State Board of Education Members Visit Morris County School of Technology

DENVILLE — Members of the New Jersey State Board of Education, New Jersey Business and Industry Association (NJBIA) and the New Jersey Council of County Vocational Technical Schools (NJCCVTS) recently visited the Morris County School of Technology in Denville, spending an afternoon with students and staff.

State Board Members, Mary Beth Gazi of Somerset County, Kathy Goldenberg of Morris County and Jack Fornaro of Warren County along with Andrew Musick of NJBIA, Roger Jinks, Interim Morris County Executive Superintendent of Schools, Judy Savage and Jackie Burke of NJCCVTS received a firsthand look at how career and technical education programs enhance the high school experience.

After a lunch prepared by students in the Food Services Program, the State Board members toured the school speaking with teachers about their programs, and students who spoke enthusiastically about their hands-on experiences.     

The State Board members wrapped up their afternoon by discussing state policy issues related to career and technical education with the district administration, NJBIA and NJCCVTS.

Pictured first row from left to right: Kathy Goldenberg, NJ State Board of Education; Mary Beth Gazi, NJ State Board of Education; Shari Castelli, Assistant Superintendent Morris County Vocational School District; Jack Fornaro, NJ State Board of Education. Second Row: Jackie Burke, Assistant Executive Director NJCCVTS; Scott Moffitt, Superintendent Morris County Vocational School District; Andrew Musick, NJBIA; Judy Savage, Executive Director NJCCVTS; and Roger Jinks, Interim Morris County Executive Superintendent of Schools.

The Morris County Vocational School District (www.mcvts.org) provides vocational and enrichment programs that inspire and prepare students to succeed in today’s world and pursue tomorrow’s opportunities. The District offers fourteen full-time, four-year high school Academies and fourteen Share Time programs for high school juniors and seniors. Also available are Continuing Adult Education classes.

For additional information, call the Morris County School of Technology at (973) 627-4600 ext. 277, located on 400 East Main St., Denville.

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