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  • Stall STEM and Business Adv Board 

    Stall STEM and Business Adv Board  3/8/18 3.8.18 Agenda page 1 3.8.18 Agenda page 2

  • North Charleston Advisory Board 11/1/17

      Go to the Google Doc   Agenda Item Notes Action Required 3:30   Welcome/ Good News 3:45 Progress Reports Engineering: Kelly Thompson – working on Deep Dive Pilot – will provide interview skills and a partner from the business community Web Page Design and Development & Business Information Management:  – no one in attendance […]

  • North Charleston Advisory Board 10/4/17

    North Charleston Advisory Board October 4, 2017 Engineering: Aerospace added this year, 5 students. Will do Seaperch again this year  – Working with SPAWAR First Tech Competition – Working with SPAWAR Vex Robotics joining West Ashley competition SPAWAR reports they can do tours Culinary – 2 competitions this year: Quest and Skills USA Would like […]

  • Cane Bay STEM and Business 11/1/17

    Agenda and Puzzle Design Challenge Cane Bay 11.1.17 I attended a great Cane Bay STEM and Business Advisory Board meeting and posted these notes.  Standing ovation for: Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union’s Reality of Money  – activity that reached 289 students with rave reviews of this real world experience Berkeley Electric Coop Expert Business Panel on […]

  • Hanahan Advisory Board 9/20/17

    Hanahan Advisory Board 9/20/17 Hanahan High School Click here for Career Academies Packet 2017_2018 Click here for Youth Apprentice Info  15 Pathways for 2017/18 Industrial Mechanics Machining HVAC Tech Computer Programming Computer Networking Cyber Security Hotel Operations Culinary Arts Medical Office Assistant Automotive Tech CAD Tech EMT (includes Pre-Fire) CNA to Pre-Nursing Security to Pre-Law […]

  • Thanks for a great All Academy Meeting yesterday!

    Thanks to all the business partners, educators, and other stakeholders that met yesterday for the All Academy Onboarding meeting – Special thanks to Suzi & Robin for all their hard work!  Looking forward to a Great Year!

  • VIP Tour of Career Academies 11.29.16

    VIP Tour of Career Academies November 29, 2016 RB Stall STEM Academy VIP Tours Agenda 11.29.16  

  • Hanahan Academies Advisory Bd 4/5/17

    Hanahan Academies Advisory Board April 5, 2017 Attended: Ross – John Camarda Watermissions – Alice Muller SPAWAR – Karen Cooke Dooley – Academy Coach Vargyas – PLTW Gantt – Graphics and Communications Samonte – Media Tech Raycroft -Principal Robin Willis   SPAWAR, Karen Cooke, asked Matthew Vargyas to connect her with the Chemistry teacher Samonte […]

  • Stall Academies Advisory Board

    Stall Academies Advisory Board Meeting March 9, 2017 Present: Amber Paugh Michael Breedlove Kimberly Pickett Robin Willis Richard Gordon   Mahle reviewed activities for the year including the recent Teacher Externship in February. This year 6 CTE teachers attended.  Mahle has production positions open that they would like to expose Stall students who do not […]

  • Burke Breakfast with Business 2/15/17

    Great panel today! Present:  Shannon McCabe Carrie Morey James Medeiros Colin Smoak Jennifer Gorham Al Hitchcock On March 14 we will have another Breakfast with Business in lieu of a March Advisory Board meeting. 

  • North Charleston Academies Mtg 2/1/17

    North Charleston Academies Advisory Board Meeting 2/1/17 Present: Ladora Waters Cory McBee Joe Rodgers Phillip Baynes – new Law Enforcement teacher Robin Willis Mrs. Southall reported by email that she has several mentors for her Entrepreneurship/business plan students. They have been to her classroom twice and have committed to come on Fridays to assist students. New […]

  • Burke Academies 1/10/17 Meeting Notes

    Burke Academies Advisory Board meeting January 10, 2016 Present: Sarah Earle – Associate Principal, Burke Robin Willis Amanda Ramage – Chas County Carrie Morey – Callie’s Biscuits Mark Lester – SC Ports Ira Hill – Culinary April Mazyck – Culinary Karen Reid-Perrineau – Business Roy Kemp – Construction and PLTW Tyler Timmons -Health Stacy Marlowe […]

  • North Charleston Academies Advisory Board Meeting 1/4/17

    North Charleston Advisory Board Meeting January 4, 2017 Present: Mrs. Southall – Business, Entrepreneurship Mrs. Crabtree – Web Design Mrs. McBee – Digital Art and Design Mr. Johnson – Project Lead the Way Mrs. Welsh – Culinary Be A Mentor – Megan Schwab Food Bank – Melinda Waddell Riverdogs – Josh Shea Coast Guard  – […]

  • Stall Academies Advisory Board notes 11/10/16

    Stall Advisory Board meeting November 10, 2016   NNPTC brought a great Academy Partner Share presentation. We discussed reminding students and teachers that you can do Engineering, Electrical and Nuclear work even if you are not a good math student. We also talked about NNPTC doing the same presentation for students (adding lowest salary these […]

