BISMARCK The health careers program from the Minot Public Schools won the Director's Award of Excellence, presented at the 41st Annual Department of Career and Technical Education Professional Development Conference in Bismarck earlier this summer. Accepting the award were program director Pam Stroklund and program instructors Mary Keller and Brenda Demke.
The program was recognized for delivery of an up-to-date curriculum offering students basic skills to pursue medical related fields, including ITV to five different sites, being a Headmaster testing site for the certified nursing assistant certification upon completion of 75 hours of coursework, and having a strong advisory committee of different medical related practitioners including Minot State University where students shadow Minot State University nursing students.
Submitted Photo - - Accepting the Director’s Award of Excellence for the Minot Public Schools health careers program were, from left, Brenda Demke, Pam Stroklund and Mary Keller.
Stroklund, Career and Technical Education director for Minot Public Schools, was also named vice president for the N.D. Association of Career and Technical Education at the group's board meeting.
The N.D. Association of Career and Technical Education is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and improving career and technical education in the state.