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Do you know today's career and technical education? Henrico's Career & Technical Education podcast promotes and educates students and parents about the importance of career and technical education in Henrico County, Virginia, and the US. Join Reshawn Garnett and Mike Roberts and find why career and technical education is so important for students now and for their future. Show comments are welcome. Please email us at mwroberts@henrico.k12.va.us
 
My name is Doug Saunders. I am an Instructional Technology Resource Teacher (ITRT) for Henrico County Public Schools. This podcast will hopefully provide teachers with some new and exciting ideas regarding 21st century teaching and learning. Be sure to visit: www.holmanitrt.com for more resources. Thanks for listening!
 
Welcome to the Holman Middle School podcast. This podcast was set up in order to keep parents, students, and the community informed of all the great things going on at Holman. Please subscribe to our podcast in order to get the latest and greatest news and events as they happen. Be sure to check out our website by going to www.huskiepodcast.com! Thanks for listening.
 
Selling Richmond: The Civic REALTOR® is a monthly podcast created and produced by the Richmond REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC). Listen in to hear Government Affairs Coordinator, Jo Gehlbach, sit down with leaders in the Richmond region who make big decisions affecting REALTORS® and their clients. Podcasts are published on Thursdays.
 
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In this episode, we interviewed the wonderful Kaitlyn Schmidt. We met with Kaitlyn at the ACE Center at Hermitage where she attended the Emergency Medical Technician class. Since she graduated she has worked for a local medical transport company and is now under contract with Henrico County Fire Department. We spoke with her about her time at the A…
 
With more than 44 years as a career firefighter, and more than 6 years of prior volunteer experience, this guy has some lessons and stories to share. Assistant Chief Eugene "Cricket" Gerald literally started running fire calls before he even started going to school. In this episode, Henry Rosenbaum and I get to talk with Cricket and hear some of th…
 
Man's Best Friend can also be a fire investigator's most valuable tool. In this episode I talk with two of the first Accelerant K9 handlers in Central Virginia - Captain Mike Martin and Lieutenant Bob Rollston - about their experiences as dog handlers and fire investigators. These unique teams aren't just a person and a dog. They are truly a matche…
 
Today’s guest is Henrico County Public School’s Director of Middle School Education, Deia Champ. When it comes to the discussion of how soon Henrico students should be exposed to Career & Technical Education, Deia Champ has a thought on the subject. This is a great interview about how important it is for students to experience a CTE education. Hop …
 
Every fire marshal in Virginia has to attend at least some parts of the Department of Fire Programs - VA Fire Marshals Academy. The groundwork for the programs and classes that are graduating today was built by Russ Chandler - long time fire service professional and first Director of the VFMA. In this episode, Weet and I get to hear some of the sto…
 
In this episode, we meet Michelle Blaney, a plumbing apprentice, Payton Ford, BIM Supervisor, Sarah Lambeth, Service Coordinator, and Amber Taylor, IR PSM Coordinator all working at Colonial Web. Their website says they "install, maintain and service mechanical and electrical systems for our communities most important buildings." No matter what the…
 
In this episode, I got to capture some (some shouldn't be recorded) of the stories that get shared at a monthly retirees poker game. Kevin Spaulding and Don Bowman are two retired Battalion Chiefs from Chesterfield Fire and EMS who were great leaders, teachers, and mentors over their long careers. Make sure you check out the Facebook page for photo…
 
Join us as we talk with Chef J. Person who owns Person to Person Catering and Walters Kitchen talks about his career path from owning and running his own mobile car wash company. Then working in a restaurant as a sous chef to becoming the executive chef to becoming a multiple business entrepreneur. Make sure to give us a shoutout at Henrico CTE Now…
 
Henrico Fire published a tribute video last week about the first four women to retire from the department in recognition of Women's History Month. Henry and I were lucky enough to meet with three of the four to hear about their fire service experiences, including challenges, significant fires, and mentorship. Listen in to how Captain Debbie Weymout…
 
John Harkness is a Retired BC from Richmond who went on to become the Fire Chief in Orange County where he got his start as a Volunteer Firefighter. Chief Harkness was also a leader in dive and water rescue in central VA and was involved in several water rescues on August 23, 2004 when Tropical Depression Gaston dumped more than 12 1/2" of rain in …
 
