College & Career Readiness Bulletin

"Graduating All Students College & Career Ready"

Week of December 19-22, 2016

Quote of the Week

” Teachers don’t just teach; they inspire. This Christmas, you are the true star. Have a happy one.”

Career & Technical Education Middle Grades Programs Weekly Events/Updates

Monday (12/19)
  • CTE PLC at Spring Hill at 1:00 p.m. in Mr. Odom's Room
  • Pre/Post Assessment 100%
Tuesday (12/20)
  • Pre/Post Assessment 100%

Wednesday (12/21)

  • CTE PLC at Carver Middle at 10:30 a.m. in Ms. Covington's Room
  • Pre/Post Assessment 100% (make-ups)
Thursday (12/22)
  • 1/2 Day for Students
Friday (12/23)
  • Holiday

National Career Development Month 2016

During the month of November, in recognition of National Career Development Month, middle school students and staff across the district participated in several exciting events to help raise awareness on the many college and career opportunities that are available. These events included field trips, college and career research, project-based learning activities, guest speakers, 8th grade Students@Work job shadowing, “Dress for Success” and “College Day” in addition to the NCDA Poster and Poetry Contest.

Select the link below to read more on the events that took place throughout the month. Also, click on the video to view a few of the highlights.

NCDA Month November - December, 2016

Teacher Strategies "Ideas to Implement the 10 Non-negotiables"

Looking for different activities to incorporate into the classroom to implement the 10 non-negotiables please visit
Select the link below to view the High School and College Information Technology Program of Study

Career Cluster: Information Technology/STEM

Computer programmers write and test code that allows computer applications and software programs to function properly. They turn the program designs created by software developers and engineers into instructions that a computer can follow. For more careers in computer information Technology please visit

Education: 2 year and 4-year college programs

Median Salary: $81,400

Job Outlook: (2014-2024) 12% Growth

Employment of computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 12 percent from 2014 to 2024, faster than the average for all occupations. These occupations are expected to add about 488,500 new jobs, from about 3.9 million jobs to about 4.4 million jobs from 2014 to 2024, in part due to a greater emphasis on cloud computing, the collection and storage of big data, more everyday items becoming connected to the Internet in what is commonly referred to as the “Internet of things,” and the continued demand for mobile computing.

Information Technology Industry
Information Technology Career Pathways
Welcome to Fayetteville Technical Community College

Fayetteville Technical Community College Quick Facts

Tuition: $2,378

Enrollment: 12,103

Number of Applicants: 4,496

Number of Acceptances: 4,496

Admission Policy: This school has an open admissions policy except for allied health programs.

Entrance Requirements: High school diploma is required and GED is accepted.

Entrance Difficulty: Noncompetitive: Virtually all applicants accepted regardless of high school rank or test scores.

Upcoming Events

  • PLCs: Spring Hill January 3 at 12:30 p.m. and Carver January 4 at 10:30 a.m.
  • January 3-13 Exam Review Week
  • Holiday - January 16
  • January 18-19, 2016 (State CTE Final Postassessments)
  • January 23 - Optional Teacher Workday

Career Technical Education (CTE)

provides students of all ages with the academic and technical skills, knowledge and training necessary to succeed in their future choice of college and career. CTE prepares these learners for the world of work by introducing them to workplace competencies, and makes academic content accessible to students by providing it in a hands-on context. For more information on CTE across the nation, please visit
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