT students are preparing for the EMT licensure exam during virtual learning. Saruhan Hatipoglu, the EMT Instructor and VA EMS Education Coordinator at the Arlington Career Center, along with a student in the EMT class, share about their experience teaching and learning in a virtual environment.
December 04, 2020
Arlington CTE - Keeping it Real. Episode 7. Interview with the CTE Specialist, Pam Nagurka.
Hear from the new CTE Specialist as she discusses her role and how she supports teachers in APS. Also discussed are CTE student resources, student engagement, Workplace Readiness Skills and CTE competencies.
September 24, 2020
Arlington CTE - Keeping it Real. Episode 5: CTE teachers and students are designing and printing PPE for healthcare providers.
Tune into this episode to hear from three CTE teachers and a Gunston Middle School student who discuss the work they have done to design, produce, and donate face mask supports and ear savers.
May 06, 2020
Arlington CTE - Keeping it Real. Episode 4: The EMT program at the Arlington Career Center.
Listen in to learn about this dual-enrollment program and hear student perspective about their experiences completing clinical rotations. Find out how the EMT program at the Arlington Career Center prepares students for college and careers.
April 14, 2020
Career and Technical Education at Thomas Jefferson Middle School
In this episode, you will hear first-hand from three of the Career and Technical Education teachers at Thomas Jefferson Middle school who discuss their classes, current projects, career exploration, trends in CTE, project based learning and more. This is representative of the classes offered at all of the middle schools in Arlington.
February 04, 2020
Arlington CTE - Keeping it Real. Episode 2: Capstone Experience - work-based learning for Arlington Tech students.
In part one of this episode, two Arlington Tech students discuss their internship at Stantec, an Architecture and Engineering consultant with an office in Arlington, along with their Mentor Ben Heung and Senior Principal Derk Jeffrey.  In part two, Laura Dinardo, the Capstone Coordinator at the Career Center, discusses the program and how it differs from other work-based learning opportunities for students. 
December 20, 2019
Arlington CTE - Keeping it Real. Episode 1: STEM in APS
Arlington Public Schools K-12 STEM Specialist, Jacqueline Firster, discusses STEM instruction and upcoming STEM events/activities. 
October 23, 2019