JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – One Region 8 school is receiving national recognition.
The NEA Career and Technical Center in Jonesboro is receiving the "Tech Centers that Work" gold improvement award.
Director of the NEA Career and Tech Center, Lisa Trotter, says vocational education has a rigorous curriculum and hands on classes that provide it's students with invaluable experience. "We offer things at the Tech Center that high schools can't offer. So, our programs are different. We prepare students for college and careers, but it's done through relevant, hands on training."
The NEA Tech Center is one of 4 tech centers in the nation to receive this award.