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CTE Students Visit Ontario Airport

February 22, 2023

Springs Career Technical Education (CTE) students from multiple programs traveled to the Ontario International Airport to learn about career and job opportunities associated with an international airport, reported Maureen Roye, director of Career Internship Technical Education (CITE). She explained, “Like most large airports, ONT is in itself a little city, so there are many opportunities for CTE students to find interesting and successful careers.”

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CTE Teacher Takes First in Chalk Art Competition

September 20, 2022

Inez Valencia, Springs CTE Introduction to Photography and Digital Art and Design Teacher, won first place for a chalk art image of the Joker from the cover of the 1988 graphic novel “Batman: The Killing Joke” painted on the street for the Temecula Art & Street Painting Festival.  She chose the image because “I am a fan of the Joker because of his dark humor. I was inspired by the comic cover ‘The Killing Joke’ because he holds a camera and I teach photography. I chose to not include the hat from Bolland’s original because the hair is more vibrant.” Continue reading

Free Software Aids Springs Game Design Teacher

January 7, 2021

Parsec Cloud, Inc. is making their Parsec for Teams software available for free to schools for the 2020-21 school year. The software facilitates remote teaching of graphics-heavy subjects by providing an optimal connection between the school’s computers and remote students at home, regardless of their hardware. It normally costs users $30/month, but an epic MegaGrant will cover the cost.

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CTE Teacher Wins $25,000 Grant

May 11, 2020

Springs CTE teacher Chris Allen has won a $25,000 Epic MegaGrant for developing tutorials from Unreal Engine, an open and advanced real-time 3D creation tool. He has taught CTE Intro and Intermediate Game Design since 2015, creating his own curriculum in Canvas.  Unreal Engine was developed by Epic Games, makers of the popular online video game Fortnite. The tutorials which Mr. Allen will be developing are the same tutorials he uses in his courses. Continue reading

Springs Alumnus Makes Photography Presentation to CITE Students

March 12, 2019

Photographer Daniel Rubio, a Springs alumnus, made a presentation on photography to students in Springs’ Career Internship Technical Education (CITE) pathway at the Pathfinder Student Center. Rubio photographs concerts and events, takes family and commercial portraits and does product and lifestyle photography for brands and companies. Continue reading

CTE students create an “Emotional Toolbox”

December 8, 2017

The CTE Family and Human Services pathway, taught by Angela Caceres, is a wonderful opportunity for students interested in exploring careers in helping and serving others in social work, mental health, child care, and other professions in that arena. Continue reading

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