- National Career Development Month: November is National Career Development Month and the theme for this year is “Charting the Course for the Second Century”. Several activities will be planned throughout the month of November to help promote career development and to inspire careers among students including the poster and poetry contest that is open to middle and high school students. Last year Scotland High School had 2 state winners in the poster contest. For more information please visit the CTE Blog link located at https://scotlandcte.wordpress.com/national-career-development-month-2013/
- NC DOT Bridge Building Competition NCDOT invites all North Carolina middle and high school students to participate in the 15th Annual NCDOT Statewide Model Bridge Building Competition. The competition is designed to create a greater awareness of careers in transportation, construction, engineering and the services provided by the NCDOT. Select the following link for complete details: NC Department of Transportation Bridge Building Competition
- Samsung Solve for Tomorrow:There is currently a school competition entitled Samsung Solve for Tomorrow that is a video contest for public middle and high schools that awards over $2 million in technology, plus other additional prizes, to winning schools throughout the United States. From now until October 31st, they are accepting applications from teachers in all disciplines representing grades 6-12, and there’s no limit to the number of teachers that can enter from each school. Prizes will be awarded at each stage of the competition, from the 255 State Finalists to the final Five National Winners. The full contest rules and additional information are posted at: www.samsung.com/solve. You’ll also be able to see examples of videos from previous winning schools.
- WIN Career Readiness Courseware program: A self-guided tutorial to help prepare students for the assessment is available to all CTE staff and SHS students to begin using with their students http://lrcog-nc.wincshost.com/. Information regarding WorkKeys and the WIN program is also available on the CTE Blog page located at https://scotlandcte.wordpress.com/workkeys-assessment/. Resources to teach employability skills are located at http://www.nc-net.info/employability.php.