EVIT in the News

NOTE: This a sampling of national, state and local media coverage of the East Valley Institute of Technology. It is not a record of every time EVIT has been featured in the news.

NATIONAL COVERAGE


“Workplace trends in HVAC/R” – Techniques Magazine, March 2013:

https://www.thefreelibrary.com/Workplace+trends+in+HVAC%2FR-a0322904328


“From expert to rookie: Hollywood’s crash course in teaching collision repair” – Techniques Magazine, April 2013 : https://www.thefreelibrary.com/From+expert+to+rookie%3a+Hollywood%27s+crash+course+in+teaching+collision...-a0326002009


“A non-traditional path: Arizona school, students break through CTE stigmas, gender barriers” – Techniques Magazine, May 2013:

https://www.thefreelibrary.com/A+non-traditional+path%3a+Arizona+school%2c+students+break+through+CTE...-a0331005794


“The farm team: Industry works with Arizona school to develop workforce” – Techniques Magazine, January 2014:

https://www.thefreelibrary.com/The+farm+team%3a+industry+plods+with+Arizona+school+to+develop...-a0355468273


“A practical path to prosperity: Can-do skills, credentials earned at Arizona school take students anywhere” – Techniques Magazine, April 2014:

https://www.thefreelibrary.com/A+practical+path+to+prosperity%3a+can-do+skills%2c+credentials+earned+at...-a0422901621


“Arizona CTE school rallies around a race car” – Techniques Magazine, May 2014:

https://www.thefreelibrary.com/Arizona+CTE+school+rallies+around+a+race+car.-a0369365666


“Five years after CTE: Diverse passions, path for Arizona school’s class of 2010” – Techniques Magazine, February 2015:

https://www.thefreelibrary.com/Five+years+after+CTE%3a+Diverse+passions%2c+path+for+Arizona+school%27s...-a0404592986


“The great globe project” – Techniques Magazine, March 2015:

https://www.thefreelibrary.com/The+great+globe+project.-a0406772878


“CTE makes achieving dreams possible” – Techniques Magazine, February 2016:

https://www.thefreelibrary.com/CTE+makes+achieving+dreams+possible.-a0444031043


“Industry support helps EVIT CTE programs” – Techniques Magazine, March 2016:

https://www.thefreelibrary.com/Industry+support%3a+helps+EVIT+CTE+programs.-a0446814308


“The adult route to success: Arizona school offers range of postsecondary pathways” – Techniques Magazine, April 2016:

https://www.thefreelibrary.com/The+adult+route+to+success%3a+Arizona+school+offers+range+of...-a0449937087


“The art of counseling: Convincing students and parents that CTE is career and college prep” – Techniques Magazine, January 2017:

https://www.thefreelibrary.com/The+art+of+counseling%3a+convincing+students+and+parents+that+CTE+is...-a0476930457


“Beyond technical skills: Learning to be leader” – Techniques Magazine, April 2017:

https://www.thefreelibrary.com/Beyond+technical+skills%3a+learning+to+be+a+leader.-a0488711799


“The ‘I can’ spirit: Producing skilled entrepreneurs in Arizona” – Techniques Magazine, May 2017:

https://www.thefreelibrary.com/The+%27I+can%27+spirit%3a+producing+skilled+entrepreneurs+in+Arizona.-a0491575733


“In Arizona’s desert, partnerships make CTE aviation training soar” – Techniques Magazine, January 2018:

https://www.thefreelibrary.com/In+Arizona%27s+Desert%2c+Partnerships+Make+CTE+Aviation+Training+Soar.-a0522040512


“Industry as teacher: Internships, business advisors put the real world in CTE” – Techniques Magazine, April 2018:

https://www.thefreelibrary.com/Industry+as+Teacher%3a+Internships%2c+Business+Advisors+Put+the+Real...-a0536256121



STATE COVERAGE


“Former EVIT Superintendent passes away” – AZEdNews, January 2016:

https://azednews.com/former-evit-superintendent-passes-away/


“We Are EVIT: Ally Baker” – AZEdNews, January 2016:

https://azednews.com/we-are-evit-ally-baker/


“We Are EVIT: Gabriel Garfio” – AZEdNews, January 2016:

https://azednews.com/we-are-evit-gabriel-garfio/


“We Are EVIT: Megan Farris” – AZEdNews, January 2016:

https://azednews.com/we-are-evit-megan-farris/


“We Are EVIT: Terah Thielen” – AZEdNews, February 2016:

https://azednews.com/we-are-evit-terah-thielen/


“New programs, paid apprenticeships and expansion plans at EVIT” – AZEdNews, August 2016:

https://azednews.com/new-programs-paid-apprenticeships-and-expansion-plans-at-evit/