  • Timberland STEM and Business Advisory Board meeting 11/2/16

    Meeting notes taken by Angela Burnett Timberland STEM and Business Advisory Board 11/2/16 Advisory Council Notes (November 2, 2016) Angela Burnett welcomed everyone to Timberland and thanked them for coming to the meeting today. All participants introduced themselves. The visitors present included: Angela Burnett-Timberland’s Facilitator Julia Izykowski-THS Science Department Head Suzi Raiford- Chamber of Commerce […]

  • Goose Creek STEM and Business Advisory Board 11/2/16

    Minutes taken by Ashley Barnes Goose Creek STEM Advisory Board 11/2/16 Advisory Meeting Minutes – Goose Creek High Introductions of GCHS staff (Barnes, Sklar, Burgsteiner, Domingue, Pugh, C. Bryant, D. Simmons, Rooney, H. Guerry, S. Smith, D. Badillo) and business partners (Bank of America – Jemie Meacham, HTFCU – Angela Gorton, Berkeley Electric – Johanna […]

  • Burke Academies Meeting Notes 11/1/16

    Burke Academies Advisory Board November 1, 2016 Present: Al Hitchcock Amanda Ramage Carrie Morey Ward Mungo Shannon McCabe Colin Smoak Jennifer Gorham Sarah Earle Anna Dassing Tralice Reddock Stacy Marlow Ira Hill Karen Reed-Perrineau Tyler Timmons Robin Willis Agenda:burke_agenda_11-1-16 Goal for November: Teachers are asked to contact Academy Partners in November and schedule one Subject […]

  • US Employers Have Too Much Labor, Not Enough Talent

    10/25/16 Great article from Fast Company  “We’ve found that even where there is a ready supply of labor, there isn’t always a ready supply of skills,” explains Ackerman. “In many ways the growing talent shortage reflects an issue of quality versus quantity. The challenge is finding people with the right skills and experience to do […]

  • Academy Partner Share Sign Ups

  • Stall 2015/2016 CTE Completer Breakfast

    Program for end of year CTE Completer Breakfast stall-completer-breakfast-program-pg-2

  • Burke Academies Meeting notes 9/13/16

    Attended:  Amanda Ramage – Charleston County Colin Smoak – McLaughlin & Smoak Al Hitchcock – CR Hipp Jennifer Gorham – City of Charleston Robin Willis – Chamber Chad Vail – CCSD PLTW teacher Dig Art Teacher Asst Principal McDaniel Culinary Teacher – April Maczyk

  • North Charleston Academies meeting notes 9/7/16

    North Charleston Academies meeting notes 9/7/16 Present:  Ladora Waters – NCHS Eileen Burkhardt – Be A Mentor Megan Schwab – Be A Mentor Jeremy Granson – Coast Guard James Holman – Centurum Leslie Hutson – Steelfab Melinda Waddell – Lowcountry Food Bank Kelly Thompson – SPAWAR  

  • Most updated Master Meeting List


  • 2016/2017 List of Academy Partners

    Updated list as of 9/6/16

  • Wando MSE Advisory Board August 30th Meeting Minutes

    Wando MSE Advisory Board August 30th meeting minutes attached. MSE Advisory Agenda 8.30.16

  • 2016/2017 Career Academy Manual

  • State of the Region Education recap


  • DD2 Volunteer Application Form

    If you are an Academy Partner with a DD2 school please fill this out and bring it with you to your September Advisory Board meeting. DD2 Volunteer App Form

  • North Charleston Advisory Board Agenda 2/3/16

    North Charleston 2.3.15 agenda N. Charleston Completers

  • Career Academy Debrief Group Notes Table Notes

    What’s new for the coming year? Want to to see the latest list of Academy Partners and their schools? Career Academies 2016-2017 We’ll be bringing Nashville to you with Career Academy 101 and 102. Burke and LTA have merged and added additional Academies TEALS is coming to West Ashley HS! SME will be offering student […]

  • Agenda Template for Advisory Board meetings

    Template agenda Name of High School Name of Career Academy Advisory Board Meeting Date List who is present:  Chair: Welcome Secretary: Ask if there are any additions or changes to last month’s Advisory Board notes Secretary: Report whether or not Advisory Board notes have been posted to the Intranet Academy Partner Share: This is a 10 […]

  • Career Academies 2015-2016

  • Stall STEM and Business Advisory Board Meeting Notes 3/8/16

    Stall STEM and Business Advisory Board Meeting Notes March 8, 2016 Stall agenda 3.8.16 Present: Jessica Latagne attended on behalf of Valerie Green, South State Amber Vereen, Mahle Behr Drew Simmons, Naval Nuclear Power Kimberly Pickett Michael Breedlove Jeremy Carrick Chad Vail Robin Willis Student Organizations/Competions: Mr. Breedlove and Mrs. Pickett shared an impressive number […]

  • North Charleston “Spellbound by Cougars” fundraiser!

