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Mathews CTE program looking to build support

Mathews County Public Schools is gearing up for the 2021-2022 school year, and the division’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) Advisory Board is looking to build support and awareness in the community.

CTE Advisory Board chair Charlene Winter sent out a solicitation letter this week asking for a wide range of assistance to help make the Mathews CTE program one of the strongest in the state.

The purpose of the advisory board is to advise the division on current and projected workforce needs relevant to the local economy, build support from the business community, assist in the placement of students in cooperative education programs and in employment, as well as identify business people who can serve as mentors or role models for the students.

Thomas Hunter Middle School and Mathews High School will offer new courses and a focus on robotics and engineering, energy and power, and sustainability to include topics of food production and ecology, as well as career explorations ...

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