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Richard Elder is Named CTAE Teacher of the Year

By: Alicia Sands Lurry Richard Elder, a veteran construction teacher at Alonzo A. Crim Open Campus High School, was recently named the 2016-2017 Career, Technical and Agricultural Education Teacher of the Year. The CTAE Teacher of the Year selection is based on submission of recommendations from administrators, student work, and a description of how the nominee has gone…

APS Robotics Teams Compete With the Best

APS robotics teams experienced a great 2016 competition season! Career, Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE) teams from Douglass, Grady, Jackson and Mays high schools recently competed in the Technology Student Association (TSA) regional VEX competitions. In addition, Carver, Grady, Jackson, North Atlanta, and Washington participated in the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics…

APS Career, Technical Agricultural Education Work-Based Learning Interns become “Smarter with MARTA”

Atlanta Public Schools is celebrating College and Career Motivation Week November 17 – 21, 2014. The goal is to encourage students to do well in school and to prepare today for college and careers tomorrow. A partnership with the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) goes beyond one week, allowing APS students to make preparation a…

APS Health and Wellness Symposium addresses tough issues and receives feedback from district teens

Prior to departing for summer break, Atlanta Public Schools’ Office of Career, Technical and Agricultural Education hosted its annual Health and Wellness Symposium for students enrolled in healthcare science pathways. Over 150 students from five high schools attended the event: Carver School of Health Science & Research, Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy, Mays…