The DISCOVER Partnership, spearheaded by the CEC, is a business and education partnership committed to creating programs that educate residents and young people about the career opportunities available in Elk and Cameron Counties. The partnership is aimed at helping students “DISCOVER” what the region has to offer and plans programs that form connections between students, local companies and communities.
Examples of programs and activities include:
Company Tours, Guest Speakers in the Classroom, Mock Interviews, Job Shadow Coordination, Job Fair, Career Fair, Work Based Learning Opportunities, Career Exploration and Awareness, Career Advisement Services, Educator in the Workplace Events.
March 8th - Counselor in the Workplace @ GKN Emporium
March 15th – STEM Career Workshop for Elementary Schools
March 16th – STEM Career Workshop for Middle Schools
March 19th – JASD Educator in the Workplace @ Domtar
April 13th – Cameron County High School Career Fair
April 26th – “Elkers Teaching Elkers” Career Day @ RHS
April 27th – Healthcare Career Day @ PHE
May 1st – High School Job Fair @ St. Marys HS
May 4th – Ridgway 10th Grade Career Cruise
May 11th – Rotary Days Career Cruise for Cameron County 9th Grade
Career Connect Classes
March - St.Marys Middle and High Gifted Classes – Public Speaking Skills
March – St. Marys 7th Grade – JA Career Exploration and Personal Finance
April – St. Marys Sophomore Seminar – Local Career & Education Opportunities
April – Ridgway 7th Grade – Intro to Manufacturing
May – Ridgway 10th Grade – Local Career & Education Opportunities
For more information regarding these programs, Contact Amy Goode. firstname.lastname@example.org or 814-781-3437.
The DISCOVER Partnership and CEC are excited to offer additional programs in the coming year.
For questions about the DISCOVER Partnership visit www.discoverpartnership.org or contact the CEC at 814-781-3437