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2018 Faculty Colloquium on Excellence & Innovation

   Prof. Walk, teacher of Engineering Physics III & IV, recently gave an invited presentation at the 2018 Faculty Colloquium on Excellence & Innovation at Thomas Nelson Community College.  Prof. Walk’s presentation, “Philosophy of Engineering: Gifted Students and the Big Picture”, describes the approach to engineering instruction in the senior year dual enrolled engineering courses in… Read more »

2018 Faculty Colloquium on Excellence & Innovation

   Prof. Walk, teacher of Engineering Physics III & IV, recently gave an invited presentation at the 2018 Faculty Colloquium on Excellence & Innovation at Thomas Nelson Community College.  Prof. Walk’s presentation, “Philosophy of Engineering: Gifted Students and the Big Picture”, describes the approach to engineering instruction in the senior year dual enrolled engineering courses in the Engineering Strand at GSST.  He shows how the curriculum includes focus on the upper end of the engineering compendium, i.e., research and development, and introduces the concept of the philosophy of engineering in a pedagogical approach appropriate to the career aspirations and cognitive abilities of gifted and highly able students.

Snow Make-Up Days

Given the recent inclement weather school closings, the NHREC Makeup Schedule will be as follows in consideration of the revised schedules adopted by the Greater Peninsula School Divisions that operate the NHREC regional programs. January 26, 2018 NHREC CTE & GSST will use this day as a Make-up Day for Gloucester County, Hampton City,… Read more »

State Fair Competition

The Cosmetology II program at the Butler Farm campus of New Horizons Regional Educational Center participated in the SkillsUSA State Fair Competitions in Doswell, Virginia on October 2nd 2017. During the competition we had a total of 24 students who competed in various portions. We had 5 students who were awarded placement medals and… Read more »

Student Health Screening at Dozier Middle School

The afternoon Medical Assistant Class of 2018 participated in the Dozier Middle School Health Screening over a period of 4 days. Due to a successful pilot of using students during last school year, Nurse Bloom requested our assistance again this year. The health screening for 300 plus 7th grade students at Dozier Middle School…. Read more »

Mechatronics Program Recognized by Governor

Mechatronics Program Recognized by Governor Terry McAuliffe Pictured left to right: Dr. Seyed Akhavi, TNCC Dean; Dewey Ray, NHREC CTE Principal; Shelly Simonds NHREC Board of Trustees Chair; Ms. Pam Nuby, Canon VA.; Governor Terry McAuliffe; Rich Wilcox, TNCC Instructor; Dr. Anne Holton, Va. State Board of Education; Dr. Dietra Trent, Va. Secretary of Education… Read more »

ADVANCED TECHNICAL CAREERS ACADEMY

“The Good Life Solution” – CTE Training to Employment On October 20, 2017 the NHREC Advanced Technical Careers Academy (ATCA) (Automotive, Construction and Manufacturing) conducted the “The Good Life Solution” employment program kick-off event facilitated by Training Modernization Group (TMG). The 2017-2018 ATCA Employment Program represents a revolutionary approach that focuses on employers hiring… Read more »

Virginia Living named GSST as a Top High School & College 2017

Virginia Living’s Top High Schools & Colleges 2017 recognizes schools for their excellence and innovation in five categories: Arts & Humanities; Science, Math & Technology; Capital Improvements; Faculty Awards and Honors; and Special Needs. After careful and thorough review of each school’s programs and accomplishments, Virginia Living’s editors selected schools that have instituted programs or… Read more »

AME Target online New Collar Jobs ATC Academy TNCC & New Horizon

 Mr. Glenn Marshall, AME Management Team, posted an article on the NHREC/TNCC Mechatronics Program in the Advanced Manufacturing Excellence online newsletter “TARGET.”  Mr. Marshall, retired from Newport News Shipbuilding, is a strong supporter of the NHREC Academy for Advanced Technical Careers (Automotive, Construction, Manufacturing). Of the 16 students enrolled in the program in 2016-2017 all… Read more »

Virginia Living named GSST as a Top High School & College 2017

Virginia Living’s Top High Schools & Colleges 2017 recognizes schools for their excellence and innovation in five categories: Arts & Humanities; Science, Math & Technology; Capital Improvements; Faculty Awards and Honors; and Special Needs. After careful and thorough review of each school’s programs and accomplishments, Virginia Living’s editors selected schools that have instituted programs or recently begun capital improvements aimed at strengthening students’ experience in the classroom, in the field and in their communities. From large public research universities to two-year colleges and small private liberal arts colleges, and from public school systems to private boarding schools and special needs schools, Virginia Living’s Top High Schools & Colleges 2017 is the resource for anyone interested in knowing why Virginia’s schools are consistently ranked among the country’s best.