Seventeen-year-old Marie Fritts has found her career calling, and it’s education.
“I’ve always wanted to work with kids, especially special needs kids, because they are just the sweetest human beings ever,” the Easton Area High School senior said.
Classes are resuming in many Lehigh Valley schools, including at the region’s career and technology institutes. which hundreds of students attend. As traditional schools continue working through reopening plans during the coronavirus pandemic that largely include at least some online learning, career and technical centers across the region grapple with how to maintain predominantly hands-on classes while keeping students and staff safe.