What’s Right With Schools: Bacon Academy’s Career and Technical Education Department


WHATS RIGHT WITH SCHOOLS!NEWS 8 ANCHOR SCOTT MCDONNELL IS HEADING TO SCHOOLS ACROSS THE STATE – TO HIGHLIGHT THE GREAT THINGS HAPPENING FROM HALLWAYS TO HOMEROOMS.TONIGHT HE STEPS INSIDE SOME CLASSROOMS PROVIDING THE BEST IN CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION. 3 (MUSIC NEEDED) (USE A CLOSEUP OF SOMETHING BEING MADE)AT BACON ACADEMY IN COLCHESTER….. IDEAS…ARE TURNED INTO REALITY 20:48:33 WE HAVE A VERY INTESE MANUFACTING PROGRAM – TRADITIOANL WHAT YOU WOULD CALL BACK IN THE DAY – METAL SHOPFROM TRADITONAL TO TODAY…INFUSED WITH NEW TECHNOLOGY3-D PRINTING……. LASER CUTTING…….AND MUCH MORE….PETER ARSENAULT – BACON HIGH SCHOOL /// 20:49:32 ONE OF THE PRIORITIES WE HAVE AS TEACHERS IS ACTUALLY DOING PROJECTS THAT ARE MEANINGFUL, WERE STUDENTS CAN ACTUALLY PUT THOSE SKILLS TO WORK AND CREATE INDIVIDUALIZED PIECES OF WORK (TWO SHOT OF ICE CREAM CONE)THE OPPURTINITY TO CREATE AND SOLVE PROBLEMS….IN WAYS THAT ARE DIFFERENT THAN OTHER SCHOOLS ITS SOMETHING THAT STANDS OUT FOR STUDENTS LIKE ANTONIA20:11:00 I’VE DONE TRANSPORTATION, SOME OF THE COMPUTER CLASSES (NATS CLOSE UP MANUFACTURING)ANTONIA JASCOWSKI – SENIOR /// 20:10:48 I FEEL LIKE I’M GETTING A DIFFERENT EXPERIENCE THAT ALOT OF MY PEERS. DRIVING IT ALL……A SET OF STRONG TEACHERS PETER ARSENAULT – BACON HIGH SCHOOL /// 20:51:05 WE HAVE FIVE AMAZING TEACHERS HERE. I’LL PUT THESE GUYS UP AGAINST ANY TECH ED DEPARTMETN IN THE STATE QUITE FRANKLY. PREPARING STUDENTS FOR SUCCESS AFTER GRADUATION DAY……. MATTHEW PEEL – BACON HIGH ACAMDEY PRINCIPAL /// 20:56:52 WHEN THEY PUT THAT ON A RESUME AT A JOB INTEVIEW AND THEY SAY LOOK I KNOW HOW TO CNC ROUTER, I KNOW HOW TO RUN A 3D PRINTER…IN ADDITIONAL TO ALL THE OTHER SKILLS THEY ARE GOING TO HIT A HOMERUN WHEN TI COMES TO BEING EMPLOYEDEVEN SENDING THEM OFF WITH APPRENCTICEHIP HOURS – THAT HAVE LED TO QUALITY – GOOD PAYING JOBSPETER ARSENAULT – BACON HIGH SCHOOL /// 20:50:22 WE CURRENTLY HAVE STUDENTS THAT ARE ALL OVER THE PLACE…IN CT AND OUTSIDE, ELECTRIC BOAT, PRATT AND WHITNEY, SIKORSKI PASSION PAYING OFF ……… IF YOU HAVE A TIP ABOUT WHAT’S RIGHT AT YOUR SCHOOL — LET US KNOW! YOU CAN EMAIL

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