• CTE Open House - February 10th, 2018


  • Workshops 10:00 - 11:00 am     -     General Public 11:00 am - 2:00 pm 

  • 2018 Open House Workshops - Open to 8th, 9th & 10th Grade Students

    Please indicate your choice from the program descriptions below

  • Automotive Technology


    filling a tire

    Are you interested in engines and how they work? The internal combustion engine harnesses fire to make power! Come join us in the Automotive program for a hands-on activity with a small gasoline engine and use Snap-On tools.  Learn to use your hands and your mind for a revved up experience. Sign up if you want to learn more about automotive technology.

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  • Childhood Education / Human Services


    childhood ed

    Join us at our onsite preschool to explore childhood education and human services.  Find out what skills and knowledge are needed to work with children.  Play games and explore the toys and books in the classroom.  Be creative through some fun craft projects!  Make and eat your own delicious and nutritious snack!

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  • Cosmetology Arts & Science


    hair design

    Do you like art and design?  Does creative hands-on work excite you?  Do you enjoy hair and hair design?  Imagine the opportunities in the Cosmetology field... Students will have the opportunity to watch a demonstration of clipper cutting and nail art.  Hands-on activities will include creating and designing your own nail art and using clippers on one of our CTE manikins.

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  • Engineering Design


    measuring Are you a good problem solver?   Are you a maker?  The design-creation process is exciting and fulfilling.   Students will use provided templates to create a personalized demonstration gear machine.  Participants will learn how to use a Computer Aided Design program to create a gear toy and then operate a 50 watt laser cutter to make the item.  Attend to check out the latest technologies and career opportunities with engineering. 
     
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  • Pre-Tech BASES (Building, Arts & Small Engines)


    building stuff

    Are you interested in learning more about Post and Beam construction and the fundamentals of electrical circuitry and plumbing? This workshop will introduce students to the basics of joinery used in residential and commercial construction. We'll also learn about the intricate wiring and plumbing found in buildings and we'll access a working solar panel. 

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  • Design and Creative Media


    design and creative media

    Are you a doodler?  Do you have an interest in cartoons, illustration or animation?  Have you ever wanted to learn how to draw on the computer or add techniques to your digital toolbox?  If you answer "yes" to any of these questions then stop on down to Design and Creative Media!  In our workshop you'll learn how to use a Wacom tablet and Photoshop to bring your creative vision to life!

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  • Building Systems


    wood boards

    Are you interested in learning more about Post and Beam construction and the fundamentals of electrical circuitry and plumbing? This workshop will introduce students to the basics of joinery used in residential and commerical construction. We'll also learn about the intricate wiring and plumbing found in buildings and we'll access a working solar panel. 

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  • Computer Animation & Web Design


    Video game controller

    Do you love to play video games?  Spend hours on the internet?  How about trying out a program where students become content creators earning a living doing what you love to do.  Visit CAWD Program and create a playable 3D level for a video game.  For creative students who love working hands-on with technology.

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  • Dental Assisting


    dental teeth

    You only have one chance to make a positive first "impression"!  If you are interested in teeth and want to explore the field of dentistry, please join our workshop.  Activities include using dental materials to take an impression on a manikin and pouring up the mold in stone to make a model of teeth!  Come meet the instructors and former dental students who are eager to share their experiences with you. 

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  • Natural Resources, Forestry / Horticulture


    greenhouse Operating a chainsaw is an intimidating task and an important part of taking care of our Vermont woodlands.  The Natural Resources, Forestry / Horticulture program utilizes Northeast Woodland Training and The Game of Logging to teach you how to wield a chainsaw the safe way.  We will demonstrate cutting techniques and identify the internal parts of a tree.  You will learn safety basics and start a chainsaw in this workshop (chains will be removed).
     
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  • Professional Foods


    cake decoration

    Do you love to bake and cook?  Do you dream of being a chef?  Students with a love of food will work with CTE's talented chef instructors and current culinary students.  Hands-on activities may include making your own salsa, flatbreads, griddled sandwiches and producing bakery items such as cinnamon rolls and cider doughnuts.

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