    The North Charleston Senior Class is hosting a spectacular “Spellbound by Cougars” event on March 16, 2016 at 6:30 pm in the school’s auditorium. Please take a break and join us on a hypnotizing adventure filled with laughs and lasting memories with “The Hilarious Hypnotist,” Dr. Holiday.  For the low price of $16, Dr. Holiday will hypnotize […]

  • Lincoln STEM and Culinary Advisory Board meeting notes 1.29.16

    Lincoln STEM and Culinary Academies Advisory Board meeting January 29, 2016 Attended: Robin Willis Amanda Ramage Eddie Plowden Gil Pohl Alvalene Rogers April Mazyck   March 22 Career Day at Lincoln HS – Mrs. Rogers will provide time etc details so Academy Partners can participate if available STEM Construction Berkeley Electric and Charleston County offered […]

  • Stall STEM and Business Academies Notes 1/12/16

    Stall STEM and Business Academies January 12, 2016 Pickett’s planning calendar 2nd semester Present Robin Willis Jeremy Carrick Amber Vereen Col. Brian Peters Kimberly Pickett Michael Breedlove Rachel Rutledge Brittany Matson Pedro De Armas Review December All Academy Cluster meeting: Mrs. Pickett reviewed the Career Academy 101 materials from the December All Academy Cluster meetings. […]

  • North Charleston Academies 1/6/16 meeting notes

    North Charleston Academies Advisory Board meeting January 6, 2016 Present Shanteisha Crabtree Joe Rodgers James Holman Ladora Waters Vanessa Denney Michael Carmel Leslie Hutson Eileen Burkhardt Cindi Welsh Culinary – Fundraiser Vintners dinner at TTC on January 29 Students have scheduled a trip to see the TTC Culinary facilities Students went to Food Bank and […]

  • “What Career Academies bring to the table”

    Read this fantastic article about Carer Academies in Escambia County, Florida.

  • Best Practices Recap

  • What are the Best Practices for Advisory Boards?

    Best Practices from around the country for the most effective Career Academy Advisory Boards Name or vote on a chair and co-chair – Ideally one is the lead teacher and one is from industry. Meeting notes – The chair should assign a secretary to take meeting notes and post them to the intranet. Use and […]

  • All Academy Cluster Meeting notes – December 2015

    Notes from All Academy Cluster meetings December 2015 STEM Cluster Wando group What has been the best student engagement? : SPAWAR Career workshop STEM Premier workshops CRDA Career workshop What is your Academy’s biggest Hurdle? Minority and female participation Looking at the Best practices: What does your Academy need to do? Need to add Asst […]

  • Career Academies Scholarship Opportunity: STEM Premier + SME

    All, STEM Premier, in partnership with the Charleston Chapter of SME (Society of Manufacturing Engineers), are making available one (1) $500 scholarship to a senior currently involved in Career Academies. The scholarship is called the CMCC Career Academies Scholarship, and all seniors can apply. Students must join STEM Premier and apply through the platform. Upon […]

  • Talent Demand Study

    Click here to read the Talent Demand Study

  • Handouts from All Academy Cluster meetings

    2015 Regional Economic Scorecard NCAC National Standards of Practice Accelerate Greater Charleston Scholarship: AGC Instruction sheet 2015-16 Youth Apprentice Culinary Brochure page1  page2 Youth Apprentice IT Brochure page1 page2 Youth Apprentice Manufacturing Brochure page1 page2 Charleston Regional Career Headlight: Career Academy 101 for Cluster Mtgs

  • Charleston Regional Career Headlight

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  • Career Academies documentary on NPR

    This podcast is a great look back at the 40 year history of Career Academies and tells why and where its working now. It’s not your grandfather’s vocational tech anymore.

  • 2015 Student Performance Data from Nashville

    2015 Nashville Student Performance Trends Report  

  • Stall STEM and Business Academies Notes 11/10/15

    Stall STEM Advisory Board meeting November 10, 2015 Stall agenda Nov 10,2015 Robin WillisKimberly PickettJeremy CarrickMichael BreedloveJames HolmesValerie GreenAndrew SimmonsLisa De Armas – absent due to illness, talked to her by phone 11/10/15Scott Bellamy – had appt with MFED 2015 – emailed with Pickett last week. Business: Mr. Breedlove reported that tomorrow 11/11/15 he has […]

  • Need to fill out your Career Academy Agreement?

    Use this link to fill out your 2015/2016 Career Academy Agreement. – it’s quick and painless!

  • Have you RSVP’d for the All Academy Cluster meetings?

    All Academy Cluster Meetings You and your colleagues are invited to a special Career Academies Forum. We will present exciting information to help you in your work to bring career relevancy to our region’s students. Join teachers, counselors, administrators and business partners from Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester District Two at this dynamic mid-year event! *** No […]