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Jordan Parkinson: Future FACS Teacher

Jordan Parkinson
Occupational Goal: Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) Teacher

“I look forward to obtaining more education to supplement my current experience and develop into a teacher who can touch the lives of students like my CTE teachers have touched my life.

“My plan, after I finish my college education, is to become a FACS Exploration teacher in a public junior high. I know my background within CTE classes has prepared me well for this position. With all my experience sewing and cooking, I feel teaching FACS would be a good fit for me, because I have learned many things from my CTE teachers that I would love to share with others.

“I know I will be a great educator in the FACS area. I have applied many things I learned from my CTE teachers to my life, and believe [CTE] has truly helped me become who I am today.” —Jordan Parkinson, Layton High School

UtahCTE.org congratulates Jordan on the CTE Scholarship and Tuition Award she received to Weber State University. Jordan was one of 95 students honored at the CTE Scholarships and Tuition Awards banquet on Wednesday, May 2, 2012.

Left: Blair Carruth, Assistant Commissioner, Utah System of Higher Education
Middle: Jordan Parkinson
Right: Jared Haines, Vice President, Utah College of Applied Technology



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