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Milton Hershey School Hosts Twitter Chat About Teaching Career Tech Ed in a Virtual World

In honor of National Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month, Milton Hershey School is hosting a Twitter chat on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021. This year, due to the coronavirus pandemic, many teachers had to quickly redesign their courses for remote instruction or a blended learning environment that’s physically distant. Since CTE classes rely so heavily on hands-on instruction, the pandemic presented a challenge for CTE teachers.

Join us on Wednesday, Feb. 17 from 3 to 4 p.m. EST for “Teaching CTE in a Virtual World,” a Twitter chat discussion focused on the importance of career and technical education in the current climate. We will share ideas and strategies for navigating different instruction methods when connecting face-to-face isn’t an option.

We’ll be joined by Advance CTE (@CTEWorks), ExcelinEd (@ExcelinEd), Hershey Entertainment & Resorts (@HersheyJobs), and Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology (@thaddeusstevens).

Use #MHSChat to join the conversation.

CTE Twitter Chat February 2021


Milton Hershey School

Milton Hershey School® is one of the world’s best private schools, offering top-notch education and positive home life to children in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade from families of low income at no charge.

Through the school’s Career and Technical Education program, students can choose from 12 different career pathways and receive hands-on instruction, professional workplace learning opportunities, and industry-recognized certifications. MHS also offers an apprenticeship program, recognizing the legacy of the school’s founder—Milton S. Hershey. Milton Hershey School offers pre-apprenticeship and postsecondary apprenticeships to students and young graduates. Learn more about the school’s apprenticeship program.

Advance CTE: State Leaders Connecting Learning to Work

Advance CTE: State Leaders Connecting Learning to Work, first established in 1920, is the longest-standing national nonprofit that represents state CTE directors and state leaders responsible for secondary, postsecondary, and adult career technical education (CTE) across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories. Learn more:


 ExcelinEd is a 501(c)(3) organization that supports state leaders in transforming education to unlock opportunity and lifelong success for each and every child. From policy development to implementation, ExcelinEd brings deep expertise and experience to customize education solutions for each state’s unique needs. Focused on educational quality, innovation, and opportunity—both within and outside of the traditional system—ExcelinEd advances a broad range of student-centered policy solutions to increase student learning, advance equity, and ensure all students graduate ready for college and career. Learn more:

Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company

Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company (HE&R) is a world-class entertainment and hospitality company dedicated to preserving the legacy of Milton S. Hershey. Founded in 1927 by Milton S. Hershey, HE&R and its subsidiaries own and/or operate the Hersheypark Entertainment Complex, Hersheypark Arena & Stadium, ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park, Hershey Bears AHL Hockey Club, Giant Center arena, The Hotel Hershey, Hershey Lodge, Hersheypark Camping Resort, The Spa At The Hotel Hershey, MeltSpa by Hershey, Hershey Country Club and Hershey Golf Collection, Hershey Nursery, and Hershey Laundry & Dry Cleaning. For additional information about HE&R, visit

Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company is proud to help fulfill the dream of our founder, Milton S. Hershey, by providing value to Milton Hershey School® in its mission of helping students lead happy, healthy, and fulfilling lives – just as Mr. Hershey intended. Learn more at

Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology

Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology is a nationally-recognized, fully accredited two-year residential technical college offering 24 high-wage majors focused on technology, advanced manufacturing and construction trades, and several short-term certificate programs. Founded in 1905 by a bequest from the will of Thaddeus Stevens, a US Congressman, PA attorney, and abolitionist, the College continues to provide no-cost education to eligible students and is traditionally one of the lowest-priced institutions in Pennsylvania for those who pay tuition. Learn more about Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology by visiting our website at

Milton Hershey School does not discriminate in admissions or other programs and services on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, sex, religious creed or disability. Read important MHS policies on equal opportunity and diversity, equal employment opportunity, and more.