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Congratulations Hannah Heh VA's First National Entry Level Dental Assistants (NELDA) Certified Student!

The Technical and Career Education Center's Dental Assisting program is proud to announce that Hannah Heh (Class of 2016) is the first State of Virginia high school student to pass all three tests for the National Entry Level Dental Assistants (NELDA) Certification. DANB (Dental Assisting National Board) just released its newest certification for National Entry Level Dental Assistants (NELDA) in 2015 to distinguish between entry level and expanded function Dental Assisting. In order to become a Dental Assistant II (Expanded Function), the first step is to become a DANB CDA (Certified Dental Assistant). As part of the Tech Center Dental Assisting program, Hannah participates in a paid internship. Hannah's is currently interning with Dentist Timothy P. Perez D.M.D. He states, "Upon first meeting Hannah, I was struck by her professionalism, eagerness, and thoughtfulness. She has proven to be a good listener and a quick learner. Her excitement for dentistry is evident as is her genuine kindness towards her patients. I was pleased to hear of her academic accomplishments." Hannah's future career aspirations include continuing to work at Dr. O'Hara's office as a dental assistant while studying to become a dental hygienist. Upon graduating from dental hygiene school, her ultimate goal is becoming a dentist.

As Hannah's Dental Assisting I and II instructor for the past two years, Antoinette Kahan states, "I have watched this very diligent teenager mature into a fine, caring, and highly capable young woman. She possesses the internal drive, determination, and positive work ethic not usually seen in her peer group. Her high academic achievements, zeal for life, and love of humanity will make her a tremendous asset to the workforce, academic institution, and dental community."

Congratulations Culinary Arts 1 Students!

Kayla W. and Sam C., both juniors, won an all-expense paid culinary summer camp opportunity at Johnson & Wales University in Charlotte, North Carolina. Jordyn B., another junior, won an all-expense paid culinary summer camp opportunity at Monroe College in New York. Congratulations! From left to right: Kayla W., Sam C., and Jordyn B.

 



Students set foundation for 11th VBEF house project

Shortly after the unveiling of the Virginia Beach Education Foundation's (VBEF) 10th house project at 1909 Evar Place, Technical and Career Education (TCE) Center students began work on the 11th house — right next door. Students enrolled in the TCE Center's masonry program have been working weekly, weather permitting, to set the foundation for the new house located at 1905 Evar Place. The VBEF program, The House Students Built (THSB), partners TCE students with experienced professionals in the community to construct a single-family dwelling for public sale. To date, 10 homes have been constructed, and net profits from the sale of each home support the VBEF's Adopt A+ Grants program. Photos of the work on the 11th house are available on the VBEF Facebook page and information about the 10th house for sale is available here. For more information about the THSB program, contact VBEF coordinator Debbie Griffey at debbie.griffey@vbschools.com or 757-263-1337.


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.

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