• Mrs. Linda Wirt, Medical Assisting instructor, won HOSA (Future Health Professionals) Advisor of the Year at the state and national level. Her students consistently attain 100% certification with some graduating with their CMAA (Certified Medical Administrative Assistant) in addition to their CCMA (Certified Clinical Medical Assistant) certification.

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Perkins V

The Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act which amended the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV) was signed into law on July 31, 2018. The amended Act, now Perkins V, brings changes to the $1.2 billion annual federal investment in career and technical education (CTE). The U.S. Department of Education is looking forward to working with states to implement the new legislation which goes into effect on July 1, 2019 and provides new opportunities to improve CTE and enables more flexibility for states to meet the unique needs of their learners, educators, and employers.

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Weekly Brief

  • Thank you for a great opening week with staff. There is a lot of positive energy flowing and I ask that we continue to build on people's enthusiasm. One way to do that is to continue focusing on bridging connections for our staff. Connections create a network of support that strengthens bonds between fellow workers, or within a group, or to a task, idea, and even the mission. (Hallowell, 2011)

Up Ahead

  • School starts. I wish everyone an incredible start to the school year. The first few days set the tone for the year, so I wish everyone the very best.
  • Board meeting: Recognize teachers of the year & principals will recap the first day of school.
  • Adult Ed Groves/Apprenticeship kickoff

Quote on Principle C--Communication

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion it has taken place.

~George Bernard Shaw

Going Beyond

Check out this great website, the NeuroLeadership Institute. This organization uses "science to make organizations more human." Find out more about communication and the nueroscience behind quality conversations here.
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Important Dates

8/26 - School Opens

8/26 - Board Meeting at Sharp Center

8/30 - No School (Offices Open)

9/2 - Labor Day (Schools/Offices Closed)

9/4 - Administrative Council/Principals Meeting

9/5 - Governor Carney visits Hodgson