Dothan, Alabama (WDHN) — Dothan Tech, a career and technical education school at Dothan City School, received the state’s Work-Based Learning of Excellence Award.
The award builds on the success of the first-ever Dothan Tech Job Day held in February 2022, according to a Dothan City Schools release. Dothan Tech was his one of four winners from the 10-county Workforce Council region.
This award recognizes your efforts in building the unique solutions needed to keep citizens on the path to success and keep the economy moving forward. We lead programs that enhance the talent pipeline and provide unparalleled learning opportunities that equip participants with the skills to succeed. I sincerely hope that you will continue to grow the program and that others in the state can learn from your successes.
Nick Moore, Director of Education and Workforce Transformation Office
During the Dothan Tech Job Day, students shadowed multiple career areas, learned what a job entails, and experienced a typical day at work.
In November, Dothan Tech presented Shadow Day highlights at the Regional Best Practices event at Troy University.
At the conclusion of seven regional best practice events held throughout the state, a committee reviews applications and presentations to select one winner from four categories: K-12, Community College, Higher Education, and Non-Education. I chose Dothan Tech named him the winner of the K-12 category.
According to DCS, the second Job Shadow Day is scheduled for February 2, 2023.