Education Matters: employing high school students


ALEXAN: IN TONIGHTS EDUCATION MATTERS… JUANITA STEVENSON REPORTS HOW IN TONIGHTS EDUCATION MATTERS… JUANITA STEVENSON REPORTS HOW PARTNERSHIPS BETWEEN THE FRESNO COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS AND VALLEY BUSINESSES ARE PROVIDING A PATHWAY TO EMPLOYMENT. 18 YEAR OLD FRANK MARTIN TOSTE GET’S A LOOK AT HIS NEW WORKPLACE FRESNO EQUIPMENT COMPANY….OW NER/CEO MARSHA VUCOVICH HIRED HIM AS AN INTERN RIGHT OUT OF KERMAN HIGH SCHOOL cg: Frank Martin Toste/ Student Intern SOT UP Frank 21:50 FRESNO EQUIPMENT IS A 58 YEAR OLD VALLEY BUSINESS AND IS AUTHORIZED TO SELL JOHN DEERE PRODUCTS. THERE IS A HUGE DEMAND FOR TRAINED WORKERS TO SERVICE THIS EQUIPMENT. Cg: Marsha Vucovich/ Owner/CEOSOT UP 16:09 Marsha WORKING WITH ANTHONY AYERZA, CORDINATOR OF CAREER WORKING WITH ANTHONY AYERZA, CORDINATOR OF CAREER TECHNICAL EDUCATION WITH FRESNO COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS, COMPANIES LIKE FRESNO EQUIPMENT SEEK OUT STUDENTS IN CTE/ROP PROGRAMS WHO ARE READY FOR A CAREER. Cg:Anthony Ayerza/FSCC/ Career Technical/ROP SOT UP 17:37 We’ve built a relationship between education and industry and career opportunities so the goal is to take it to the next step, not job shadow but when they graduate from high school let’s put them in a real job, with real money and a real career DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS FRANK WORKS FULL TIME AT FRESNO EQUIPMENT BUT WHEN SCHOOL STARTS HE IS THERE PART-TIME AND IS A FULL TIME STUDENT AT REEDLEY COLLEGE..ENROLLED IN THE MECHANIZED AG PROGRAM. Cg: Gary Wenter/ Instructor, Reedley College SOT UP 13:11 INSTRUCTOR, GARY WENTER, SAYS ABOUT 10 PER CENT OF HIS STUDENTS ARE LIKE FRANK, YOUNG PEOPLE LUCKY ENOUGH TO HAVE A COMPANY SPONSOR THEM THROUGH THEIR SCHOOLING SOT UP 14:52 Cg: Juanita Stevenson/ Ksee-24 STAND UP

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *