CAPE CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER

1080 South Silver Springs Rd.     Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

~Welcome to the May Newsletter~

~CELEBRATING ALL THE GREAT MOMENTS AT THE CTC THIS SCHOOL YEAR~

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What's in this issue:


  • Rich Payne retiring
  • Congratulation to Skills USA winners
  • CTC had ___ students place in the DECA competition
  • National Honor Technical Society inducts 50 members
  • ___ receive Passport during ceremony
  • CTC hosts 3 different Student Professional Development days
  • CTC hosts Professional Development for area schools (Pathways, Project INSIGHT)
  • Professional Development for CTC instructors
  • Physical Therapy Assistant Program graduates 11
  • EMT program
  • Computer Networking and Security field trip
  • Auto Collision receives new tools and equipment
  • Over ___ students receive Math and English credit
  • DJ Goodson helped ___ students graduate from high school from Missouri Options program
  • Digital Media class makes Dr. Glass's infamous "Snow Day" video
  • Follow-up Review

RICH PAYNE RETIRING

Congratulations to Rich Payne on his retirement. He has worked at the CTC for... Brandon Bradshaw's welding class created a very impressive fire pit that commemorates Rich Payne's love of football.


Other instructors retiring this school year include Ron Schaefer, Auto Technology instructor;


Congratulations to all those retiring!

SKILLS USA

Sponsor: Lauri Guffey


What is SkillsUSA? partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA helps each student excel.


Officers:


The CTC had the following students place in the Skills USA competition:

DECA

Sponsor: Michael Baremore


What is DECA: prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.


The CTC had the following students place in the DECA competition:

National Honor Technical Society

Sponsor: Rebecca Peters


What is NTHS: an organization that honors student achievement and leadership in career and technical education, promote educational excellence, award scholarships, and enhance career opportunities for the NTHS membership.


Fifty students were inducted into the National Honor Technical Society on March 6th. Each of these students met the following requirements:

*A senior earning a grade of B+ or better in their career education program and have a cumulative grade point average of 8.0 or better on an 11.0 scale or a 3.0 on better on a 4.0 scale.

*no more than 5 absences for the academic year.

*Exhibit good character, creditable achievement, and be recommended by their career program instructor.

PASSPORT CEREMONY

What is Passport: an organization that...


FIFTY students received a passport on _____.

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STUDENT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

The CTC hosted three different "Student Professional Development" days throughout the school year. Forty different businesses and colleges set up at our College and Career Fair held in October. Instructors also invited individuals from their industry in to speak to the students about job requirements, skills needed, etc. Students were also able to learn about financial aid. The second Student PD Day was Mock Interviews held in December for half of the student body and again in March for the other half of the student body. Students completed an application and resume and went through a mock interview with area business leaders. The third and final one of the school year was a "Soft Skills Boot Camp" held on March 22. The 4 C's (communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity) was a huge focus this school year. Students rotated through four different stations on each of the 4 C'S.

CTC HOSTS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR AREA SCHOOLS:

The CTC also hosts Professional Development for area schools.


Project INSIGHT, organized by Mary Gray, is a ...


Pathways, also organized by Mary Gray, is a ...

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR CTC INSTRUCTORS:

We are always looking to improve what we're doing...


Tech Centers That Work/High Schools That Work--


Project-Based Learning--

PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANT PROGRAM

Congratulations to the 11 students that graduated from the Physical Therapy Assistant program in August! 100% of the graduates passed their Board exam.


Pictured from left to right:

EMT PROGRAM

CEVO driving training, extrication, and our banquet

COMPUTER NETWORKING & SECURITY

Field Trip

AUTO COLLISION RECEIVES NEW EQUIPMENT

Auto Collision instructor Josh Carlisle contacted....and received $3000 worth of new equipment including...

STUDENTS RECEIVE MATH AND ENGLISH CREDIT

Students have the great opportunity to receive a high school credit of Math and English while attending one of our technical programs. Darrick Smith and Kathy Moore worked with ___ students to complete the requirements for the Math credit and ___ completed Patti Whittington's ELA program.

MISSOURI OPTIONS

DJ Goodson, Missouri Options instructor, graduated ___ students.

DR. GLASS'S SNOW DAY VIDEO

Ever wonder how, when, or where Dr. Glass made his cool "Snow Day" video? It was right here at the CTC in front of the green screen in the Digital Media room!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6VnzNcL_a6c

Follow-up Review

As part of requirements of the Department and Elementary Education, we track what students do after they leave the CTC.

____% of students are working in their industry.

___% of students are continuing their education in college.

On behalf of the CTC, we hope everyone has a great and refreshing summer break!

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