Monday, July 29, 2013

North Carolina State CTE Conference 2013

This past week Chief Barlow attended the NC State CTE Conference
and presented two sessions.
The first was titled:
How I Teach Public Safety I 
and the Second was 
How to Create a Public Safety Academy in your School
The sessions were very well attended.
Thanks to all that came out and shared.

At the OSFM update session we learned that during the
2012-2013 school year there were 10 HS Fire Academies
and during the
2013-14 school year
there will be 25 HS Fire Academies across the state of NC.
It looks as if there may be as many as 50 within 5 years statewide.  

At the Trade and Industry Division meeting
Chief Barlow was presented with the
This means that Chief Barlow will be going through a
Portfolio evaluation process this year to compete for the
North Carolina CTE Teacher of the Year for next year. 

Monday, July 1, 2013

Skills USA National Conference 2013 in Kansas City, MO

The Skills USA National Leadership Conference in Kansas City, MO 
was held during the week of June 24-June 28, 2013. 

The Concord High School Fire Academy had 2 recruits competing representing North Carolina. 
Charlie Groce - Secondary, and Jacob Whitley Post Secondary. 
Jacob Whitley placed 7th in the Nation
Charlie Groce placed 15th in the Nation.

Skills USA National Website
will have all the individual Results
Posted Soon

One of the competitors in Post Secondary
Melissa Cracknell from Beaumont Texas has a News article Here