More Community Colleges Get Help Developing Green Projects
This spring, I wrote about Elgin Community College purchasing several hybrid cars for its automotive program.
Several readers heralded the idea, commenting that the move would help students gain marketable skills in a changing industry.
Now, students at other community colleges will be getting similar green opportunities.
Illinois u along with Georgia, New Jersey, Ohio and Oregon u will receive a grant from the National Research Center for Career and Technical Education to broaden green studies at the community colleges.
According to a news release, the Louisville, Ky.-based center will offer guidance to make programs of study with a specific focus on energy, utilities and waste management more "green focused." Each state will work with a facilitator and content experts, and later participate in a technical assistance academy held in Washington, D.C.
U-46 booths at FoxFireFest: Elgin Area School District U-46 will have a strong presence at FoxFireFest this weekend.
According to recent postings on the districtAEs Web site, fine arts, performing arts and science instructors will be running a number of fun and, yes, educational stations. …