Henrico CTE Now

Henrico CTE Now

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We want to change your perception of CTE. Henrico’s Career & Technical Education’s podcast promotes and educates students and parents about the importance of career and technical education in Henrico County, Virginia and the US. Join Reshawn Garnett and Mike Roberts and find why career and technical education is so important for students now and for their future. Show comments are welcome. Please email us at [email protected]


Now, Episode 25: Guest, Amy Cashwell, Amy Lorenzo, and Steve Rayborn
Dec 3 • 26 min
Dr. Amy Cashwell, superintendent of Henrico County Schools, talks to us about the importance of CTE programs for students in Henrico County. Amy Lorenzo, Policy Director for Idaho Career and Technical Education, and Steve Rayborn, Deputy Administrator for…
Now, Episode 24: Reshawn and Mike interview parents and students attending the Life Ready Expo
Nov 19 • 40 min
As promised we have part 2 of our Life Ready Expo coverage. In part 2 we are talking with parents and students who attended our very first Life Ready Expo. I hope you enjoy it.
Now, Episode 23, Reshawn and Mike interview businesses attending the Life Ready Expo
Nov 5 • 36 min
Henrico CTE had a very successful Life Ready Expo with over 150 businesses and over 2000 parents and 8th to 12-grade students. We were able to interview representatives of just a few of the businesses at the Expo. These are great interviews with different…
Now, Episode 22: VACTEA Conference Recap
Oct 22 • 32 min
Recently the Henrico CTE Now hosts, Rashawn and Mike were invited to hold a demonstration of our podcast to other CTE administrators in Virginia who attended the Virginia Association of Career and Technical Education Conference in Virginia Beach. We had…
Now, Episode 21: Guest, Rob Doolidge, Tech Ed Teacher
Oct 8 • 26 min
This episode we interview Technology Education teacher, Rob Doolidge, at Short Pump Middle School. Rob talks to us on the importance of student’s involvement with Tech Ed and how it can develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills through hands-on…
Now, Episode 20: Guest, Spencer, Bonnie, and Sam Werneth
Sep 24 • 37 min
Spencer Werneth, an EMT student at the Hermitage ACE Center, and his parents Bonnie and Sam, are with us today to talk to us about Spencer’s journey to be Life Ready through Henrico CTE. Spencer is a senior that took Sports Medicine as a junior last year…
Now, Episode 19: Guest, Sue Maddock with IGS
Sep 10 • 22 min
Sue Maddock talks to us about the company she works, IGS, for and how they want to partner with Henrico CTE and hire our students. IGS is an international company based right here in the Richmond area. As soon as Sue met with Mac Beaton, Director of…
Now, Episode 18: Guest, Susan and Zack Moore
Aug 27 • 37 min
Today’s guests are Susan Moore, Director of Facilities at Henrico County Public Schools and her son Zack Moore, is a mobile repair mechanic for Richmond Machinery. They discuss how a CTE education touched their lives and how it gave Zack a head start…
Now, Episode 17: Guest, Angela Stewart, Professional Learning and Leadership with Henrico County Schools
Aug 13 • 20 min
Our guest is Angela Stewart who is a Professional Development Specialist in the Professional Learning & Leadership Department with Henrico County Public Schools. One of her duties is to help new CTE teachers who may be coming from the world of work,…
Now. Episode 16: Guest Rai Beasley, Parent and Supporter Of Henrico CTE
Jul 30 • 28 min
We were privileged to have Rai Beasley visit us today at CTE Now headquarters to talk to us about why he thinks Henrico CTE is important to the students of Henrico County. Mr. Beasley is one of Henrico County’s most involved citizens. Mr. Beasley and his…
Now. Episode 15: Guest Dr. Pierre Tulowitzki
Jul 16 • 22 min
Pierre Tulowitski, a professor from Ludwigsburg University visited with us and was able to experience many of our summer programs such as Summer Building Trades, Summer Polytech, our House Building Program, Signing Day and more. Professor Tulowitski…
Now, Episode 14: Guest, Bobbie Southerd , Debbie Kelo, PHD, and Ted Quinn
Jul 2 • 22 min
