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Planning Committee Meeting for Worlds of Work

If you are interested in serving on the Worlds of Work Committee, please contact Lisa Morales at lmorales@eastalabamaworks.com

 

Goal of Worlds of Work:

Present a variety of career opportunities via hands on, interactive activities across ten career worlds to students to help them make smart choices for their future and encourage them to stay in school.  The desired outcome is to improve high school graduation rates in the schools within the counties covered by the workforce region of Calhoun, Cherokee, Clay, Cleburne, Etowah,  Randolph  and Talladega Counties and develop career interests among students to move their communities forward with workforce ready graduates.

Audience for Worlds of Work:

All 8th grade students within Calhoun, Cherokee, Clay, Cleburne, Etowah, Randolph, and Talladega Counties.  Schools invited to attend include all public, private, and home school,  Total number of students attending is approximately 6,000. High School Juniors are able to attend during the day with their school.

Career Focus Areas Represented:

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Automotive and Manufacturing

Communications

Construction

Energy and Utilities

Engineering

Healthcare

Information Technology

Public Service

Transportation