Brian Sarvello- Jan 20, 2020

Career and Technical Education Director at MARESA
Date - January 20, 2020, 5:30 pm
Topic - Finding the Talent Your Company So Desperately Needs
Sponsor - Upper Peninsula Health Plan

Brian Sarvello is the Career and Technical Education Director for the Marquette‐ Alger RESA, supervising all high school vocational programs in the two‐county region. He began his career as a teacher and coach at Baraga HS, where he revived the high school’s football program, which hadn’t won a single game in the previous six years and led them to the state inals within four years. As a teacher he was named Teacher of the Year, Outstanding Educator of the Year, and received the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s Excellence in Education Award. As Principal of Ishpeming HS, he received a Safe and Drug Free Schools Award for efforts to reduce substance abuse in his school and community. He also led the school to impressive ACT & Michigan Merit Exam scores, consistent ‘A’ grades on their state report card, and the selection of the school as one of America’s Top High Schools by U.S. News and World Report magazine. As CTE Director, he led the collaborative effort to establish the Marquette Alger Technical Middle College, which serves as the model for CTE Early/Middle Colleges in Michigan. He’s passionate about providing more vocational and STEM opportunities for students and providing our region with the skilled workforce needed to sustain and grow our economy.