March 2015 Board Meeting Highlights:
Colorado River Union School District receives $50,000 in Grant Dollars for Career and Technical Education Programs
A WOW award was presented to Michael Jackson for providing WAVE JTED leadership, for being a self-governing pillar of strength at River Valley High School, and for continually sustaining high expectations which support our CTE programs.
L-R: Board Chairperson Cristy Crow, CRUHSD CTE Director Pat Young, Recipient Michael Jackson, Board Member Rosie LeBFebvre
$25,000 Growth and Sustainability Grant Awarded to River Valley High School
Funds will be used to update, renovate and standardize the welding shop. The shop is utilized by the RVHS students, Mohave Community College students, and SkillsUSA competitors. Mr. Art Kinsler, Welding Instructor, will oversee the construction of the welding booths and will maintain the equipment.
Art Kinsler, Welding Instructor
$25,000 Growth and Sustainability Grant Awarded to Mohave High School
Two programs will benefit from the grant: JROTC and Digital Photography Department.
Craig Fischer, CTE Department Head at Mohave High School will facilitate the move of the Digital Photography program to campus building T112/114. Currently, T112 is a fully wired computer lab that will allow for the installation of a teaching lab. T114 will be renovated as a photography studio connected to the computer lab. The expenditures include a new network switch, computer furniture, chairs and studio lighting.
Craig Fischer, CTE Department Head
In addition, the MHS Air Force JROTC project will establish an aerospace science laboratory where students will experience key aspects of the science of flight and develop basic skills involving all aspects of aviation. The new Microsoft Flight Simulator Gold Edition is an exciting addition to this program.
The Western Arizona Vocational Education public meeting notices are physically posted at 700 W. Beale, Kingman Arizona in the front lobby of the Mohave County Building, main floor. This website will host the information also. Meeting notice information and agendas are also sent to the partner high school district superintendents. The district offices of KUSD #20, CRUHSD #2, LHUSD # 1, and PUHSD # 27 can all provide access to the information.