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Overton Gets $50K Grant To Assist In New CTE Developments At Livingston Academy

Overton County has received a $50,000 three-star grant to support the expansion of career technology at Livingston Academy. Livingston/Overton County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Shannon Cantrell said the money will assist as the Overton County School System builds out the new CTE Building. It will fund equipment, software, research tools, interactive workshops and other projects. “They are creating for ... Read More »

Overton, Putnam Schools Among UC System To Earn State CTE Grant Funding

Five Upper Cumberland School Districts and York Institute among recipients of the state’s Perkins Reserve Grant funds. Overton County Schools to use some $50,000 to power three career education programs. She said they want to showcase the equipment and software that will help students advertise in the digital age. “They’re going to bolster a school-based enterprise. We have a vinyl ... Read More »

Two Putnam Middle Schools Receive Grants To Expand CTE Opportunities

Two Putnam County Middle Schools have received grants to expand CTE and career exploration opportunities. Interim CTE Supervisor Jackie Vester said Algood Middle School received some $4,500 to expand the STEM program to add an agriculture component. She said Avery Trace Middle School will use the funds to create a computer science program. “When our students move from middle school ... Read More »

White Co Schools Could Use State Grant To Create Cybersecurity Program

White County Schools want to open a new cybersecurity and coding program of study. CTE Director Lane Ward said it is one of the ideas the district has considered for a possible $1.5 million state CTE grant. Ward said student interest has grown large enough to create the courses. “One of the reasons that’s a focus of ours, because we ... Read More »

DCHS Awarded $102K For CTE Program

DeKalb County High School named a new recipient of the Supporting Postsecondary Access in Rural Communities (SPARC) grant. SPARC grants from the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) are awarded to distressed and at-risk counties in the state. CTE Director Brad Leach said the school is set to receive $102,000 to upgrade and enhance CTE programs. “This money is really going ... Read More »

White Co. High School CTE Awarded New Robot From TCAT Livingston

White County High School CTE students will have the opportunity to try out an industry-standard robot thanks to TCAT Livingston. CTE Instructor Lane Ward said the high school was the recipient of a GIVE grant for the second year in a row. He said the $10,000 robot will help students get acquainted with machinery used to lift, sort, and perform ... Read More »

Putnam Schools Slated For $5M Innovative School Model Grant

Putnam County Schools slated to get a $5 million Innovative Schools Model grant from the state. The grant program aims to build readiness and prepare students for success after high school through increasing CTE, work-based learning, and industry credential opportunities. CTE Supervisor Dr. Leslie Eldridge presented a four-year plan to Putnam School Board Members about how she plans to spend ... Read More »

Putnam Schools Grant Award To Expand Post-Secondary And Career Exploration Opportunities

Putnam Schools set to expand post-secondary and career exploration opportunities for middle and high school students through a new grant. The system’s CTE program recently received $190,000 in grant funding through the Perkin’s Reserve Grant. CTE Programs Supervisor Leslie Eldridge said part of the funding will be used for the industry credential courses. “We’re very excited about that piece to ... Read More »

Cumberland County High School Sells CTE Construction Class Home

Cumberland County High School has officially sold its CTE Construction Class home. CTE Director Dr. William S.  Maddox said that the students who work on the house are upper-level construction students. He said that students typically take about a year to construct the home complete with stud walls and roofing. “It’s a lot of work put into it,” Maddox said. ... Read More »

Jackson BOE Exploring Project To Build CTE Space

The Jackson County School Board started the planning process to build its own CTE space Thursday night. The action came after the school board reviewed a proposed agreement from TCAT Hartsville. The institution currently provides CTE learning for Jackson and Macon County Schools in a joint building. The Hartsville administration indicated last year that it would no longer operate the ... Read More »