Career and Technical Education Expo

Career and Technical Education Expo

Franklin City Public School is hosting its Career and Technical Education (CTE) Expo on Thursday, May 23 from 5:00-7:30 pm at the Franklin High School, 310 Crescent Drive, Franklin, Virginia.

 

CTE programs in Virginia public schools serve thousands of students in one or more courses, with programs designed to prepare young people for productive futures while meeting the Commonwealth’s need for welltrained and industrycertified technical workers. Currently, the high school offers several CTE programs, including Building Trades; Computer Information Systems; Criminal Justice; Culinary Arts; JROTC; Marketing; Nursing and Electrical and Welding in collaboration with Camp Community College.

As a public school districtFranklin City Public Schools are a nonprofit entity with the mission of acceleratinginnovatingand transforming to become a premier school division that encourages community partnershipshandson learningand realworld experiences through promoting high academic standardssocialemotional development, and researchbased practices for all students by recruitingretaining, developing, and investing in a diverse workforce in a safe and supportive environment. This event is marked as the first CTE Expo in preparation for the opening of the new CTE center in the fall, an opportunity to benefit both participating organizations as well as our district and students.

Contact Vernita Elliott at (757)569-8111 Ext5606 or Brandi Whitley at (757)562-5187 Ext.1117 for more information.