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The Santa Cruz County Career Technical Education Partnership (formerly ROP) provides students with the opportunity to acquire academic, career and technical skills and to prepare for life-long learning and success in the changing workplace.

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YFIOB Teachers of the Year

Congratulations to Donna Marie Stahl and Joel Domhoff for being selected as the 2019 Your Future Is Our Business Teachers of the Year. Donna Marie is the Health Careers and Medical Technology teacher at Harbor High School. Joel Domhoff is the Video Production teacher at Scotts Valley High School and Aptos High School. Great job you two! I would also like to thank all of the CTE teachers and students who helped to make this year's event a success.

FoodLab at Pacific Elementary

Pacific Elementary School Principal, Eric Gross, recently shared with the Santa Cruz County Office of Education's (SCCOE) Career Technical Education Partnership (CTEP) Program's coordinator, Dr. Steven T. Hoy, the scope and sequence of their award winning FoodLab program for his students. Upon further review of their website, it revealed the excellent job the school's program offers the students toward an introduction into career technical education (CTE) opportunities, specifically, in the Culinary Arts industry sector. The FoodLab's purview encompasses much more than your regular entry level Home Economics course.

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Airing it Out

Joel Domhoff the CTEP Video Production Teacher at Aptos High School works the Parabolic microphone at the At&T Pebble Beach ProAM - read about his experience and watch the video by following this link..

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Bay Photo Internship Opportunities

The Santa Cruz County Office of Education's (SCCOE) Career Technical Education Partnership (CTEP) Program announces the newly established Bay Photo high school student internship program. These paid internship positions have presented our community's youth the connection to receive work-based learning (WBL) opportunities in a globally recognized organization such as Bay Photo. Linda Roberts, Director of Human Resources, shared that she appreciates the work these students accomplish and Bay Photo's intention is to provide them with a valuable work experience.

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CTEP Contest Winners

Congratulations to Kevin Zaval and Emily Moran for their submissions to the CTEP logo design contest.

Pictured below are Emily, Jennifer Angelacos and Kevin.
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CTEP visits Universal Audio

Music Production and Recording Arts students from Scotts Valley HS got a rare look into the operations at Universal Audio in Scotts Valley during a field trip this month. Students had an in depth presentation by UA's top engineers and a tour of the recording studio where they test their products.

Universal Audio is the world's leader in Thunderbolt audio interfaces, analog recording hardware, and UAD audio plug-ins.

Students pictured here with UA Founder, Bill Putnam (Center).

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