Education is all a matter of building bridges. ~Ralph Ellison
Educators have an amazing responsibility to help students not only meet his or her potential and the standards of the state, but to make them aware of how their education is relevant to future careers.
Pretty simple, right?
Integrating real-world examples into lesson plans could be a challenge if educators are unaware of viable careers available in our region. They say seeing is truly believing, and hundreds of educators in Southeast Tennessee believe careers in Advanced Manufacturing and Information Technology are viable, meaningful, and full of opportunity. Industry leaders like Gestamp, E & E Manufacturing, Denso, M & M Mars, Cormetech, Komatsu, Volkswagen, and Valmont have all opened their doors to educators via plant tours to see the amazing advancements and career opportunities in manufacturing and IT for themselves.
Connect with your school district’s Career Coach to learn more about activities related to career education in your district! To help you get started, take advantage of the resources below.