“Trained, credentialed, placed: How to know if a CTE program works” – AZEdNews, October 2018:

https://azednews.com/trained-credentialed-placed-how-do-you-know-if-a-career-and-technical-education-program-is-working/


“Family finds career success at EVIT” – AZEdNews, February 2020:

https://azednews.com/family-finds-career-success-at-evit/


“COVID-19 crisis shows how vital CTE and trades are to Arizona’s workforce” – Arizona Capitol Times, May 2020:

https://azcapitoltimes.com/news/2020/05/04/covid-19-crisis-shows-how-vital-cte-and-trades-are-to-arizonas-workforce/


“Zach Larson keeps broadcasting high school games in the times of COVID” – AZPreps365.com, December 2020:

https://www.azpreps365.com/articles/12468-zach-larson-keeps-broadcasting-high-school-games-in-the-times-of-covid


“Resilient EVIT is committed to in-person learning” – Arizona Capitol Times, January 2021: https://azcapitoltimes.com/news/2021/01/21/resilient-evit-is-committed-to-in-person-learning/



LOCAL MEDIA COVERAGE


“Diesel mechanic’s trade seeing higher demand Valleywide” – East Valley Tribune, February 2013:

https://www.eastvalleytribune.com/money/diesel-mechanics-trade-seeing-higher-demand-valley-wide/article_24f86590-6ffd-11e2-a1db-001a4bcf887a.html


“EVIT buys former Fazoli’s to refurbish, use for culinary program” – Phoenix Business Journal, August 2013:

https://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/news/2013/08/15/evit-buys-former-fazolis-to.html


“East Valley Institute of Technology bakes for the holidays” – Arizona Republic, November 2014:

https://www.azcentral.com/get-access/?return=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.azcentral.com%2Fstory%2Fnews%2Flocal%2Fmesa%2F2014%2F11%2F24%2Feast-valley-institute-technology-mesa-bakes-holidays%2F19348751%2F


“East Valley third-graders to embark on Great Globe Project” – East Valley Tribune, April 2015:

https://www.eastvalleytribune.com/local/east-valley-third-graders-to-embark-on-great-globe-project/article_53f5e864-e854-11e4-afa4-c3ff140847d9.html


“On the Pulse” – EVIT’s radio station growing fast” – East Valley Tribune, August 2015:

https://www.eastvalleytribune.com/local/article_d55d722a-37c6-11e5-b3f7-fba35c1d7d82.html


“EVIT teacher Baker cares more about impact than awards” – East Valley Tribune, October 2015:

https://www.eastvalleytribune.com/local/evit-teacher-baker-cares-more-about-impact-than-awards/article_eaf9e8ba-79e9-11e5-8c77-dbd0f1b8cfd1.html


“Apache Junction construction technologies students build job-training expertise” – Daily Independent, November 2019:

https://yourvalley.net/stories/apache-junction-construction-technologies-students-build-job-training-expertise,111620


“EVIT donates personal protective equipment to medical facility” – Daily Independent, March 2020:

https://yourvalley.net/stories/evit-donates-personal-protective-equipment-to-medical-facility,149005?


“Battle of the Boxes announces ‘Best Overall’” – AZ Big Media, May 2020:

https://azbigmedia.com/real-estate/battle-of-the-boxes-announces-best-overall/


“Featured school: East Valley Institute of Technology” – Education NewsFeed (aired on AZ Family Channel 3 and KPHO Channel 5), June 2020:

https://ednewsfeed.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/EVIT-LOREZ.mp4


“Dr. Wilson: Why EVIT will open for in-person classes on Aug. 17” -- KTAR Radio, The Mike Broomhead Show, August 2020:

http://ktar.d.bonnint.com/player/?a=378652


“EVIT to reopen for in-person learning” – ABC15, August 2020:  https://www.abc15.com/news/rebound/hiring-during-coronavirus/east-valley-institute-of-technology-evit-will-reopen-for-in-person-learning-august-17


