ESSEX COUNTY, NJ  The Essex County Vocational Technical School District invites seventh- and eighth-grade students from Essex County and their parents to attend the “Essex County Seventh & Eighth-Grade Annual School Fair.” The School Fair will be held as follows:

 

Date:              Saturday, November 15, 2014

Time:             10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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Place:                        Essex County Newark Tech

                                                91 West Market Street

                                                Newark, NJ

The fair is open to the public and will be especially helpful to seventh- and eighth-grade students and their families. Applications to the district’s four schools – Essex County Newark Tech and Essex County North 13thStreet in Newark, Essex County Bloomfield Tech and Essex County West Caldwell Tech – will be available on site. Those attending will meet students, graduates, faculty and administrators from the four Essex County high schools and visit booths that feature the academic programs available.

Programs of study include: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources; Architecture and Construction; Arts, Audio-Video Technology and Communications; Business, Management and Administration; Education and Training; Finance; Government and Public Administration; Health Science; Hospitality and Tourism; Human Services; Information Technology; Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security; Manufacturing; Marketing; Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics; and Transportation, Distribution and Logistics.

There is no need to pre-register. For more information about Essex County’s Vocational Technical Schools or the Annual School Fair, please visit www.essextech.org or call Dicxiana Carbonell at 973-312-2281 or 973-412-2290.

The Essex County Vocational Technical School District is New Jersey’s first Vocational Technical School System. Created in 1914, the school system provides both occupational and academic instruction for high school and adult students in the Essex County region. The district has four high schools: Bloomfield Tech, Newark Tech, North 13thStreet Tech and West Caldwell Tech. In addition, the system provides adult programs in the evening at Newark Tech, and during the day at its Adult Training Center at 50 South Clinton Street in East Orange. The district has an enrollment of about 2,200 students and provides high level state-of-the-art occupational skill development and academic opportunities in over 25 career areas.