The crowd cheered as three groups of high school students were awarded banners and trophies at this year’s College, Career & Technical Education (CCTE) Showcase.
This annual event connects business
partners with students and teachers to develop a strong foundation for
the economic future for San Diego. It is a culminating event for
teachers/students to exhibit an outside of the classroom product they
designed or a problem they attempted to solve with the collaboration
from the business community. Students can choose to compete for prizes
or simply showcase their project. This year, more than 300 industry
professionals volunteered to be mentors, guest speakers, or advisors for
The Showcase Panel of Judges is comprised of
student teachers from the School of Teacher Education, College of
Education, San Diego State University; members of the greater San Diego
business community; and personnel from the Instructional Support
Services Division of the District.
Winning teams received banners
to display at their school site and teachers associated with the teams
will receive extra funds in their 2013-2014 Instructional Supplies
budget: High School Team Champion, $1,000; High School Open Champion,
Expenditures must meet requirements of the Carl D. Perkins Career and
Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006.