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Henrico's Career & Technical Education's podcast promotes and educates students and parents about the importance of career and technical education in Henrico County, Virginia and the US. Join Reshawn Garnett and Mike Roberts and find why career and technical education is so important for students now and for their future. Show comments are welcome. Please email us at mwroberts@henrico.k12.va.us

Henrico's Career & Technical Education's podcast promotes and educates students and parents about the importance of career and technical education in Henrico County, Virginia and the US. Join Reshawn Garnett and Mike Roberts and find why career and technical education is so important for students now and for their future. Show comments are welcome. Please email us at mwroberts@henrico.k12.va.us
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Henrico's Career & Technical Education's podcast promotes and educates students and parents about the importance of career and technical education in Henrico County, Virginia and the US. Join Reshawn Garnett and Mike Roberts and find why career and technical education is so important for students now and for their future. Show comments are welcome. Please email us at mwroberts@henrico.k12.va.us

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English

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804-781-1813


Episodes

Henrico CTE Now, Episode 23, Reshawn and Mike interview businesses attending the Life Ready Expo

11/5/2019
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Henrico CTE had a very successful Life Ready Expo with over 150 businesses and over 2000 parents and 8th to 12-grade students. We were able to interview representatives of just a few of the businesses at the Expo. These are great interviews with different industries and showed the importance of business partnerships with Henrico CTE and how we can connect students with these companies and the career tracks they offer. Our next episode will have parents and students we interviewed during the...

Duration:00:36:30

Henrico CTE Now, Episode 22: VACTEA Conference Recap

10/22/2019
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Recently the Henrico CTE Now hosts, Rashawn and Mike were invited to hold a demonstration of our podcast to other CTE administrators in Virginia who attended the Virginia Association of Career and Technical Education Conference in Virginia Beach. We had great audiences and 4 great guests from all over Virginia. Here is the combined podcasts from our visit. Our first 2 guests were Kenny Ballance, the Director of Career and Technical Education for Louisa County and Darla Miller, Principal of...

Duration:00:32:57

Henrico CTE Now, Episode 21: Guest, Rob Doolidge, Tech Ed Teacher

10/8/2019
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This episode we interview Technology Education teacher, Rob Doolidge, at Short Pump Middle School. Rob talks to us on the importance of student's involvement with Tech Ed and how it can develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills through hands-on woods and metals projects. Rob is a high energy teacher who has built great programs that are highly sought out by many Short Pump Middle students.

Duration:00:26:16

Henrico CTE Now, Episode 20: Guest, Spencer, Bonnie, and Sam Werneth

9/24/2019
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Spencer Werneth, an EMT student at the Hermitage ACE Center, and his parents Bonnie and Sam, are with us today to talk to us about Spencer’s journey to be Life Ready through Henrico CTE. Spencer is a senior that took Sports Medicine as a junior last year and is currently in the EMT program. We talked to Spencer and his parents about his experiences with the ACE Centers as he prepares himself for college.

Duration:00:37:29

Henrico CTE Now, Episode 19: Guest, Sue Maddock with IGS

9/10/2019
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Sue Maddock talks to us about the company she works, IGS, for and how they want to partner with Henrico CTE and hire our students. IGS is an international company based right here in the Richmond area. As soon as Sue met with Mac Beaton, Director of Henrico CTE, she was on-board with becoming one of our newest business partner and is excited about being able to hire our students this year. https://integratedglobal.com/

Duration:00:22:32

Henrico CTE Now, Episode 18: Guest, Susan and Zack Moore

8/27/2019
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Today's guests are Susan Moore, Director of Facilities at Henrico County Public Schools and her son Zack Moore, is a mobile repair mechanic for Richmond Machinery. They discuss how a CTE education touched their lives and how it gave Zack a head start toward his career. Zack has a twin brother Luke who took a different path and instead of becoming a mechanic he became a Henrico firefighter after college. Both brothers both ended up in a trade but took different paths. One by way of college...

Duration:00:37:11

Henrico CTE Now, Episode 17: Guest, Angela Stewart, Professional Learning and Leadership with Henrico County Schools

8/13/2019
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Our guest is Angela Stewart who is a Professional Development Specialist in the Professional Learning & Leadership Department with Henrico County Public Schools. One of her duties is to help new CTE teachers who may be coming from the world of work, transition into teaching. This is important to help great business people become great teachers.

Duration:00:20:51

Henrico CTE Now. Episode 16: Guest Rai Beasley, Parent and Supporter Of Henrico CTE

7/30/2019
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We were privileged to have Rai Beasley visit us today at CTE Now headquarters to talk to us about why he thinks Henrico CTE is important to the students of Henrico County. Mr. Beasley is one of Henrico County's most involved citizens. Mr. Beasley and his wife have fostered over 30 children and have 2 adopted children. They are advocates high risk youth and are very active in their community.

Duration:00:28:53

Henrico CTE Now. Episode 15: Guest Dr. Pierre Tulowitzki

7/16/2019
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Pierre Tulowitski, a professor from Ludwigsburg University visited with us and was able to experience many of our summer programs such as Summer Building Trades, Summer Polytech, our House Building Program, Signing Day and more. Professor Tulowitski teaches the German postgraduate program INEMA, an International Education Leadership, and Management program and is currently a Professor in Residence at the University of Richmond. Before he returned to Germany he was nice enough to join us...

