On January 25th, 2018 as part of his 2018 State of the State message, Governor Gary Herbert declared 2018 the Year of Technical Education, naming it his second-highest legislative priority. Edson Barton, president and CEO of Precision Exams, the Utah-based business that administers career and technical education [CTE] exams and certifications across Utah schools. “The better we help students see how the skills they learn in a CTE class can lead to an exciting career, the more motivated they are to learn and the more likely they are to connect with businesses that really need people with these skills to help their organizations grow.”
Teachers, students, parents, local government officials, district personnel, businesses, technical schools and colleges gathered together at the MTECH for a Career and Technical Education (CTE) night on Monday, August 24th! All content areas demonstrated or highlighted a variety of aspects dealing with their content area. Participants learned about educational and future career opportunities that are available through the Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs. Participants also enjoyed hands on activities, such as suturing, CPR practice, cosmetology hair design, woodworking, coding, child care small motor skills, culinary arts, fashion designing and many more. Thanks to the SHHS students who helped with this event.