Congratulations to Mr. Julian Stewart, CTE teacher at Bryant High School for being chosen as Mobile County Public School's High School Teacher of the Year! Mr. Stewart will move on to represent Mobile County in the competition for State High School Teacher of the Year.
Pictured below: Dr. William Foster, District 5 Board Member; Julian Stewart, High School Teacher of the Year; Doug Estle, Principal, Bryant High School.
Have you heard? February is Career and Technical Education Month. Mobile County CTE students are celebrating in many ways. One of the main activities are displays set up at Bel Air Mall. All areas of CTE are represented. Stop by the mall to check them out!
Students who attended the Worlds of Opportunity Career Expo were encouraged to complete an online survey when they returned to school. Nearly 100% of the students at Clark Shaw Magnet School completed the survey under the guidance of Jane Dailey and Nicole White. The school was awarded an iPad in recognition of their devotion to the project.
Alabama Aspirations in Computing (AIC) competition, sponsored by the National Council on Women in Technology (NCWIT) had 2,300 applicants this year from across the U.S. Of those, 75 applicants were from Alabama which represents a significant increase of girls applying from our region than from the previous year. Davidson High School student, Allison Nelson competed in this year's competition and came out a winner!
Microsoft IT Academy teachers from each high school in the district met for professional development training at Murphy High School on Tuesday, December 10, 2013. Linda Robinson at Murphy had the first Microsoft IT Academy in Mobile County last school year and worked with teachers from the other 11 schools to prepare for implementation of the program in January.
Students taking the Advanced Business Technology Applications course will use the Microsoft IT Academy program to prepare for Microsoft Office Specialists exams. Students passing those exams can gain industry recognized crendentials in one or more of the following areas: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, or Outlook.
Pictured: Nancy Mills, Baker High School; Latrenda Salter, Rain High School; Deborah Patrick, Theodore High School; Debbie Andress, Davidson High School; Patricia Kennedy, Williamson High School; Suzanne Taylor, Montgomery High School; Michael Talbert, Citronelle High School; Dawn Eaton, Vigor High School; Linda Robinson, Murphy High School; Kelly Hargett, Bryant High School; Gwen Williams, Blount High School. Front: Bridgett Eubanks, LeFlore High School.