Students and instructors in the SCCTC Nursing program demonstrate the safety protocol that has been employed at the school since preparations began for reopening in August. In support of trades-based education and programs geared to getting students into an ever-changing workforce more quickly, grants and various funding initiatives have helpedContinue Reading

Scott McKinney (top, center) addresses students at Lackawanna Trail Jr/Sr High School, along with Environmental and Integrated Sciences teacher Stephen Jervis, (seated,left) and guidance counselor Timothy Ronchi. Above, McKinney talks to students at Mountain View Jr/Sr High School. Submitted Article Northern Tier Industry & Education Consortium (NTIEC) recently presented studentsContinue Reading

Participants in last year’s NTIEC Hospital Internship Program at Tyler Memorial Hospital included (top, front, from left) Tunkhannock High School students Gabbie Bodine, Lily Fetterman and Madison Driscole; Katie Meeh from Wyalusing Valley High School; Makayla Davis from Elk Lake High School; Dawcin Jones from Wyalusing; (back) Bridget Wood, MadisonContinue Reading

Submitted Article The Bradford County Conservation District is once again announcing the availability of the Ernest Manchester Memorial Scholarship to Bradford County college students.  College students in their 3rd or 4th year of a Bachelor degree program or their 2nd year of an Associate degree program, and pursuing a degreeContinue Reading

Youth Apprenticeship participant and Wyalusing High School graduate Logan Robinson (left) gained valuable experience working at Meshoppen Transport with safety coordinator Lloyd Overfield (center) and diesel shop foreman Zack Simmers, who provided direct guidance for Logan. By Rick Hiduk The Northern Tier Industry & Education Consortium (NTIEC) has successfully providedContinue Reading

Submitted Article The Northern Tier Industry & Education Consortium (NTIEC) received a $3,520 grant from the Tree House Fund at the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP).  This grant will allow NTIEC to provide career preparedness programs to high school students in Tioga, Sullivan, Bradford and Susquehanna counties. “WeContinue Reading

Submitted Article Rep. Jonathan Fritz (Susquehanna/Wayne) provided the following statement regarding the House Republican “Good Jobs for PA” initiative. “To ensure students are prepared to succeed in the jobs of today and tomorrow, we as a Legislature developed a new workforce development initiative better known as #GoodJobs4PA. The goal ofContinue Reading

Submitted Article As part of the 2017-18 budget, four schools in the 117th Legislative District are receiving $35,000 grants to be used for expansion of computer science classes and accompanying teacher training. “Computer literacy is no longer an optional skill for our students to consider,” Boback said. “A working knowledge is essentialContinue Reading

Submitted Article Rep. Jonathan Fritz (Susquehanna/Wayne), along with Rep. Tina Pickett (Bradford /Sullivan/Susquehanna) announced that the Northern Tier Workforce Development Board has been awarded a $131,595 Business-Education Partnership grant. This grant funding will be used to enable students to make informed career choices and educational pathways to succeed through aContinue Reading