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Tech Center Open House 2/10/2016

The Technical Career Education (TCE) Center will host an open house Wednesday, Feb. 10 from 7-9 p.m. at the center located at 2925 North Landing Road. The event is for students in grades 7-11 to learn more about the center's 22 industry-credentialed programs open to high school juniors and seniors. Information about the TCE Center's career pathway programs is available on the center's website, www.techcenter.vbschools.com. For more information about the upcoming open house or the application process, contact Rob Marlin at 757-648-5850 or rlmarlin@vbschools.com.

Apply Now to the VB Tech Center!

The Virginia Beach Technical and Career Education Center is accepting applications for the upcoming school year. Please click here to download an application. Complete and return the application to the high school guidance department at all Virginia Beach home high schools. Please contact Robert Marlin at 757-648-5850 or via email at rlmarlin@vbschools.com for more information, assistance or to schedule an appointment to tour the facility.

Tech Center Foundation House!

Virginia Beach school division to unveil 10th student-built house
By Matt McKinney Featured in The Virginian-Pilot Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Looking for a new, two-story house with hardwood floors, granite countertops and an intercom system?
The city's public schools have just the place for you. The 2,228-square-foot home sits near Dam Neck Road and General Booth Boulevard and is going for $399,000. It comes with an unusual back story: Students built it. Today, the division will unveil its 10th such home, a project that was two years in the making. This is the biggest one yet, school officials said. House-building has been a staple of the division's Technical and Career Education curriculum since 1996, the only program of its kind in South Hampton Roads. Nearly 85 students helped with construction, taking the lead on masonry, plumbing, landscaping, carpentry, wiring and heating and air conditioning. The home at 1909 Evar Place includes four bedrooms, 2½ bathrooms, stainless-steel appliances and energy-efficient windows.
Thirty businesses donated materials and oversight for the project. Division officials have already received several inquiries on the home, said Debbie Griffey, coordinator of the Virginia Beach Education Foundation. Proceeds will go to paying for classroom grants. On average, the homes have sold for $385,000, officials said. For the past two years, students worked on the home every school day, weather permitting. They shuttled back and forth by school bus, working 90-minute spurts alongside trade instructors. The division originally planned to present the house in June but had to push back the dedication after setbacks in the plumbing installation, Griffey said. Today's dedication kicks off at noon and will include current and former TCE students. As for the 11th house: The process has already begun. Last week, the division secured a building permit for the lot next door."We're ready to get started," Griffey said.


Matt McKinney, 757-222-5150, matt.mckinney@pilotonline.com

Dental Access Days 12/4/2015 and 12/5/2015

A free dental outreach sponsored by the United Way of South Hampton Roads in collaboration with Giving Hand Foundation, Access Partnership, Oral Health Improvement Coalition of South Hampton Roads and a host of generous & caring volunteers!

Congratulations to The first Tech Center National Board Certified Teacher Donna Revellon!

Donna Revellon, long-time English as a Second Language teacher recently completed the process to become the first Virginia Beach Technical and Career Education Center teacher. Congratulations for all of the hard work and dedication!

 

 

October Student of the Month

Phillip Z. is the October student of the month. Phillip is a student in the Construction Technology course. Phillip ispictured with his Electricity teacher. Congratulations Phillip!






Thank You Hall Automotive!

Bill Baker , President of the Hall Automotive Group, visited the Tech Center Tuesday, September 29th to make Hall's check donation to our Automotive Service Technology program official. He addressed the second year senior students in Automotive Service Technology classes. In his presentation, he encouraged students to continue pursuing their passion for education and automotive service. Thanks Mr. Baker!


Senior Masonry Students Visit Brick Distributors Batchelder and Collins

The Masonry Class this past Wednesday on their Field Trip to The prominent brick distributors Batchelder and Collins in Norfolk. Batchelder & Collins is a local Norfolk based company that is "committed to providing quality lines of brick, mortar, hardscapes, stone veneer, and a broad selection of masonry accessories and tools. We are one of the largest distributors of common and face brick in Hampton Roads and we maintain memberships with the Brick Institute of America and the American Institute of Architects." Batchelder & Collins has been providing masonry, brick, block, pavers and other masonry supplies for homebuilders in the Hampton Roads area since 1868.

Tech Center FCCLA

July 05 - 08 2015
Tech Center culinary hot food students were competitors in the National FCCLA cooking category who won first place in the U.S. were Maggie DeMarco, Carson Moreland and Nicholas Witczak. The students and Chef Reed traveled to Washington DC and attended the 2015 FCCLA National Conference where the three Virginia State Champs (they'd won first place in VA) made a big impression on the judges at the hot food competition. Along with this accomoplishment invaluable networking occurred, they were all availed of the following scholarship money. Arts Institute: $3K renewable Escoffier Cooking School: $10K (one time), Culinary Institute of America: $16K (one time) Johnson and Wales U ($4K renewable) Kendall College ($12K one time) Present status of students: Maggie is working at a local fine dining: BRAISE, where she is the youngest cook on the line (a rare achievement). She is enrolled at the Culinary institute of America and while waiting for her start date was getting some of the non-cooking classes out of the way at TCC. Notably, Maggie also competed in, and won over $100K scholarship to the CIA through C-CAP (Careers through Culinary Arts Program)! Carson is similarly working locally at the Leaping Lizard, another great local eatery known for their use of fresh, local ingredients, also waiting for his start date at the CIA, he took some classes at TCC. Nick is now attending Johnson and Wales (Charlotte N.C. campus) University.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Free Dental Care

The Virginia Beach Department of Public Health is partnering with the Virginia Beach Technical and Career Education Center Dental Assisting Program to offer free dental care to eligible students who attend either morning or afternoon sessions at the center.

Eligibility requirements are:

Currently enrolled in the Virginia Medicaid program, or Participate Virginia Beach City Public School Free Meals program, and Not currently under the care of a dentist, and
Attend the Tech Center

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Free Dental Care

The Virginia Beach Department of Public Health is partnering with the Virginia Beach Technical and Career Education Center Dental Assisting Program to offer free dental care to eligible students who attend either morning or afternoon sessions at the center.

Spring Break

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