Duration:00:22:56

Henrico CTE Now, Episode 14: Guest, Bobbie Southerd , Debbie Kelo, PHD, and Ted Quinn

7/2/2019
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For today's podcast we are meeting with CTE's Sports Medicine instructor, Bobbie Southerd, Debbie Kelo, director of programs at SwimRVA and Tedd Quinn, director of safety school, SwimRVA. We are talking about how SwimRVA helps young people how to swim, their safety programs and how we have partnered with SwimRVA to help some of our students learn to be lifeguards and CPR certified. Listen to this great episode and share it with your friends. www.swimrva.com #swimrva @swimrva

Duration:00:22:19

Henrico CTE Now, Episode 13: Guest, Gordon & Lori Taylor from Smoke Pit Grill

6/18/2019
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Gordon and Lori Taylor did not start their careers in the restaurant business but the desire for a change in their lives brought them to start a food truck business that led to their own sit-down restaurant, the Smoke Pit Grill. Gordon and Lori recently were able to visit the culinary students at Varina High School and teach them how to smoke ribs and serve them from the largest food truck (actually a trailer) in Richmond. We had a great interview with them about their past careers, their...

Duration:00:23:11

Henrico CTE Now. Episode 12: Guest Victoria Ferris, Intro to Culinary Arts Instructor

6/4/2019
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Victoria Ferris is a teacher at Varina High School and is the Intro to Culinary Arts instructor and also Nutritional Wellness. Her very successful program gets her students ready to work in the restaurant industry. Every week her students prepare meals for many of Varina's sports teams and caters many Henrico County events. She talks with us about what it takes to become a cook and her experiences in the classroom.

Duration:00:29:38

Henrico CTE Now. Episode 11: Guest Virginia Delegate, John McGuire

5/21/2019
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Our guest is Virginia House of Delegates member John McGuire representing the 56th district. Mr. McGuire was born and raised in Henrico. Took the CTE Electronics program and graduated from Henrico High School. After high school he joined the Navy and became a Navy Seal. He is also a successful businessman and has been a delegate since 2018. Mr. McGuire talks to us about how CTE influenced his life and how important he feels it is for today's youth.

Duration:00:16:59

Henrico CTE Now. Episode 10, Steve Pierce and Heather Greenwell with Virginia Association of Roofing Professionals

5/7/2019
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This episode we spend a great half hour with Heather Greenwell and Steve Pierce with the Virginia Association of Roofing Professionals. They speak with us about the importance of attracting young people to the roofing industry. Mark is also the General Manager of the Richmond branch of Baker Roofing. https://www.varoofingprofessionals.org/ https://bakerroofing.com/

Duration:00:27:22

Henrico CTE Now. Episode 9: CTE Guests From A Couple Of Programs And We Are Talking About Signing Day

4/22/2019
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This episode is very special. Its subject is about our second annual CTE Signing Day where we recognize and celebrate students who are graduating high school and moving on to the world of work. Like star athletes, our stars are students who are sitting next to their future employer and signing an agreement to start their employment with many eager companies who are looking for trained and experienced young people from Henrico County's Career and Technical Education programs. There students...

Duration:00:37:08

Henrico CTE Now, Episode 8: Guest, A. Person, the instructor for our ACE Center at Highland Springs masonry program

4/9/2019
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This week's guest is Mr. Person, instructor at the ACE Center at Highland Springs Masonry class. Mr. Person talks about the importance of masonry in today's construction and about how students can make it a career.

Duration:00:23:43

Henrico CTE Now, Episode 7: Guest, Ricky Akers with James River Exteriors

3/26/2019
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In this episode we interview Ricky Akers, sight supervisor for James River Exteriors. We talk about the challenges of finding new talent for the masonry industry. We learned a lot from Ricky's 40 years of experience in the masonry industry. Enjoy. https://jamesriverexteriors.com/

Duration:00:21:26

Henrico CTE Now. Episode 6: Guest Carter Iseman, David Helmick, Sunni Burton

3/12/2019
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In this great episode we interview Carter Iseman, Director of Training and Development for Virginia Asphalt Association, David Helmick, Executive Vice President of Superior Paving, and Sunni Burton, QC Lab Technician for Superior Paving. They talk about their work in the asphalt industry and what they are actively doing to attract young people to their industry and more. For more information about the Virginia Asphalt Association please visit www.vaasphalt.com.

Duration:00:33:55

Henrico CTE Now, Episode 5, Guest Mark Schultz & Anthony Dejarnette (DJ)

2/26/2019
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Today's guests are Mark Schultz and Anthony Dejarnette (DJ), instructors in the Automotive Technology program at the ACE Center at Hermitage.

Duration:00:21:04

Henrico CTE Now, Episode 4: Guest, Chris Haynie

2/12/2019
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Chris Haynie, Service Manager at Richmond Ford West is our guest for today's episode.

Duration:00:18:33