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How the Internet Pervades our Lives and Why Critical Thinking is Essential

Posted by: Dr. Linda Elder - Foundation for Critical Thinking on Tuesday, October 13, 2020

To effectively navigate and participate in the world today, it is necessary to understand how the internet works, and, more broadly, how technologies affect our lives. The internet has become an essential tool and information source for the average person living today. Moreover, technological advances in the past half-century have thrust most people across the world into a highly technical and complex world that they have no choice but to navigate.

Rogers Public Schools Career & Technical Education Announces "Launch. Your Future"

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Friday, September 4, 2020

The Rogers Public Schools (RPS) Career & Technical Education (CTE) program has announced its new name and logo design – “Launch. Your Future”. 

Rogers Public Schools Launching Retail Management Program of Study

Posted by: Justin Freeman on Thursday, May 7, 2020

Aligning Career Education programs with both current and projected employment data relating to local workforce demands is the focus of both short and long-term planning for the Rogers Public Schools Career Education department. The district’s partnership with the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce has been a valuable resource for educators in the continued effort to develop programs that increase awareness and knowledge of employment data and trends within the Northwest Arkansas region.

Rogers New Tech High School Seeking Businesses Offering Internships for 2019-20 School Year

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Monday, April 1, 2019
Rogers New Technology High School is looking for businesses that would be interested in providing an internship for students during the 2019-20 school year. Businesses can fill out a Google form that will help them ascertain the available ...

Chamber Voice Podcast Ep. 20 Dr. Lance Arbuckle

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Wednesday, January 23, 2019
In this episode of the Chamber Voice of Business Podcast, SVP of Economic Development Steve Cox sat down with Dr. Lance Arbuckle, Principal of Rogers New Technology High School located at 2922 S. 1st St. They discussed what makes the school unique ...

Building Empires Through the Skilled Trades

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Guest Blog Post by Dr. Evelyn E. Jorgenson, President of NorthWest Arkansas Community CollegeMichael Dewberry makes a convincing case for community college apprenticeships as a pathway to entrepreneurship. “Where else can you invest $2,500, ...

Aligning Career and Technical Education Programs with Workforce Demands and Needs

Posted by: JustinFreeman on Wednesday, July 5, 2017
As the summer months go by, the focus shifts to the upcoming 2017-2018 school year to ensure that Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs offered within the Rogers School District align with workforce demands as well as projected growth and ...

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