Teacher Tuesday: Jay Weinman

Name: Jay Weinman School: Eastern Westmoreland Career and Technology Center Subject: Career and Technical Education, Cabinetmaking Total number of students: 550+ Years teaching: 7 Tell us more about your classroom!   "The classroom consists of a laboratory equipped with various stationary machinery used to manipulate raw materials into finished products. The area also includes a classroom for lecturing, a computer lab, and a locker room. The machinery ranges from hand tools to CNC machines. Students complete projects that is embedded in the curriculum, including plaques, shelves, cabinets, countertops, and other woodworking projects. Also, the students tackle "live-work" projects, which...
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Congratulations to our Quarter 2 Essay Contest Winners!

Every quarter, CareerSafe ® , Safety Education for America's Future™ hosts a great scholarship opportunity for students. For the scholarship, students are encouraged to write an essay describing how their OSHA 10-Hour card has made an impact in the way they recognize hazards and how it will be a benefit to their future. The essay doesn't have to be written though! It can also be a digital essay – spoken into a camera instead of typed on a computer. The only requirements for eligibility for the essay opportunity are that the submission is from a student that has completed one of CareerSafe's four OSHA-10 courses and they have a sponsor. That sponsor can be a teacher, mentor, advisor, or even ...
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Teacher Tuesday: Bob Butler

Safety is a skill and a mindset that is necessary for life -- all aspects of it. From infancy to adulthood, safety is always helpful and necessary. Bob Butler, a teacher at the Dutchess BOCES Adult Learning Institute in Poughkeepsie, New York, understands that and implements safety training in his adult learners classroom. The Dutchess BOCES Adult Learning Institute (ALI) is a program focused on encouraging individuals to unlock their potential. They have a fluid class schedule making classes available during the day, evenings and even weekends. These classes are aimed at helping community members to upkeep and upgrade current skills, to train and prepare for new careers and to grow personal...
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