Tag Archives: Career and Technical Education

Oakland Schools

Revvving Up for SkillsUSA!

The Transportation Technology Cluster at Oakland Schools Technical Campus-Southwest is revving up for a win! Auto Collision Instructor Dave Hollinger has spent the last couple of months refining his students’ skills, and in a few days from now he will be watching Joel Howard, one of his talented transportation techies, compete at the SkillsUSA State […]

Oakland Schools

Family Engineering Night: The Next Gen Explore Careers of the Future

Oakland Schools Tech Campuses to Host 10-14 year-olds and their Parents in Lively Evenings of  Engineering Exploration Family Engineering Night is part of a county-wide initiative to help parents get their children interested in emerging technologies via an exciting evening of hands-on activities at Oakland Schools Technical Campuses. Upper-elementary and middle school students will explore […]

PB & J: Simple, Sustainable and…Marketable!

The Business, Management, Marketing & Technology students at Oakland Schools Technical Campus-Northeast needed a hook to jumpstart their “Making a Difference” food drive effort for the Baldwin Center’s holiday boxes and the Lighthouse of Oakland County Food Pantry. The near universal student familiarity with PB & J offered up a creative call-to-action for campus and […]

The Perfect Marriage is…

…CTE and College. Paul Galbenski, a Business Management, Marketing and Technology Instructor at OSTC-Southeast, and Michigan’s 2011-2012 Teacher of the Year, makes me wish I could do high school all over again. I would enroll in Career and Technical Education (CTE) where I would participate in motivating, project-based learning, and I would graduate with a […]