“EVIT transitions to in-person learning” – ABC15, August 2020:

https://www.abc15.com/news/region-southeast-valley/mesa/east-valley-institute-of-technology-evit-transitions-to-in-person-learning-only


“EVIT students return to classrooms” – East Valley Tribune, August 2020: https://www.eastvalleytribune.com/news/evit-students-happily-return-to-classrooms/article_60a33210-e3ee-11ea-83b5-eb292507c712.html


“Arizona schools open for on-site learning” – Arizona Republic, August 2020: https://www.azcentral.com/get-access/?return=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.azcentral.com%2Fstory%2Fnews%2Flocal%2Farizona-education%2F2020%2F08%2F16%2Farizona-schools-open-site-school-support-august-17-gov-doug-ducey-order-covid-19%2F5587488002%2F


“Data on COVID-19’s impact on schools” – Cronkite News, October 2020: https://cronkitenews.azpbs.org/2020/10/22/data-on-covid-19-impact-on-schools-maricopa-county/


“Teachers get Fiesta Bowl grants” – East Valley Tribune, November 2020: https://www.eastvalleytribune.com/news/mesa-teachers-get-fiesta-bowl-cash-for-their-wishes/article_cf5bd5fc-2b7b-11eb-908b-13eac3ad9e76.html


“Spotlight on the East Valley Institute of Technology” -- Phoenix East Valley Partnership Onward & Upward newsletter, November 2020:

 https://mailchi.mp/5e0d4ae76298/onward-upward-november-2020


“How EVIT/CTE teachers have adjusted to pandemic” – Arizona Republic, November 2020:

https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/arizona-education/2020/11/13/how-career-and-technical-education-arizona-has-changed-pandemic/6093311002/


“Dr. Wilson: How EVIT was able to remain open during the pandemic” – KTAR Radio, The Mike Broomhead, December 2020: https://omny.fm/shows/the-mike-broomhead-show/chad-wilson-superintendent-of-the-east-valley-in-1


“EVIT board updated on Power Campus expansion” – Scottsdale Independent, February 2021: https://www.yourvalley.net/scottsdale-independent/stories/evit-board-updated-on-power-campus-expansion-construction-progress,214859

“EVIT board cuts program fees in half” – Queen Creek Independent, March 2021: https://www.yourvalley.net/queen-creek-independent/stories/evit-board-cuts-program-fees-in-half-for-2021-22,218398?


“EVIT wins Best of Mesa Public School, High School Teacher, Place to Work, Education Leader” -- East Valley Tribune, March 2021: https://issuu.com/timespub/docs/bestofmesa2021_0328/1?e=8633901/84352295


“Interior Design students help Mesa school” – Daily Independent, March 2021: https://www.yourvalley.net/stories/photos-evit-interior-design-students-lend-a-helping-hand-to-mesas-jefferson-elementary,218387


“Interview with EVIT recruiter Blair Howland” – East Valley Moms Blog, March 2021: 

https://www.instagram.com/tv/CL9peI4pKMy/?igshid=93qrwsolqqib


“EVIT’s fashion students show off their creations” – East Valley Tribune, May 2021:

https://www.eastvalleytribune.com/our_community/evits-fashion-students-show-off-their-creations/article_7dbde01e-b1c7-11eb-8b61-bbb4dedfe67b.html


“EVIT Aviation program” – Education NewsFeed (aired on AZ Family Channel 3 and ABC15), June 2021:

https://ednewsfeed.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/AVIATION-LOREZ.mp4


“Meet your neighbor: Jennifer Schwartz, veterinary technician instructor at EVIT” – Queen Creek Independent, July 2021:

https://yourvalley.net/queen-creek-independent/stories/meet-your-neighbor-jennifer-schwartz-veterinary-technician-instructor-at-evit,246383


“How the ASU Polytechnic campus’ partnerships lift all boats” – ASU News, July 2021:

https://news.asu.edu/20210706-arizona-impact-asu-polytechnic-campus-community-partnerships