For today’s podcast we are meeting with CTE’s Sports Medicine instructor, Bobbie Southerd, Debbie Kelo, director of programs at SwimRVA and Tedd Quinn, director of safety school, SwimRVA. We are talking about how SwimRVA helps young people how to swim,…
Now, Episode 13: Guest, Gordon & Lori Taylor from Smoke Pit Grill
Jun 18 • 23 min
Gordon and Lori Taylor did not start their careers in the restaurant business but the desire for a change in their lives brought them to start a food truck business that led to their own sit-down restaurant, the Smoke Pit Grill. Gordon and Lori recently…
Now. Episode 12: Guest Victoria Ferris, Intro to Culinary Arts Instructor
Jun 4 • 29 min
Victoria Ferris is a teacher at Varina High School and is the Intro to Culinary Arts instructor and also Nutritional Wellness. Her very successful program gets her students ready to work in the restaurant industry. Every week her students prepare meals…
Now. Episode 11: Guest Virginia Delegate, John McGuire
May 21 • 16 min
Our guest is Virginia House of Delegates member John McGuire representing the 56th district. Mr. McGuire was born and raised in Henrico. Took the CTE Electronics program and graduated from Henrico High School. After high school he joined the Navy and…
Now. Episode 10, Steve Pierce and Heather Greenwell with Virginia Association of Roofing Professionals
May 7 • 27 min
This episode we spend a great half hour with Heather Greenwell and Steve Pierce with the Virginia Association of Roofing Professionals. They speak with us about the importance of attracting young people to the roofing industry. Mark is also the General…
Now. Episode 9: CTE Guests From A Couple Of Programs And We Are Talking About Signing Day
Apr 22 • 37 min
This episode is very special. Its subject is about our second annual CTE Signing Day where we recognize and celebrate students who are graduating high school and moving on to the world of work. Like star athletes, our stars are students who are sitting…
Now, Episode 8: Guest, A. Person, the instructor for our ACE Center at Highland Springs masonry program
Apr 9 • 23 min
This week’s guest is Mr. Person, instructor at the ACE Center at Highland Springs Masonry class. Mr. Person talks about the importance of masonry in today’s construction and about how students can make it a career.
Now, Episode 7: Guest, Ricky Akers with James River Exteriors
Mar 26 • 21 min
In this episode we interview Ricky Akers, sight supervisor for James River Exteriors. We talk about the challenges of finding new talent for the masonry industry. We learned a lot from Ricky’s 40 years of experience in the masonry industry. Enjoy.…
Now. Episode 6: Guest Carter Iseman, David Helmick, Sunni Burton
Mar 12 • 33 min
In this great episode we interview Carter Iseman, Director of Training and Development for Virginia Asphalt Association, David Helmick, Executive Vice President of Superior Paving, and Sunni Burton, QC Lab Technician for Superior Paving. They talk about…
Now, Episode 5, Guest Mark Schultz & Anthony Dejarnette (DJ)
Feb 26 • 21 min
Today’s guests are Mark Schultz and Anthony Dejarnette (DJ), instructors in the Automotive Technology program at the ACE Center at Hermitage.
Now, Episode 4: Guest, Chris Haynie
Feb 12 • 18 min
Chris Haynie, Service Manager at Richmond Ford West is our guest for today’s episode.
Now. Episode 3: Guest Mr. Renick, A/C, Refrigeration & Plumbing Instructor
Jan 29 • 26 min
This episode we interview Duane Renick, A/C, Refrigeration & Plumbing instructor at the ACE Center @ Hermitage and Chris Keithly, owner of CK Appliance Repair, former student of Mr. Renick and his brother Brandon who is also a former student of Mr.…
Now. Episode 2: Guest Mitch Haddon of Colonial Webb
Jan 15 • 15 min
This week we interview Mitch Haddon, President of Colonial Webb, and discuss the importance of CTE students to his and other businesses in todays marketplace.
Now, Episode 1: Guest, Mac Beaton
Dec 18, 2018 • 16 min
Welcome to the first episode of Henrico CTE Now. On today’s show we have Mac Beaton, Director of Henrico CTE as our guest talking about the importance of Career and Technical Education (CTE). Join Reshawn Garnett and Mike Roberts and find out what CTE is…