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Canadian Valley’s Nunez Imagines a Limitless Future

YUKON – Annali Nunez chooses to focus on the brighter side of the wheelchair on which she sits. The mobility it provides suppresses the reason she needs it.

Nunez, 18, of Union City, was born with spina bifida, the most common defect among newborns. It caused paralysis from the waist down, because the bones of her spine did not form properly around part of her spinal cord.
 

The 2014 Union City High School graduate enrolled at Canadian Valley Technology Center last year looking for career inspiration.

Canadian Valley Technology Center School Board provides solid foundation for one of Oklahoma’s largest CareerTech districts

CHICKASHA, OK  – January is School Board Recognition Month and an opportunity for local schools and communities to honor the more than 2,700 elected school board members for untiring dedication to students, education and school districts.

Canadian Valley embracing model of project-based learning

YUKON – Coaches in the classroom – that’s the vision Don Wilson, Ph.D., has for public education.

No Xs and Os in the athletic sense but celebrating success in the academic sense.

Wilson, coordinator of educational technology at Canadian Valley Technology Center, believes it’s time for re-thinking traditional lecture-based classrooms.

Holt Campus students win CyberPatriot Competition

YUKON – Students from Canadian Valley Technology Center’s Holt Campus finished first in a state CyberPatriot competition that ended on December 7.

CyberPatriot is a National Youth Cyber Defense Competition established by the Air Force Association. High school students from around the world participate in CyberPatriot events that challenge students to find and resolve cybersecurity vulnerabilities in simulated environments.

The team from Canadian Valley finished first in the state of Oklahoma and ninth overall out of 2,200 teams.

CV Tech names Students of the Quarter, Coining award winners for second nine weeks

CHICKASHA, OK (Dec. 18, 2014) – Canadian Valley Technology Center recently honored outstanding students with “Student of the Quarter” and “Coining” awards for the second nine weeks period.

Students of the Quarter are chosen based on outstanding grades and regular attendance and exemplary classroom behavior. Coining awards are unique in that they are given at the discretion of the instructor.

Area 8th Graders Explore Careers at CV Tech

CHICKASHA, OK (December 12, 2014) – Canadian Valley Technology Center Chickasha campus hosted area 8th graders this week for Career Expo, which is geared toward career exploration. The experience began with a presentation from campus director Tracy Goyne on Thursday and motivational speaker Sarah Edsall on Friday. Goyne spoke to the students about labels and not allowing others to define who you are and what you can accomplish.

CV Tech Cowan Campus students reach out to area families

YUKON – Students at Canadian Valley Technology Center’s Cowan Campus are getting in the Christmas spirit.

Business and Medical Office Technology students collected about 60 toys for children in need in the El Reno area. The toy drive was a part of El Reno’s Blessing Baskets community outreach program.

The toys were picked up from the Cowan Campus on Thursday, December 11.

While students in Business and Medical Office Technology were busy coordinating their toy drive, Health Careers students have been collecting gifts and food for another family in need.

CV Tech creates mentor program to better prepare students for workforce

Chickasha, OK (December 10, 2014) –  CV Tech’s mission states, “We prepare people to succeed through quality career and technical education programs and services”. The district and its employees work regularly to find new and innovative ways to better prepare students to enter the workforce and maintain successful employment.

CV Tech’s Chickasha campus hosts Open House for potential high school students, parents

CHICKASHA, OK – Canadian Valley Technology Center’s Chickasha campus hosted an Open House December 2 for potential students and their parents. The event is a part of a string of recruitment events focused on sophomore students. High school students can begin attending CV Tech as juniors.

CV Tech: No. 3 among Top Workplaces in Oklahoma

Canadian Valley Technology Center has repeated as a Top Workplace in Oklahoma. Coming off a first-place finish in 2013, CV Tech placed third among the top 15 medium-sized companies this year. 

"I'm really proud of the back-to-back top-three finishes," said Superintendent Dr. Greg Winters. "It's a testament to a great board of education, a great faculty and staff and great students.