Category: Career & Tech Education

District launches career success program for students

Aug. 18, 2022 – Problem solving. Communication. Ability to work on teams. Professionalism. According to local and national employers, these are the skills that set high school graduates up for success as they embark on their career journey. Looking to the long-term success of its students, Duval County Public Schools is embedding these skills into […]

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CSX staff conducts drone demonstration

Frank H. Peterson expanding aviation academy thanks to CSX drone donation

May 16, 2022 – New opportunities for students are taking flight at Frank H. Peterson’s aviation academy thanks to the donation of new aerial technology from CSX Transportation, Inc. The transportation company recently donated six drones to the school’s aviation academy. With this donation, Frank H. Peterson will be expanding their emerging technologies and robotics […]

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John E. Ford students learn how to build a business through new entrepreneurship club

April 20, 2022 – Students at John E. Ford K-8 are learning how to be their own boss thanks to the school’s Entrepreneurship Club. Through sessions on production, marketing, pitching, and financing, students learn how to develop a product for the marketplace. For example, they are now working to produce friendship bracelets that can be […]

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Students encouraged to dream big, learn about entrepreneurship at John E. Ford during visit with noted author

March 25, 2022 – Students participating in the Future Entrepreneurs Club at John E. Ford Pre-K – 8  Montessori School had the chance to receive advice and guidance about being an entrepreneur from children’s book author and youth motivational speaker, Ty Allen Jackson this week. Jackson encouraged the group to consider entrepreneurship as another option […]

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Teacher and students in Frank H. Peterson culinary academy prepare a meal

Career and Technical Education programs building pathways to career and college success

Feb. 21, 2022 – Whether it’s learning to cook a soufflé, gain certification in web design, or fix a car, Team Duval students have dozens of pathways to achieve career success and college readiness through the district’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs. With February being Career and Technical Education Month, Team Duval is highlighting […]

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Palm Avenue student learning job skills

Video – Palm Avenue, Alden Road programs give on-the-job training for students with disabilities

Feb. 11, 2022 – For Palm Avenue Exceptional Student Center teacher Cheryl Clavon, it’s simple – students with disabilities can gain employment, and they’re doing so on a regular basis. “They can in fact get jobs, they can maintain those jobs, and they can be very successful on those jobs,” said Clavon. Clavon is one […]

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Winners of competition pose with giant check

Frank H. Peterson students whip up winning dish in “Cooking with Champions” event

Feb. 9, 2022 – Outside may have been chilly, but temps were heating up inside Frank H. Peterson as culinary students from across the district fired up their burners in a special head to head cooking battle on Tuesday. In total, five teams from four different high schools battled it out in the “Cooking with […]

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School Choice – What you need to know

Nov. 18, 2020 – Duval County Public Schools is a choice district, which means students can attend schools outside their attendance area zones through the school choice application process. While applications open in January, there is a lot families can do now to prepare. See list below. Note that while some things have changed due […]

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