Salem News Article “Arab teens visit Essex Tech”

Salem News Article    DANVERS — Fifteen teens from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) had their first exposure to agricultural education when they visited Essex Tech on Thursday. The teens, ages 16 to 18, come from the cities of Al Ain and Abu Dhabi, and are visiting the United States for two weeks through Kings Education at Chestnut Hill,... read more »

Salem News Article: Essex Tech students build classrooms at their school

Salem News Article Link DANVERS — Some incoming Essex Tech juniors could have spent their summers on the beach or working odd jobs outside their trades. Instead, since the end of June, 20 young women and men have been going to school. But instead of going to class, they have been working to renovate eight classrooms. They are learning... read more »

Gloucester Public Schools and Construction and Crafts Laborers Union Local 22 Partnership

As the school year was approaching, we were thinking about (and struggling with) the fact that there are waiting lists in almost all of our CTE schools within the Commonwealth.  In addition to providing our students with the best CTE experience possible, as a CTE school, we also understand one of our industries in... read more »

Planting the Seeds of Knowledge

Essex North Shore Agricultural and Technical School has recently been awarded $5,000 through the Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation (LCEF). These funds will be used to create and plant a productive 1.4-acre apple orchard on the grounds of the school.  Superintendent-Director, Dr. Heidi Riccio, expressed her enthusiasm for this unique opportunity. “What could be... read more »

Workforce Capital Grant Recipient

Essex North Shore Agricultural and Technical School has been awarded $253,000 as part of Governor Baker’s Workforce Capital Grant Program. Superintendent-Director Heidi Riccio stated, “Essex North Shore is grateful to the Governor for his commitment to Career and Technical Education in ensuring our students are prepared with the skills necessary to go far beyond... read more »

Essex Tech Recipient of Lowe’s Grant

Essex Tech received a $5000 grant from Lowe’s Toolbox for Education Program as part of  Lowe’s Charitable and Education Foundation (LCEF). The mission of LCEF is to improve the communities served in having a positive impact on the lives of Lowe’s customers, neighbors and employees. The grant was awarded to Essex Tech to use specifically towards the... read more »

“This high school finds success combining college-ready classes with career training” Article

Essex North Shore Agricultural and Technical School District participated in a documentary project for the Hechinger Report. During this documentary, Writer, Emily Richmond toured and interviewed students, staff, and school community members to gain a better understanding of our practice. Below is Emily’s account of what she learned during her visit. As a school... read more »