Dr. Anyanna Hamilton- Wallace and Vanessa Powell from the North Carolina Department of Transportation met the Warren County Schools Leadership Team to discuss their partnership. NCDOT has provided funds and resources to promote all aspects of transportation. The focus now is focusing on workforce development in the areas of highway construction. A proposal is being submitted to the NCDOT ro provide funding and programming for students in the Engineering and Construction Technology Academy students at Warren County High School.
Dr. Wallace and Mrs Powell discuss their process to get the grant submitted and approved.
Jonte Hawkins, Construction Technology Teacher, explains his CTE Advanced Studies Program to the DOT and how he works with Summitt Engineering and Design to provide instruction on highway construction and inspection.
Odessa Perry, CDC for Warren County Schools got an upgrade to her office this week. Check out her new look!
Odessa Perry, Career Development Coordinator and Ernie Conner, Director of Technology and Career-Technical Education assisted with the Roanoke River Valley Robotics Tournament. They are working on a promotional video for the event that will be released soon.
8th grade parents and students visited Warren County High School to look at the Career Academies at the school. Odessa Perry, CTE Career Development Coordinator was on hand to answer their questions and provide information to them.
Members of the Pharmacy Tech program at Vance Granville Community College met with students in the Medical Science, Security and Protective Services Academy to discuss an opportunity that will be available beginning with the 2019-20 school year. Juniors and Seniors in this academy will have an opportunity to complete the Pharmacy Tech Certificate in one semester while still in high school. Plans are also being made that would allow students to complete the Pharmacy Tech Diploma before graduating from high school during the 2020-21 school year. Lyndon Hall, Dean at the Warren Campus of VGCC and Odessa Perry, Career Development Coordinator for Warren County Schools also participated in the discussion. Check out pictures of the visit.
Odessa Perry, CDC for Warren County Schools introduces the Pharmacy Tech program leaders from VGCC
Lyndon Hall, Dean of VGCC (Warren Campus)
Dr. Erica Fleming, Program Head of the Pharmacy Tech Program
Brenda Harvey, Pharmacy Tech. Instructor
Jonte Hawkins, Construction Technology Teacher at Warren County High School was honored for his students accomplishments in successfully passing industry credentials and certifications in his Career and Technical Education Program. He received recognition at the state and local level.
Mr. Hawkins is pictured here with other teachers in the district at the February 2019 Warren County Board of Education Meeting that received recognition as "Top 25 Percent" in the district.
Warrenton Supply generously donated over 200 seed packets to Warren County Schools this week. These seeds will be planted by Middle and High School students in their Science and Career and Technical Education courses. Thank you! to Warrenton Supply Company for their support.
Chalis Henderson, with Turning Point met with James Brown, Computer Discoveries Teacher at Warren County Middle School to discuss how they could partner to promote coding education to the students in Warren County. Turning Point and Athletes for Computer Science are already providing computer science programs in a four Elementary Schools in Warren County. This partnership will provide additional resources and opportunities for the Middle School students.
Members of the Warren County Cooperative Extension Service and Working Landscapes organized a service project on Monday, January 21st as part of MLK day. The group cleaned out the greenhouse and surrounding areas at Warren County High School. The green house can now be used for students to conduct plant science activities as part of their 4H projects as well as school activities.