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December 2020 CTE Newsletter

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December 18, 2020
 
Preparing Students to Thrive In College and Careers
Greetings!
 
As this year comes to a close, I am privileged to look back at all the amazing actions our District and employees took and continue to take to provide an outstanding education for all students. I am in awe of the passion and commitment all of you have provided to our students, families, and community. 
 
This year has challenged us in many ways but has also proven the power of this district, its programs, and amazing employees. Many moments throughout the year brought me great gratitude and inspiration and I thank all of you for that. I am proud to support you and work with each of you. 
 
The MetroED Family wishes you a wonderful holiday season.
 
 
 
Superintendent Alyssa Lynch
James Falcone Honored as San Jose Earthquakes Teacher of the Year!
 
Each year CEFCU works with the Quakes in honoring teachers from Santa Clara, Alameda, and Contra Costa Counties. Mr. Falcone’s nominator said, “Mr. F has taught Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning for many years! MANY HVAC students have great careers because of Mr. F!” MetroED is excited to congratulate Mr. Falcone!
 
Cameron Augustine, SVCTE Film & Video Production Student Speaker at the Nov. 18th Board Meeting
 
Cameron Augustine, Silicon Valley Career Technical Education graduate student, shares with the MetroED Board how the Film & Video Production program created an environment where he could learn to work with others, learned to write for film, storytelling, directing, and produce videos for business and entertainment.
 
Building Innovative Robots with SVCTE Students
 
Students from Silicon Valley Career Technical Education received a new 2020 Revolution Robotics Challenge Kit with the support of DuPont Silicon Valley Technology Center. SVCTE Mechatronics Engineering students will be able to explore the thrill...
 
 
Congratulations to Our District for Obtaining $833,767 in Funding for MetroED Under the Strong Workforce Program
 
The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO), in partnership with the California Department of Education (CDE), developed the K12 Strong Workforce Program (K12 SWP) as an initiative to provide more middle-skilled workers and in response to industry demands by delivering the skill sets required by our local employers.
 
The objective of our SWP project is to increase the number of students who will successfully transition to post-secondary in CTE pathways. By aligning & strengthening a shared vision between SVCTE & community college partner agencies we can generate a K14 pathway that will align & provide services for career pathways success.  
 
This is great news in continuing the amazing work our school and staff does each and every day.
 
 
Teresa Castellanos was recognized at the December 9
Metropolitan Education Board meeting for her 5 years of service on the Board representing
San Jose Unified
School District.
 
 
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