ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. – John Lee, NC3 Certified Training Instructor at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Elizabethton is pictured with automotive diagnostic equipment at the Nov. 28 Lunch and Learn Meeting of Career and Technical Education Directors and superintendents from city and county school systems in Northeast Tennessee held at TCAT Elizabethton.
Lee said 1,473 NC3 Certifications have been issued by TCAT Elizabethton thus far in 2017. He said TCAT is helping school systems meet their goals by providing Dual Enrollment and Local Dual Credit and Industry Certification for new and existing employees. Danny O’Quinn, assistant director of TCAT Elizabethton, said Tech Foundations is providing Work Keys and Career Ready Certifications.
Shannon Hopkins of Beacon Technology explained how audio systems improve student performance in the classroom. Dean Blevins, president of TCAT Elizabethton, is chairman of the Tennessee Advisory Council on Career and Technical Education appointed by Gov. Haslam. The Council makes recommendations to the Tennessee Legislature, State Board of Education and Tennessee Board of Regents.