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‘Ready for the Future’ Documentary Screening: Minnesota Career and College Readiness Workshop

Friday, January 25, 2019

Location:
Career and College Readiness Workshop
Minnesota Department of Education
1500 Highway 36 West
Roseville, MN 55113-4266

Description:

REL Midwest is hosting a screening of a documentary about the unique challenges facing rural communities in Minnesota as students explore and prepare for careers at the Minnesota Department of Education’s Career and College Readiness Workshop. The documentary features two evidence-based career readiness programs in rural Minnesota: Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Wadena and Scrubs Camp in Mankato. The program includes a strong emphasis on the research that reveals best practices in the field and highlights factors that contribute to success for students as they create their future plans. After the screening, REL Midwest is facilitating a panel discussion with documentary participants where attendees can ask questions about the research and programs featured in the documentary.

Partnership: Midwest Career Readiness Research Alliance

Speakers:

  • Laura Checovich, Communications Associate, REL Midwest
  • Brady Malecha, K-16 Program Coordinator, HealthForce MN
  • Paula Palmer, Director of Career and College Success, Minnesota Department of Education