Children First: Career Technical Education

Some students will attend college; others will go straight to the workforce. What are their job options? ABC30 airs a half-hour special on programs helping high school students go from the classroom to a career. Action News anchors Liz Harrison and Warren Armstrong host "Children First: Career Technical Education," Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 6:30PM.

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Studies show only 25% of students who attend a four-year college or university actually complete their degree. Finding a career is crucial. This special includes a closer look at Central Valley Career Tech Night. Students weld pipes, operate cranes and get career advice from experts in a variety of fields. ABC30 visits a Madera County campus where students are computer experts. Watch Duncan Polytechnical High students train for medical careers. Meet Culinary Arts students who serve up tasty treats in Reedley. Explore a local Arts and Engineering charter school where 98% of seniors graduate!

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Children First is a year-long effort focusing on the challenges, problems and opportunities facing our youth in Central California. The program shows how the average person can make a difference in a child's life and highlights local organizations that work with kids. The Children First campaign includes half-hour programs like "Career Technical Education," thirty-second public service announcements, and special stories on Action News. ABC30 thanks our partners below for putting Children First in the Central Valley.

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Web Resources


CALIFORNIA CAREER ZONE
www.cacareerzone.org

FRESNO REGIONAL OCCUPATIONAL PROGRAM
(559) 497-3860
www.fresnorop.org

VALLEY REGIONAL OCCUPATIONAL PROGRAM
www.valleyrop.net

MINARETS HIGH SCHOOL
www.chawanakee.k12.ca.us

DUNCAN POLYTECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL
4330 E Garland Ave, Fresno, CA 93726
(559) 248-7080

HARMONY MAGNET CHARTER SCHOOL
www.portervilleschools.org

CENTRAL VALLEY CAREER TECH NIGHT
www.fcoe.org

ASSOCIATED GENERAL CONTRACTORS CALIFORNIA
www.agc-ca.org

UNITED ASSOCIATION OF PLUMBERS,PIPEFITTERS & HVACR TECHNICIANS
www.ualocal246.com

SHEET METAL WORKERS' LOCAL UNION 104
www.smw104.org

BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION TRADES COUNCIL
(559) 457-0894

PG&E
careers.pge.com

AGRICULTURE JOBS
www.agcareers.com


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