CHIPS' Tekelia C. Kelly To Present “Full-STEAM Ahead 2.0” At 2019 TDOE Institute For CTE Educators Conference

Thursday, July 11, 2019

CHIPS founder and owner, Tekelia C. Kelly, will present “Full-STEAM Ahead 2.0: From School to Work” at the 2019 Institute for CTE Educators, a conference hosted by the Tennessee Department of Education. 

The theme for this year's Institute is Ready for the Future, Prepared for Success. The Institute will be held July 15-19 at the Chattanooga Convention Center in Chattanooga.  During this time, CTE teachers and directors will experience a week full of instructional resources, networking opportunities and professional growth focused on preparing students to meet the demands of the post-secondary pathway of their choosing. 

"Ms. Kelly, recognized by her peers and the press as an educator who enjoys designing programs that make students future ready also has been in the business of making project-based learning 'the perfect way to learn, work and play,' since 1995," officials said.  "She has been asked to present twice at the conference with the expectation of a heightened interest surrounding her topic as explained by event organizers." 

She will speak Tuesday, July 16 from 1:15-2:30 p.m. as Session B18 in Room 18 and Wednesday July 17 from 1:15-2:30 p.m. as Session F10 in Rm 8.  Other presenters, special events including technology demonstrations and industry tours and a keynote speaker will also make up the week-long event.

Registration for the 2019 Institute for CTE Educators is free.  For more information about schedule and registration visit here.


Star And Co-founder Of MTV’s The Buried Life, Ben Nemtin Virtually Visits Chattanooga State

Caroline Kuyrkendall Named To University Of Mississippi Spring 2020 Chancellor's Honor Roll

Chattanooga State Says Additional Students Now Eligible For CARES Act Funding


Ben Nemtin, a motivational, inspirational speaker, #1 best-selling author, and co-founder of MTV’s The Buried Life , will present a special virtual event “Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty,” ... (click for more)

Caroline Kuyrkendall, of Chattanooga, was named to the University of Mississippi's Spring 2020 Honor Roll lists. Ms. Kuyrkendall was named to the Chancellor's Honor Roll, which is reserved ... (click for more)

Chattanooga State Community College previously communicated that CARES Act funds would be distributed by the end of May. However, late Thursday evening, the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) ... (click for more)



Student Scene

Star And Co-founder Of MTV’s The Buried Life, Ben Nemtin Virtually Visits Chattanooga State

Ben Nemtin, a motivational, inspirational speaker, #1 best-selling author, and co-founder of MTV’s The Buried Life , will present a special virtual event “Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty,” at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, sponsored by Chattanooga state Community College. Registration is required for this free event. In a pit of depression during his first year of college, Mr. Nemtin ... (click for more)

Caroline Kuyrkendall Named To University Of Mississippi Spring 2020 Chancellor's Honor Roll

Caroline Kuyrkendall, of Chattanooga, was named to the University of Mississippi's Spring 2020 Honor Roll lists. Ms. Kuyrkendall was named to the Chancellor's Honor Roll, which is reserved for students who earn a semester GPA of 3.75-4.00. "Our Chancellor's Honor Roll students set the bar for academic excellence at the University of Mississippi, and I congratulate them ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Hamilton County Has 15th Coronavirus Death; Tennessee Deaths Rise By 5 To 343

Hamilton County’s positive COVID-19 case count ended last week with a meteoric rise, something that persisted through the extended Memorial Day weekend. Health Department administrator Becky Barnes says there have been 163 new cases since noon Friday. Also, Hamilton County has added a 15th death from coronavirus, the Hamilton County Health Department reported on Tuesday. “These ... (click for more)

Coppinger Presents Bare Bones Budget That Still Could Be Revised Down

County Mayor Jim Coppinger on Tuesday morning presented a bare bones budget that still could be revised downward by reductions from the state. The county mayor said he is confident with the county's revenue projections. However, if there are more cuts coming, he said the county enjoys a healthy rainy day fund. It stands at $110 million - the same as last year. The total county ... (click for more)

Opinion

Remembering Mendon John Price

It was sad to see that Mendon John Price had passed away. He was the wheelchair bound street musician that many of you saw outside of the Lookouts games and the Tivoli events. He would be playing his harmonica. He once was cited in front of me for panhandling and blocking traffic on the street or sidewalk down where the Lookouts play. Fortunately for him, he came in front ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: A Child Of World War II

I am a child of World War II. Actually, I was born four years after the Japanese surrender – the 75 th anniversary of which will be celebrated this summer – but in my formative years I can very distinctly remember sitting on the floor of DeSales Harrison’s family room at the foot of Lookout Mountain’s East Brow Road and holding the Gendaito (a type of Samurai sword) that ‘Dee’ accepted ... (click for more)