It is with great enthusiasm State Center Consortium welcomes Christina Valencia as the new Counselor Coordinator over Articulation. Christina will oversee all articulation agreements and applications. She looks forward to working with teachers, faculty and counselors to continue to link programs and pathways. Please feel free to contact Christina at (559) 324-6440 or email christina [dot] valencia [at] statecenter [dot] com should you have any questions regarding articulation.
State Center Consortium has scholarship applications online for your convenience. These forms can be typed in. Once complete, print for signature and send it to the address on the form. Please allow 14 days for processing.
Congratulations Jason Mullikin & Clovis High School!
State Center Consortium would like to congratulate Jason Mullikin of Clovis High School's Automotive Program for obtaining the prestigious accreditation in the area of General Service Technician, meeting the strict industry standards required by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).
We applaud Jason and Clovis High School for their level of excellence and all their hard work!
Lesson: The instructor will explain the process of competitive biding down to an introductory level. Students will learn about the different elements that have to go into your bid like materials, prices, labor, labor cost, equipment cost, insurance cost, etc.
In the past Job Shadowing was only available at certain times of the year. We have opened the 2013-2014 application process up to any time of the year so, this is a local Central Valley teacher's chance to get into Job Shadowing with business and industry.
Seeking a source of Labor Market/Career Information can be a daunting task. There is so much information on the internet that you can be escorted to the point of confusion, frustration or even worse, to the point of being misled by those who have a product/service to promote. There might be, however, a safe way to “cut to the chase”.
The old phrase “follow the money” can apply to the search for labor market/career information, too. One additional word, however, needs to be added to the phrase. “Follow the taxpayer’s money”.
The 1998, Carl D. Perkins Federal legislation has provided financial assistance for, among other things, the linking high school and two-year college Career Technical Education (CTE) programs. That linking is most often seen in the “articulation” of instructional programs, commonly called “2+2”.