SARATOGA SPRINGS — On Wednesday, Nov. 8, local industry partners and WSWHE BOCES will host CTE Works! at the Saratoga Springs City Center. CTE Works! brings students from eighth to twelfth grade from school districts throughout the WSWHE BOCES service area to a one-day interactive career exploration event to expose students to the world of work in the local region and showcase the myriad of career opportunities available in their own backyard.
Local employers will be on hand to discuss pathways in their industries, what their company has to offer and show students hands-on activities as examples of their work, the release states.
“Combining real hands-on learning with established academic programming is essential to building 21st century skills so essential and in high demand throughout our region. We are committed to this on-going educational effort and proud to again support this year’s workshop and career opportunity,” said Greg Connors, President of the Saratoga Economic Development Corporation, in the release.
Event sponsors, along with more than 30 additional business partners, colleges and educational pathway partners, will be in attendance representing industries in the area. Each one has numerous career opportunities, and they will be on hand to explain those to students.