Career Centers kick off new year with new staffers
ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The Belmont and Harrison Career Centers recognized new staff members for the 2020-21 school year at the September board meeting.
The new employees include Erin Elerick, Hospitality & Tourism teacher, BCC; Rick Meade, Carpentry teacher, BCC; Anthony Mowery, intervention specialist, BCC & HCC; Sherry Duggan, Visual Graphics & Web Design teacher, HCC; Brittany Pastva, English teacher, BCC; and Cheryl Supanik, Special Education & Testing Coordinator, BCC & HCC.
Also in attendance were Mark Lucas, treasurer; Richard Schoene, superintendent; and Debbie Kenny, school board president.
The career centers offer 23 different career-technical programs to high school students. The career-technical courses align curriculum with challenging academic and technical content standards to prepare students for careers or college.
Qualified senior students are eligible for early job placement during school hours.
Students have the option to go directly to work after graduation or continue their education at the post-secondary level.
Many of the programs have state and national credential opportunities. This advantage will give students the essentials needed in today’s challenging and highly technical workforce.