February 2023 - The More You Know
FROM YOUR FRIENDLY CTE SCHOOL COUNSELORS
Feb. 9: Discover CTE- 6:00-7:30 pm
Feb. 10: Governors Institute of Vermont (GIV) visiting CTE
Feb. 10: Last day to register for the March 11th SAT's
Feb. 11: Discover CTE- 10:00-1:00 pm
Feb. 14: VSAC scholarship applications due
Feb. 17: Progress Period 3 Closes
Feb. 27-Mar. 7: February Break: No school
Want to attend CTE next year or know a student who does?
Our application for next year has gone live! Students who are interested need to apply by Friday, March 10th.
As part of the application process, students (even if they are a current CTE student) must visit the program(s) they are most interested in applying to for next year. There are visit opportunities for students at each of our partner schools as well as current students. If you, or another someone you know would like to visit please feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org to set something up!
Quarter 2 Students Nominated for Awesomeness!
Jordan Aiken * Nadheer Al Dulaimi
Devin Badger * Vladan Breen
Kallie Carter * Noah Charbonneau
Elliot Cousino * Ayden Currier
Eloah DeOliveira * Ryan Dunn
Keegan Goodwin * Priyaskila Gurung
Emily Hamlin * Kieran Hancock
Lyndsey Jenkins * Noah Jenkins
Trevin Keefe * Elise Lavigne
Miranda Lizotte * Josh Mathieson
Shabani Munyugu * Alexis Nichols
Hailey Niquette * Claire Parent
Kylyn Parizo * Makayla Parrott
Zach Perry * Kyle Racine
Harley Robar * Gavin Rushford
Griffin Smith * Jaxen Smith
Ciara Streeter * Jack Tinker
Maggie Tudor * Hto-Lwee Wah
Dental Assisting Featured on WCAX!
Field Trip Opportunity: College & Career Pathways Event!
March 16- 9:45-2:00 pm
Students must sign up--see/email your CTE counselor to reserve your spot now!
The Governor's Institutes of Vermont (GIV)
Find Your COMMUNITY
The Governor’s Institutes of Vermont creates fun, accelerated learning residencies on college campuses for Vermont teenagers like YOU!
Each Institute is an adventure that focuses on a topic and offers an in-depth experience built around learning, interacting, and sharing. You live on a college campus and have access to all the resources the college provides, including state-of-the-art labs and studios. Each Institute offers a unique, collaborative and hands-on experience bursting with creative learning and boundless fun!
A GIV representative will be at CTE on Friday, February 10th.
CTE's Career Development Department
Check out just some of CTE's Industry Partners!
Auto: Heritage Toyota & Ford, The Automaster, Almartin Volvo, Nate's Automotive, Audi South Burlington, Burlington Subaru, Goss Dodge/Jeep, New England Automotive
Building: MEI Electrical, Omega Electric, Hegeman Electric, Chuck's Heating & A.C., Benoure Plumbing, Sorrell Construction, S.D. Ireland, Stewart Construction, UVM Physical Plant
Childhood Ed: EJ’s Kids Klub, Early Years, Future Einsteins,YMCA, Edge EssexComputer Systems Tech: UVM Helpdesk, OnLogic, IBM, Champlain College, NuHarbor
Dental Assisting: Alpine Family Dental, Champlain Dental Group, Timberlane Dental Group, Essex Family Dentistry, Champlain Smile Solutions
Design & Creative Media: Lane Press, The UPS Store, 139designs, Vermont Smoke and Cure
Engineering/Architectural Design: Hazelett’s, Weimann Lamphere, Freeman, French, Freeman, GK Associates, Rennline Manufacturing, Fab Tech
Health Professions: UVM Medical Center: Radiology and Lab Departments, Cathedral Square, Mansfield Place, Wake Robin
Natural Forestry: Claussen's Greenhouse & Florist, DJ's Tree Service, Wood's CRW, Omega Excavating, Large Animal Medical Associates, Mother Nature's HelperNatural Mechanical: United Ag & Turf, Blodgett Oven Company, Town of Essex Public Works, VTrans, The Crank Shop
Meet CTE's Work-Based Learning Coordinators!
Ms. Knight: This is my 25th year working at CTE! I have been in a few different roles here including the Business Academy instructor, the school Bookkeeper, and now Co-op Coordinator for the past ten years.
Mr. Paterson:: I started working at CTE as a Cooperative Education Coordinator in 2001.
What is your background?
Ms. Knight: I grew up in VT and attended Essex Junction High School before going to college at Fordham University in NYC. I spent my last two years of college at St. Michael’s College where I earned my degree in Accounting. I later went back to school to earn my Master’s Degree in Secondary Education.
Mr. Paterson: I earned an Associates degree in General Business from Champlain College and my Bachelors degree in Business Education from Johnson State College. I received my Masters Degree in Educational Administration from Norwich University.
What are your hobbies?
Ms. Knight: I love musical theater and country music! In my free time I enjoy reading, walking with my daughter and two crazy dogs, and spending time in Florida with my family.
Mr. Paterson: I enjoy biking, hunting, and fishing.
What is your favorite aspect of working at CTE?
Ms. Knight: I love working with students at CTE and helping them explore various career paths for their future. It is very rewarding when students get offers for full-time employment before they even graduate!
Mr. Paterson: Being part of an organization that truly works to connect with students and support their educational goals.
Describe your program in 3-5 words!
Ms. Knight: Industry-based, meaningful, planning for the future
Mr. Paterson: Focused, valued, collaborative, unique
CTE School Counseling Coordinators
Miss an issue? Find it here!
Link to Student Events Calendar
Admissions Questions? Contact - email@example.com
Lindsay Ackley: firstname.lastname@example.org - Auto, Building, HVAC, Natural Forestry & Mechanical, Pre-Tech 1 & 4
Emmy Charron: email@example.com -Childhood Ed, CAWD, CST, DCM, Engineering, Pre-Tech 2
Heidi McLaughlin: firstname.lastname@example.org - Cosmetology 1&2, Dental, Health Professions, Pre-Tech 3 & 5
Chris Chase: email@example.com - Partner School & Community Relations Coordinator
The Center for Technology, Essex does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national
origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or age in its programs or activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the
nondiscrimination policies: Bob Travers, Director
2 Educational Drive Suite 200 Essex Junction, VT 05452