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February is Career and Technical Education month.  The month began with National Job Shadow Day and will end with Entrepreneurship Week the 19th-26th.

Hiscall offers a wide range of products and solutions to benefit the education sector including Access Control and Audio/Visual Products.

Hiscall’s Access Control partners Keyscan and RS2 produce products that are easy to use without compromising the safety of the students.  Access Control allows a facility to control exactly who will be able to have access to a building and at what times.  Access Control cards allow students, staff, and faculty to be free of keys.  If a card is lost it is simply a matter of programming to disable the card from being able to open any doors on campus.

Audio/Visual includes brands such as Numonics and their interactive white boards which allows more student participation in the lesson.  Students can participate at the board or watch the presentation come alive from the instructor’s computer.  LifeSize and Polycom Video Conferencing enable educators to draw in presenters and experts from wherever they are right into the classroom to enrich the discussion.  Projectors and sound equipment complete the experience.  Students can experience the world and other cultures right from their classroom

According to the Association for Career and Technical Education Some Facts:

  • According to the American Association of Community Colleges, community colleges enrolled 11.8 million students nationwide, about 45 percent of all U.S. undergraduates.
  • Career and technical education has a wide range of careers including: entrepreneurship, automotive technician, architect, carpenter, nursing, dental, medical technicians, careers related to food and fiber production and agribusiness, culinary arts, management and life skills, marketing, technology, and engineering.
  • Five hottest community college programs: registered nursing, law enforcement, licensed practical nursing, radiology, computer technologies (from the Princeton Review guide to college majors).
  • There are 14.4 million secondary and postsecondary career and technical education students in the U.S. Career and technical education is offered in middle school, high schools, two-year community and technical colleges and other postsecondary schools.

Happy Career and Technical Education Month!

Hiscall, Inc. can help with all your education communication needs.  For more information about Hiscall, Inc. products and services, please call your Hiscall, Inc. Account Consultant directly, visit or call 866-740-7771.

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