In this episode, we are speaking with first-year teacher at Pocahantas Middle School, Briana Smith about attending Henrico CTE Family and Consumer Science classes and the Early Childhood Education class at the ACE Center. We also talk to her about receiving the First Year Teacher award and how CTE started her on the path to becoming a teacher. We a…
 
Loudoun County, Virginia's Combined Fire and Rescue System had its start in the volunteer fire companies of the community, and one person who started as a volunteer in that county rose to the rank of Fire Chief. In this episode, we take a look back at that history and some significant incidents that shaped how the system developed and a Fire Marsha…
 
Just over a year ago we came to Anton Paar, an international scientific instrument company with a local office in Ashland Virginia, and interviewed Dalton Echard about Anton Paar and their interest in recruiting students for their apprenticeship program. In this interview, we get to meet two recruits from Henrico’s ACE Center High Tech Academy who …
 
The Rescue Challenge started in 1995 to test the skills of technical rescue teams from around Virginia. That evolved into a 25 year history of training and regional cooperation that involved other states, the military, and private industrial teams. Meet Steve Wood, retired Henrico Battalion Chief who's idea led to Rescue Challenge, and Ed Dunnavant…
 
I think our best shows are our success stories and Trevor Norton, a graduate of our ACE Center's High Tech Academy has a great story of his career journey. Trevor's journey has already taken him from Virginia to Arizona. Follow along with us as we explore this episode. Make sure to give us a shoutout at Henrico CTE Now. We would love to hear from y…
 
In Episode 4, I get to sit down with two former shift-mates - BC Mark Berry and Capt Jerry Pruden - and discuss some of our time on "The Pike", and the incident that earned them the department's first Medal of Valor. At the end, we get a little heavy paying tribute to our family members - both in uniform and related to the uniform - who have left u…
 
Counselors Kathy S. Ferrell (Hermitage High School) and Tiffany M. Kremsreiter (Henrico High School talk to us about the importance of counselors helping students plan for their future college and careers and so much more. You are going to want to miss this discussion. This is essential information students and parents need to hear. Make sure to gi…
 
In Episode 3, we get to hear first hand accounts of what it's like to be the first in fire officers to what was described as "the second biggest [fire] in the city's history behind only the burning of Richmond at the end of the Civil War." Be sure to follow the social pages, subscribe, and pass the word along. RFD Foundation donations to: Richmond …
 
In this episode, we talk with R. C. Dawson, retired Deputy Fire Chief from the Henrico Division of Fire. Chief Dawson (then Captain) started what would become the Henrico Hazardous Incident Team (HIT), and shares the history of how the team was developed and how the Virginia's Regional Haz Mat Team concept was born. He also talks about one of the m…
 
Welcome to the first episode of The Firehouse Logbook Podcast! In this episode I talk with three lifelong fire and EMS colleagues and friends about how we can best share the culture, traditions, legacies, and legends from those "older and wiser voices" who have paved the way in the fire and emergency medical services field. Let us know what you thi…
 
Welcome to the Trailer for The Firehouse Logbook Podcast! These are some short clips of guests and topics that will be coming out in the next few weeks. Full episodes will begin being published on Monday January 25th. Be sure to follow the social pages, subscribe, and pass the word along. Letus know what you think and what you want to hear. Email -…
 
We have another exciting episode for you here. Nate Smith completed the ACE Center at Highland Springs Computer Technology class a few years ago and that started him on a tremendous journey that has led him to work for two amazing companies already in his young years! So let's kick off our 3rd season of Henrico CTE Now with his story! Make sure to …
 
If you are looking for ways to pay for college then you will want to listen to our latest episode. The military has more ways to pay for your education than you can imagine. Listen to our guests LTC Forest Black, retired Sergeant Major Keitha Orth, and cadet Brenda Osbourne as we visit with them at Virginia State University and find out that you wi…
 
In today's episode, we again have a great success story of an ACE Center graduate. Brock Covington graduated from our Sports Medicine course at the ACE Center at Hermitage just a few years ago and he has recently opened his own gym called Iron Built Gym. We talk to him and his Sports Medicine teacher, Ms. Bobbie, about his experiences that led to o…
 
This episode guests are Brian Viscuso, Assistant Director, Infrastructure & Operations Henrico County Information Technology, Kevin Poynter, IT Manager for Service Desk Henrico County Information Technology, Zane Schultz, service Desk Henrico County Information Technology. Today we talk about our Computer Technology graduate from our Advanced Caree…
 
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