Debunking Stigmas Surrounding Careers in the Trades and 2-year College Pathways
From Yingfah Thao on February 12th, 2021  Created from CTE Month 2021 Brown Bag Lunch - Debunking Stigmas Surrounding Careers in the Trades and 2-year College Pathways!
TITLE: Debunking Stigmas Surrounding Careers in the Trades and 2-year College Pathways!
DATE: February 11, 2021
TIME: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
This CTE Month event is a live encore presentation of a popular CTE Works! Summit session.
Two-year college/career pathways are not just for “those types of students!” Students on “both ends of the building” enjoy meaningful and fulfilling careers in the trades! This presentation will feature no-nonsense discussion about stigmas surrounding 2-year college and career pathways. This open and honest conversation includes talk about the job market outlook, earning potential, scholarships, and real-life success stories. Participants are encouraged to ask questions and give feedback. Attendees will also receive digital access to career exploration opportunities, college pathways, and scholarship resource libraries.
- Judy Barka, Assistant Director – Minnesota State Northern Agricultural Center of Excellence (AgCentric)
- Steven Hoemberg, Director of Outreach – Minnesota State Transportation Center of Excellence