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Science, Career and Technical Education
Elementary, Middle School

STEM Reading Camp

STEM Reading Camp

Enjoy the power of STEM within the covers of these wonderful books. Experience more by watching the activity videos taught by our Savvas Learning family. Try the investigations at home by downloading the activity directions. Have fun as you read, explore, and be creative this summer!

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Career and Technical Education
High School

Certifiably Successful! The Importance of Certification and Credentialing in Today's Job Market

Certifiably Successful! The Importance of Certification and Credentialing in Today's Job Market

In this session you will learn about the value that certification brings to students as they pursue their goals for college and career success. The session will also address how teachers can prepare students to take certification exams and explore ideas teachers can apply in building successful certification programs. We will also take a look at some of the funding options available for schools to obtain the necessary funding and resources to start or expand certification programs.

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Career and Technical Education
High School

CTE Funding 101

CTE Funding 101

Join this CTE Funding 101 session to learn what funding is available to CTE programs, including COVID-19 relief funds. We'll discuss how funds are distributed, tips to search for grants, and recommendations to advocate within your district for CTE funding.

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Career and Technical Education
High School

Construction Careers – Learn to Build

Construction Careers – Learn to Build

In this session, we will discuss the following topics: What is construction, and who is doing it?, A day in the life of a builder, Go anywhere and build anything.

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Career and Technical Education
High School

Cook or Be Cooked: Your Culinary Life

Cook or Be Cooked: Your Culinary Life

We’ll view three videos, each focusing on a chef at a different level in the culinary world. The focus will be on a line chef, a sous chef, and on one of the premier chefs in the world (Thomas Keller, chef at the French Laundry in Yountville, CA). Each chef will talk about what they do on an everyday basis. Students will learn about the rewards and the difficulties of working in culinary. These are real-world portraits that feature culinary concepts like echoing and the brigade system. We’ll introduce each video and take time to explain some of the culinary terms. Ultimately, students will take away a sense of what it takes to succeed in the exciting world of culinary. The presentation is recommended for current culinary students and those students who are considering entering the culinary profession.

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Career and Technical Education
High School

The Life of a Firefighter

The Life of a Firefighter

In our session, we'll discuss the training required to become a firefighter, including fire academy courses and EMS training. We'll also discuss how students can move into areas of specialization, like Technical rescue – High Angle, Confined Space, Swift Water, Structural Collapse, Paramedic, Explosive and Ordinance (Bomb Squad), and Inspector/Fire Marshal, or Fire Investigator. We'll end with a quick discussion of a firefighter's life at the station, and what it means to live on a shift-based schedule.

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Career and Technical Education
High School

EMS: A View from the Street

EMS: A View from the Street

The emergency medical services provide a dynamic and exciting career opportunity—but don't go by what you see on television. Join veteran paramedic, instructor, and EMS author Dan Limmer for a look at real-life EMS on the street. You'll get the straight scoop, some stories, and even pictures!

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Science, Career and Technical Education
High School

Career Connection: A Career in Forensic Science: Demystifying Myths

Career Connection: A Career in Forensic Science: Demystifying Myths

Crime dramas on television, and especially the CSI franchise, have helped promote public interest in forensic science, but they have created unrealistic expectations about the capabilities of forensic disciplines and the roles of forensic scientists. This presentation provides a more realistic view of careers in forensic science, with an emphasis on the education and training requirements to help students achieve their goals.

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Science, Career and Technical Education
Elementary, Middle School, High School

Career Connection: Playing Well Together: Art Meets Tech

Career Connection: Playing Well Together: Art Meets Tech

Loving technology, Janie Bynum learned to use an Apple computer in 1986 and has been creating designs and illustrations in the digital world ever since. Learning this technology in the “early days” of digital graphic design inspired her to start her own business in 1987. Originally employing other designers, she now works on her own as a freelancer.