Walker Valley High School underclassmen worked with 5th graders from Hopewell, Parkview, Michigan Avenue, Charleston, and North Lee to discover careers, STEM activities and all things high school. The students were greeted by the band and Freshmen Academy counselor, Kimberly Blackaby then taken by class groups on a tour of the school, to attend a CTE class and explore a showcase of STEM related activities. The students completed interest surveys at their elementary schools and this day was to learn more about the careers and discover that they were…Mint to Be a Mustang!

Changing things up due to COVID 19 Bradley Central High School welcomed fifth grade students from Valley View, Waterville, Oak Grove, Taylor, Prospect, and Black Fox in a different way than in times past. Students still took career inventory surveys like in years past and still explored careers options but did so in small groups, participating in classes, visiting FFA farm day, and walking through a CTE gallery of activities. After being greeted by Freshmen Academy Principal, Tyler Rich, students spent time in classrooms with mini lessons in everything from health science to machining and welding. At the end of the day, BCHS hopes to see all of the students in the future as Bradley Bears!

Sophomore and junior meeting at Walker Valley High School to complete the Intent to Participate for Work Based Learning for the 2021-2022 school year. We are excited about placing students in entry level jobs in our community, building employment skills, and helping students jumpstart careers.

We are building a STEM bus.  This brand new 40 foot bus is on its way to being converted into the 3D (Dream, Discover, Do) PIE on the Go STEM Bus. This bus will serve students in Bradley and Polk Counties elementary and middle schools with “hands-on” activities linking career and STEM academics!  Due to COVID-19 the construction is a bit behind, but we will be rolling in the fall semester. 
We are excited as the bus drove into Bradley Central High School today.  There is MUCH to do! Now, to get the inside and outside under way with plans to make this a rolling STEM Museum. We are looking forward to moving your way fall of 2021!!!


THANK YOU Wright Brothers Construction Company, Inc.! Thank you for Growing Students. Building Futures. Creating Leaders.

BIG SHOUT OUT to Scott Elam and Jared Waldrop for working with the students.

The company hosted the first PIE students, parents, and company and school representatives for a celebration BBQ and recognition. Congratulations on a semester well done.

Great Work Future Wright Brothers Students:

BCHS – Ethan Brooks and Preston Lawson

WVHS – Ethan Cavanaugh, Dyllan Jenkins, Trey Green

Bradley County Schools

A great day

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 was a great day celebrating the CTE successes of the Walker Valley Mustangs. Career Technical Student Organizations, Industry credentials, internships, dual credit/dual enrollments, and CTE Students of the Year were among the honors of these young men and women. Congratulations!

BCHS CTE Success Day showcases the Excellent Bradley Central High School CTE Programs of Study. Awards include Career Technical Winners, Industry Credentials, Teacher Nominated Students of the Year, postsecondary Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment and specific Internships. Congratulations CTE Students of BCHS. Think CTE. Think Success.

February 1-5 is National School Counseling Week.  Career Technical Education appreciates the great dedication and support of the Bradley County Schools Elementary School Counselors. THANK YOU FOR BEING ALL IN FOR ALL STUDENTS!!!


Black Fox Elementary Counselor-Allison Housley

Charleston Elementary Counselor- Leah Walker

Hopewell Elementary Couselor- Jenne Wilson

Michigan Avenue Elementary Counselor-Mary Crabtree

North Lee Elementary Counselor-Sharon Jackson

Oak Grove Elementary Counselor-Sarai Burgos

Parkview Elementary Counselor-Shannon Nelson

Prospect Elementary Counselor-Michelle Dunkle

Taylor Elementary Counselor-Jason McDonald

Valley View Elementary Counselor- Kathy Carter

Waterview Community Elementary Counselor-Mallory Vaughn



PIE Innovation Center Pilot Program-Future Wright Brothers. Six students from Bradley Central High School and Walker Valley High School are experiencing a taste of heavy equipment and construction through the pilot program curriculum through Wright Brothers. #CTEMonth