Career and Technical Education Advisory Council (CTEAC)

What is CTEAC?

CTE, Career and Technical Educaiton, Cheapeake Public Schools, Connecting Education to CareersThe Career and Technical Education Advisory Committee (CTEAC) is made up of representatives in our local school division, post-secondary college partners, business and workforce partners, representatives of special populations, parents, and students. The purpose of the advisory board is to provide assistance, feedback, and approval of the operations, initiatives, and direction for all of our CTE programs in Chesapeake Public Schools.

What does CTEAC do?

CTEAC meets quarterly. The committee supports educators, students and businesses in developing, establishing and evaluating CTE programs to ensure students are well prepared for the world of work.

Who can join CTEAC?

CTEAC is a group of individuals representing business and industry; labor organization; Workforce Investment Council; agencies serving out-of-school, homeless, and/or at-risk youth; special populations; local community colleges; teachers; parents; students; and other interested community leaders for the purpose of providing recommendations, direction, and assistance to CTE. Other persons may be invited to participate at the discretion of the eligible recipient. Ex-officio members should include the CTE administrator.

How can I get involved?

Individuals who wish to serve on CTEAC must apply online through the district Citizen Advisory Council application process. The applications are due annually by May 1.

Career and Technical Advisory Council Members – 2021-2022

Board Member Professional Affiliation
Michele Partridge-Lane, Chair Russell’s Heating Cooling Plumbing & Electric
Sherry Barnette Chesapeake Economic Development
Kimberly Bedsole Rose & Womble Realty, Co.
Sheree Best Towne Bank
Christina Brooks Hampton Roads Workforce Council
Rick Brooks Virginia Department of Labor and Industry
Ray Coykendall J. D. Miles & Sons, Inc.
Paul Emler Chesapeake Public Schools
Spencer Emler Student – Chesapeake Public Schools
Terry Eusebio Tidewater Community College
Tonya Gill Primrose School at Cahoon Commons
James Garrett Chesapeake Police Department
Ashley Greene Comfort Systems of Virginia, Inc.
LaToya Harrison Chesapeake Public Schools
Michael Harris IntellecTechs
Jonathan Hinson Chesapeake Fire Department
Audra Jeffries Chesapeake Public Schools
Mandeline Juett Chesapeake Regional Medical Center
Suzy Kelly Jo-Kell Inc.
Kelly Kitchens Chesapeake Career Center (CCC)
Colleen Leary Chesapeake School Board
Jeffrey McGee Department of Navy
Karen Miller NASA Langley Research Center
James Pierce Bon Secours Medical Center
David Rosado Chesapeake Sheriff’s Office
Brian Solis City of Chesapeake
Carly Shields Chesapeake Public Schools
Terry Stead Tecnico
Ben White Chesapeake Economic Development