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Union County Vocational-Technical Schools names Cranford Conoco and Centennial Avenue Service Center as 2023 Business Partner of the Year

Union County Vocational-Technical Schools names Cranford Conoco and Centennial Avenue Service Center as 2023 Business Partner of the Year

For more than 17 years, Kurt Petschow, Jr., owner of Cranford Conoco and Centennial Avenue Service Center, has shared his passion for the automotive industry with Union County Vocational-Technical Schools (UCVTS) students. He has mentored, employed and advanced more...
More N.J. kids are choosing vo-tech schools. Some are turning students away. (NJ.com)

More N.J. kids are choosing vo-tech schools. Some are turning students away. (NJ.com)

When Rachael Coffey began thinking about how she’d spend the four years after 8th grade, she had to make decision: Should she go to the high school to her hometown of Little Ferry? Or should she try to get into a vocational-technical school? Ultimately, the choice...
Could county vo-tech schools help end New Jersey’s teacher shortage? These educators say yes. | Opinion (NJ.com)

Could county vo-tech schools help end New Jersey’s teacher shortage? These educators say yes. | Opinion (NJ.com)

In a state proud of its top-rated education system, a teacher shortage is cause for immediate action. Many efforts are underway to help address the issue, but our county vocational-technical schools already have teacher preparation programs in place to engage the next...