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Monday, July 20 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Creating Partnerships With Business Partners to Design Innovative CATE Programs

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Our school is a multi-district career center that offers 20 career pathways where we have created partnerships with industry to design and implement programs relevant to our business partners. The latest include Commercial Drivers License (CDL) Permit, Heavy Equipment Operator, and Drone Licensing under FAA. You will see how we formed partnerships with Caterpillar, a grading and paving contractor, and the owner of 130 acre active quarry. Knights Concrete is pouring a 30'x50' concrete slab and donating a concrete truck for our Diesel class to work on with the lead mechanic coming once per week to teach.

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Robert Behr

Assistant Director, Dorchester County Career and Technology Center
I have been a CTE instructor, assistant principal, and now an assistant director. Our school is focused on listening to our business partners and adapting our programs to their needs. This way, when a student leaves us, they are better prepared to enter the workforce. We have developed... Read More →

Monday July 20, 2020 2:30pm - 3:30pm EDT
Greenville Convention Center