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House education panel delves into vo-tech credits

JUNEAU - The House Education Committee on Friday took up funding aspects of an education bill by Gov. Sean Parnell that would allow vocational credits to be counted as high school credits for participating students.
Around the Peninsula in Seward The Alaska Marine Safety Education Association offers Marine Safety Instructor Training at Alaska Vocational Technical Center in Seward, April 5 to 11. This is an intensive program designed to train individuals to effectively teach...
Around the Peninsula

...and drill conductor course in Seward at Alaska vocational Technical Center on April 12. This course meets the training...offers Marine Safety Instructor Training at Alaska Vocational Technical Center in Seward, April 5 to 11. This is an intensive...
Peninsula projects in budget: Senate's energy package includes funds for infrastructure

...million. That money would go toward finishing a transmission line, a hydroelectric training facility at Alaska Vocational Technical Center and a hydroelectric project on Fourth of July Creek. According to the funding recommendation, money for...
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...a one-day fishing vessel safety and drill conductor course from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 7 at the Alaska Vocational Technical Center's (AVTEC) Radar Room in Seward. It is available free to licensed commercial fishermen thanks to funding...
Me to you

...were booths representing schools such as Kenai Peninsula College, the University of Alaska Anchorage and Alaska Vocational Technical Center; employment centers such as Alaska Job Center; Native corporations, military branches, and several local...
Grandchildren build gingerbread houses for Nairobi well

...agreed to decorate. The solution was prompted by a gingerbread course their mother recently took at the Alaska Vocational Technical Center. It's been a learning experience, where one too many candies can spell disaster. Such was the case...
Schools scramble to provide skilled graduates

...On the peninsula level, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District, Kenai Peninsula College and the Alaska Vocational Technical Center (AVTEC) have been working with businesses and overhauling programs to ready students for the 21st century...
Employable skills training takes its place in classrooms alongside standard academic fare

...said. "They are just so excited to have the opportunity to learn." The district is working with the Alaska Vocational Technical Center in Seward and with Kenai Peninsula College in Soldotna and Homer so upper-class students can take courses...
Capital budget includes plenty for peninsula list, including maintenance, program development and distance training network development at the Alaska Vocational Technical Center totaling $2.63 million, another $1 million targeting preservation of the Jesse Lee Home, $1 million...


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