Career and Technical Education

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The St. Johnsbury Academy Department of Career and Technical Education (CTE) prepares students for both post-secondary education and the world of work. We provide educational opportunities covering industry-specific skill training and credentialing, general employability skills, academic and career skill integration, and personal enrichment. The department prepares our students for current and future educational and workplace opportunities through hands-on learning, authentic workplace experiences, and classroom instruction. These courses provide important benefits to students including career awareness and exploration and applied learning of academic skills.

 

Work Based Learning Student

“In my Work-Based Learning class I am working with the St. Johnsbury Fire Department. This gives me the opportunity to gain real-world work experience while still in school. Whether you want to take classes in automotive, business, electricity, welding, culinary, woodworking, or human services, St. Johnsbury Academy’s Career and Technical Education department has a class for you.”

 

Shea Smith

Work-Based Learning Program

The Department of Career and Technical Education offers courses in the following areas:

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources

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Architecture Construction

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Business and Management

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Career Awareness

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Hospitality and Tourism

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Human Services

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Information Technology

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Transportation. Distribution, and Logistics

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CTE News

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    March 22, 2022

    Brantview Spruce Trees Given New Life

    In January 2018, contractors removed eleven over-mature spruce trees from Brantview Lawn, where they had grown for over one hundred years. Safety concerns that the trees would grow weaker and slowly collapse under their weight necessitated their removal and replacement with disease-resistant elm...

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    May 04, 2021

    SkillsUSA Students Honored

    Eve Codling (l) and Audrey Royer were honored in Chapel this week for their achievements at the state SkillsUSA competition held virtually last month. Codling, a senior, won the top prize in the Commercial Baking division and will compete for the national title in June.

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    November 16, 2020

    SJA Senior Receives Golden Wrench Award

    SJA senior Gavin Dufour has received the Golden Wrench Award for Spring 2020 from The Vermont Automobile Enthusiasts.

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    October 21, 2019

    CTE Students of the Quarter Named

    St. Johnsbury Academy is pleased to announce the Students of the Quarter for our Career and Technical Education program for the first quarter.

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    July 24, 2019

    Champions at Work: I’m Ready!

    After months of preparation and winning gold at the state level, six SJA students traveled to Louisville, Kentucky for the SkillsUSA Conference.

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    July 10, 2019

    SJA Student Wins Silver at National SkillsUSA Competition

    Emma Smith '19 of St. Johnsbury won a Silver Medal in Commercial Baking at the 2019 SkillsUSA competition in Louisville, KY.

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    May 13, 2019

    CTE Students Earn Medals at Vermont SkillsUSA Competition

    Fifteen St. Johnsbury Academy students won five gold, five silver medals, and one bronze medal at the Vermont SkillsUSA Competition.

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    September 10, 2018

    SJA Maple Tree to Be Used Across Curriculum

    The removal of a large maple tree that has reached the end of its lifespan has become an opportunity for students at St. Johnsbury Academy.

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    July 06, 2018

    Junior Wins National SkillsUSA Gold

    Max Frechette '20 won a Gold Medal in Commercial Baking at the 2018 SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Conference.

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    April 16, 2018

    FBLA Team Competes at State Conference

    The St. Johnsbury Academy chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America competed recently at the FBLA Spring Leadership Conference.

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    April 16, 2018

    Twelve Students Earn Medals at State SkillsUSA Competition

    Twelve SJA students won five Gold Medals, four Silver Medals, and three Bronze Medals at the Vermont SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Competition.

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    April 09, 2018

    Bridge Building Team Breaks State Record

    A team of students from SJA's Civil Engineering and Architecture class built a bridge that held 1,647 pounds of pressure to set a new record.

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    March 22, 2018

    Career and Technical Education Students Featured on Rumble Strip Vermont

    The Academy's Career and Technical Education program was recently featured on Erica Heilman's podcast, Rumble Strip Vermont. 

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