Last week, Orange Technical College welcomed the Retired Educators Foundation of Orange County Florida to present student scholarship awards on each campus for the 2023-2024 school year. Scholarship committee members Debbie Smith, Kim Stutsman, Brenda Alston, and Monica Johnson presented 10 scholarships to our career and technical education students nearing … Read More
Rebecca DeJesus steps into her new role at University High School as a Career Specialist saying, “it is a heartwarming honor.”
As a Career Specialist, she connects high school students with opportunities to engage with relevant career and technical education programs, which will lead to the development of employability skills … Read More
The Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association’s Central Florida Chapter convened with the Hospitality Educators of Orange County Public Schools (OCPS) at the illustrious Valencia’s Downtown Campus. The purpose of this meeting was to unveil and discuss a collaborative initiative to enrich students’ educational journey for the upcoming 2023-2024 school year.… Read More
OTC’s career exploration camp students ended their summer experiences with a grand tour around Sapphire Falls Hotel! With the lead of Landy Mitchell, students got to see multiple properties and amenities and hear about the many positions and benefits of working with them both financially and experience-wise.
To end … Read More
While several are resting during the summer, some of our OCPS and OTC culinary teachers spent time sharpening their skills and getting tips and tricks from world champion Chef Raffy of Universal Orlando Fame! FRLA’s ProStart Teacher Training was a four-day learning, bonding culinary experience for culinary teachers around the … Read More
When should you start talking to your child about their career options? In many cases, the sooner you start the career conversation with your child, the better. If your child has a general idea of what they want to be when they grow up, they can participate in activities or … Read More
Does a career in construction call to you? The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that overall employment in construction jobs will grow by 4% by 2031, due to growth in the industry and the need to replace workers who retire.
As the end of high school approaches, so does the beginning of the rest of your life. Many students feel intense pressure during their junior and senior years of high school to figure everything out and decide their next steps.
Some students decide that taking a gap year is their … Read More