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Worlds of Work

March 12-13-14, 2019

Oxford Civic Center

The goal of Worlds of Work is to 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 and develop career interests among students to move their communities forward with workforce ready graduates.

Worlds of Work has sessions for eighth grade students as well as high school juniors and seniors.  For your school or students to participate, please call Lisa Morales at 256.231.5160, ext. 19.

Career Focus Areas Represented:

  • Agriculture
  • Automotive and Manufacturing
  • Communications
  • Construction
  • Energy and Utilities
  • Engineering
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Public Service
  • Transportation

For Additional Information:

Visit the Worlds of Work Website at www.woweast.com

or

Contact Lisa Morales at 256.231.5160; ext. 19 or lmorales@eastalabamaworks.com

 Schools Attending:

  • Calhoun County – all schools in the county
  • Clay County – all schools in the county
  • Cleburne County – all schools in the county
  • Gadsden City Schools
  • Randolph County – all schools in the county
  • Talladega County – all schools in the county

Worlds of Work Notes

I was extremely impressed with the event.  The hands on experience offered much more than comparable events in the past that I have attended. Again, I think the program was absolutely phenomenal.

Jennifer Craig, School Counselor, Ohatchee High School

The students were wonderful to work with any my employees had a great time.  I can only see it evolving into something even better in years to come.

Wayne Sisk, Regional Manager, Alagasco