College & Career Readiness Fair - Nov. 16

College & Career Readiness Fair - Nov. 16
Posted on 11/10/2019

Suffolk Public Schools presents its popular College & Career Readiness Fair on Saturday, November 16 at King’s Fork Middle School. 

The free event is designed for middle school students, high schools students, and their parents.  Families from neighboring areas are also invited. 

Each year, close to 400 participants benefit from this event. Reservations are encouraged, but walk-in participation is allowed.  (See the registration link below.)

During the College and Career Readiness Fair, participants are able to attend workshops covering a variety of topics within the areas of Creating Your High School Path and Planning for College & Careers. Previous year's workshops included Developing a Four-Year High School Plan; Using Online College and Career Planning Tools; Graduating College Debt-free; and Discovering Non-Traditional Careers.  

A variety of college, training institutes, and military representatives will have exhibit tables in the gym to speak with students and parents about post-secondary options. Again this year will be local companies sharing perspectives on career clusters, helping guests understand the training required, skills and aptitude needed, and types of occupations unde
r that umbrella.  Some career cluster examples include Health Sciences, Human Services, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Hospitality & Tourism, and Law & Public Safety. 

Registration opens at 7:30 a.m., with the opening session in the auditorium at 8 a.m. Concurrent workshops run from 8:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. College info tables and other exhibitors will be available from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon. 

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