Submitted By: Fresno ROP
Central Valley CTE Night
Thanks to a grant from the Pacific Gas and Electric Company Foundation, a CTE Night was held at the Fresno Convention Center on September 26, 2013. Modeled after "college night," the event targeted high school students and parents to learn about various careers and the postsecondary programs available to students desiring further training after high school. Employers and schools from construction/building trades, transportation, utilities and medical careers were present. In addition to outside displays of equipment that provided a hands-on opportunity for students to try different activities, employers presented workshops to share the training requirements, working conditions, and job opportunities within their pathways. After the success of this initial event, plans for a 2014 CTE Night were quickly underway.