February is CTE Month!
  • CTE Month 2021 is off to a great start!   From scavenger hunts to guest speakers, to virtual tours, the  Cumberland County Schools CTE students have been busy!



    What is CTE


    Michael Carter, II at Douglas Byrd High School had his students choose a CTE program outside of their current class and prepare PowerPoint slides regarding what they learned about other career pathways within CTE.   Mr. Carter shared the following from the U. S. Department of Education - CTE Month Highlights.


    Edward Mason at Pine Forest High School created a CTE Month Google Site and shared the CCS/CTE Month Promotional video with his students.  Check it out! CTE Month at PFHS.




  • At Cape Fear High School, Delores Waters' students incorporated a Resume Challenge, while other JBHS students explored Trade Careers and Disaster Medical Operations with CERT, and Fire Emergency Management   Meanwhile at Jack Britt High School, Henrietta Jutson's class had Guest Speaker-Deion Waddell-ISTA Graduate and AI Engineer, speaking about his journey from the Academy to the present, while the Health Science students learned more about the day to day basics of being a Registered Nurse.

    Gray's Creek High School teacher, Tara Runion sponsored had a Habitat Enrichment Kit Day.  Kits were distributed to students with a focus on the Natural Resources Curriculum with supplies to complete three different projects at home that would impact the quality of their wildlife habitat in their backyards.  At Seventy-First High School, SBI Agent Bell visited Charlisa Sharp's class and La'Keisha Giles had a Robotics Challenge with her CTE students.

    Let us continue to encourage our students and get excited about what our CTE students are accomplishing in this new and challenging virtual environment!