“Stand-out EVIT students awarded tool boxes” – East Valley Tribune, August 2021, Page 4:

https://issuu.com/timespub/docs/mt_0801_zone_1_book/1?e=8633901/86553524


“Fiesta Bowl exec to head EVIT Foundation” – East Valley Tribune, August 2021, Page 4:

https://issuu.com/timespub/docs/mt_0801_zone_1_book/1?e=8633901/86553524


“At EVIT, our mission is changing lives” – East Valley Tribune, August 2021, Page 25:

https://issuu.com/timespub/docs/mt_0801_zone_1_book/1?e=8633901/86553524


“EVIT student wins scholarship” – SanTan Sun News, August 2021:

https://santansun.com/2021/08/20/honora-norton-named-rotarian-of-the-month/


“Find the right career with East Valley Institute of Technology” – AZTV7, August 2021:

https://www.aztv.com/posts/find-right-career-east-valley-institute-technology



OTHER MENTIONS IN MEDIA


“Arizona aviation schools prepare workforce to meet rising demand” – AZ Big Media, February 2020:

https://azbigmedia.com/business/education-news/arizona-aviation-schools-prepare-workforce-to-meet-rising-demand/


“Here’s why innovative companies are flocking to the East Valley” – AZ Big Media, March 2020:

https://azbigmedia.com/business/heres-why-innovative-companies-are-flocking-to-the-east-valley/


“Teachers get Fiesta Bowl grants” – East Valley Tribune, November 2020: https://www.eastvalleytribune.com/news/mesa-teachers-get-fiesta-bowl-cash-for-their-wishes/article_cf5bd5fc-2b7b-11eb-908b-13eac3ad9e76.html


“Collision Repair wins grant” – BodyShopBusiness.com, March 2021:

https://www.bodyshopbusiness.com/american-family-insurance-provides-grants-for-12-schools-through-cref/


“America’s Automotive Trust, charities unveil ‘Preserve the Passion’” – August, 2020: https://journal.classiccars.com/2020/08/07/americas-automotive-trust-and-its-partner-charities-unveil-preserve-the-passion/


“Automotive wins laptops” -- ArizonaSports.com, January 2021:

https://arizonasports.com/story/2500008/d-backs-announce-winner-of-100000-school-challenge-fundraiser/

“Mesa City Council passes resolution to create Education and Workforce Development Roundtable, announces appointees” – 85209.com, April 2021:

https://85209.com/schools/mesa-city-council-passes-resolution-to-create-education-and-workforce-development-roundtable-announces-appointees/


“Aviation volunteer wins scholarship” – Patch.com, April 2021: https://patch.com/arizona/scottsdale/aviation-scholarship-program-awards-kobe-lomasney


“Drury Awards celebrate high school radio” – RadioWorld.com, May 2021:

https://www.radioworld.com/news-and-business/programming-and-sales/drury-awards-celebrate-high-school-radio



BRANDED CONTENT ON AZCENTRAL.COM

“How a Phoenix-area alum discovered her calling at a career training school” – azcentral.com, November 2020:

https://www.azcentral.com/story/sponsor-story/evit/2020/11/02/how-phoenix-area-alum-discovered-her-calling-career-training-school/6085588002/

“’EVIT built me from the ground up,’ auto tech says” – azcentral.com, December 2020:

https://www.azcentral.com/story/sponsor-story/evit/2020/12/03/evit-built-me-ground-up-auto-tech-says/3786345001/

“Business ownership dream comes true for EVIT alum” – azcentral.com, December 2020:

https://www.azcentral.com/story/sponsor-story/evit/2020/12/22/business-ownership-dream-comes-true-evit-alum/3991647001/

“EVIT alum pursues career in industry that restored her smile” – azcentral.com, February 2021:

https://www.azcentral.com/story/sponsor-story/evit/2021/02/02/evit-alum-pursues-career-industry-restored-her-smile/4338622001/

“EVIT training launches alum into perinatal massage career” – azcentral.com, March 2021:

https://www.azcentral.com/story/sponsor-story/evit/2021/03/01/evit-training-launches-alum-into-perinatal-massage-career/6833064002/

“EVIT training, CTED grant put alum on path to diesel career” – azcentral.com, April 2021:

https://www.azcentral.com/story/sponsor-story/evit/2021/04/19/evit-training-cted-grant-put-alum-path-diesel-career/7235355002/

“Aviation program at career preparatory school gives alumnus wings to soar” – azcentral.com, May 2021:

https://www.azcentral.com/story/sponsor-story/evit/2021/05/12/aviation-program-career-preparatory-school-gives-alumnus-wings-soar/5023788001/


“EVIT sets foundation for alum’s interior design career” – azcentral.com, June 2021:

https://www.azcentral.com/story/sponsor-story/evit/2021/06/17/evit-sets-foundation-alums-interior-design-career/7714429002/