Success in the New Economy

Please watch this outstanding video by Kevin Fleming 

Education is core to our economy but in order to guide our educational system and maximize future income we must understand the misalignment between education and our work in pursuit of higher education.
This video is one that everyone should watch - students, parents, teachers, counselors and even college students.    It is very educational and sends a message about our current educational system. 

Success in the New Economy

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Program Allows High School Students to Receive Free Degree

An article from the Leaderpub.com

High school students in Berrien County will have an opportunity to get a head start on college and life by earning a free associate degree or certificate through the new Berrien County Fifth Year Early/Middle College program. Through the program, which is being offered by Berrien RESA and Lake Michigan College sarting this fall, students will take a few college classes along with their regular coursework during their junior and senior years.

Yes, Girls Can Be Scientists, Too

When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? What do your kids say they want to be now? Police officer? Firefighter? Pirate?

When I was a kid I wanted to be a scientist. When I wanted to be an astronaut like Mae Jemison, my mom bought me a telescope. When I wanted to be a chemist, she got me a microscope.

Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual celebration that takes place the entire month of February to remember and learn more about the history and culture of black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in U.S. history.

Since 1976, every U.S. president has officially designated the month of February as Black History Month. Other countries around the world, including Canada and the United Kingdom, also devote a month to celebrating black history.

Hair to Stay

BENTON HARBOR - Cosmetology is a lot more than cutting hair, said Cathy Cohn, cosmetology facilitator at Benton Harbor High School.
"This industry is wide, and it's not going anywhere," she said. "Everybody needs a barber and everybody needs a hair stylist."

CTE Today!
An article from ACTE
Today's cutting-edge, rigorous and relevant career and technical education (CTE) prepares youth for a wide range of high-wage, high-skill, high-demand careers.