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Milton Hershey School to Host Twitter Chat on Wednesday, Feb. 20

In honor of National Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month, Milton Hershey School is hosting a Twitter chat on Wednesday, Feb. 20. MHS is partnering with leading educational organizations and contributors to discuss the value of pre-apprenticeships and apprenticeships for the 21st-century student.

Join us on Wednesday, Feb. 20 from 2 to 3 p.m. EST and share your thoughts on the benefits of apprenticeships. Use #MHSChat to join the conversation!

MHS students in carpentry shop


Milton Hershey School is a cost-free, private, coeducational school in Hershey, PA that offers top-notch education and positive home life to children in pre-kindergarten through  12th grade from low-income families.

Through the school’s Career and Technical Education program, students can choose from 11 different career pathways and receive hands-on instruction, professional workplace learning opportunities, and industry-recognized certifications. MHS also offers two pre-apprenticeship and hybrid apprenticeship programs that are the first of their kind in the state of Pennsylvania. The programs were approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry and implemented within the past year.

The Association for Career and Technical Education®  is the largest national education association dedicated to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for careers.

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry prepares job seekers for the global workforce through employment and job training services for adult, youth, older workers, and dislocated workers. The department also promotes economic development and an improved business climate through a variety of initiatives and programs to benefit Pennsylvania’s workforce.


Caroline Preston, a senior editor for The Hechinger Report, covers education and has created   The Map to the Middle-Class series—a project that explores what it takes to get to the middle class in an evolving economy.

Learn more about Milton Hershey School’s   Career and Technical Education program.

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.