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Tuesday, September 21

10:15am CDT

Future Ready through a Continuous Improvement Lens
Heartland AEA has been reviewing data and providing supports to improve the Future Readiness of our students. Participants will learn how one AEA is moving the needle for Future Readiness and will be able to replicate at their school, district or AEA

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Sue Schirmer

Consultant, Heartland Area Education Agency
Sue Schirmer’s professional career is and has been focused around helping students succeed. A teacher and school counselor by training, Sue has found her perfect fit at Heartland AEA where she is the Future Ready and School Counseling Consultant. She also serves as the AEA Future... Read More →

Tuesday September 21, 2021 10:15am - 11:00am CDT
Room 115

11:15am CDT

Workforce 2030
Each year we graduate students who may be unprepared for the dramatic changes they will face as they enter the workforce. The decisions they make about which college, program, or training option is best for them can be greatly impacted by ensuring they have the most current information about the labor market, career opportunities, and the training that will help them to live their best lives. Learn critical statistics and labor market information that can impact our students and families today.
Receive access to the presentation, reports, and additional resources to help your students and families know where some of the greatest opportunities lie in the future.
Evaluate how your career program/pathway aligns with high demand areas in our state and across the nation.

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Mona Yanacheak

System Coach, Northwest AEA

Tuesday September 21, 2021 11:15am - 12:00pm CDT
Room 116

1:15pm CDT

Students Become Option Ready with ASVAB-CEP
The ASVAB Career Exploration Program is a federally-funded, no cost Career Information System.  Students are empowered to discover their strengths and interests.  It gives them the tools and confidence to map out post-secondary plans that work.  Students can explore many possibilities to make them Option Ready for the future.Differentiate between the different components of the ASVAB CEP.
Identify the two missions of the ASVAB CEP.
Explain the general function and predictive ability of the ASVAB.
Articulate how the ASVAB fits into the ASVAB CEP.
Explain how Holland’s RIASEC types help students with career exploration.
Articulate how the Find Your Interests (FYI) functions and why it uses gender-based reporting.
Explain how the results of the ASVAB and FYI can be used in the OCCU-Find to provide the basis of meaningful career exploration.
Lists sources of OCCU-Find job data and how it’s used to inform career planning.
Describe personalized career planning tools.
Identify different user groups who can benefit from Careers in the Military.

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John Walker

Program Manager, Department of Defense
WHAT IS THE ASVAB CAREER EXPLORATION PROGRAM (ASVAB CEP)? it's a nationally normed assessment along with Interest and Self-Assessment Career Exploration Tools.  ASVAB CEP empowers students nationwide to discover their strengths and interests then map out post-secondary plans that... Read More →

Tuesday September 21, 2021 1:15pm - 2:00pm CDT
Room 112

2:30pm CDT

The "Doordash" of Live Industry Connections - Nepris
Nepris delivers teachers unlimited access to over 50,000 industry professionals for LIVE real-world learning connections, WBL, PBL, project mentorships, mock interviews, capstone presentations, virtual tours, and more? No matter your students' passion, socio-economic status, race, gender, or grade level, Nepris can help your students find their passion and pathway.Attendees will have the opportunity to collaborate and share ideas around ways they are bringing real-world relevance to the classrooms, discuss how early they are starting career exploration and learn more about the Nepris resource for LIVE engagements with industry professionals across all pathways. 

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Amanda Holsclaw

Regional Sales Manager, Midwest, Nepris
Do you have underrepresented careers paths that you'd like to match your students with a professional but can't find locally? Do you want to expand your business partnerships to increase your real-world career exploration opportunities? Nepris could be just what you need. Nepris connects... Read More →

Tuesday September 21, 2021 2:30pm - 3:15pm CDT
Room 109