Nearly 1700 students from 30 school districts were in attendance. Students from 8th to 12th grade, from school districts throughout the WSWHE BOCES service area were exposed to the world of work in the local region which showcased the myriad of career opportunities available right in their own backyard.
Close to 50 local employers were on hand to discuss pathways in their industries, what their company has to offer and showed students hands-on activities as examples of their work.
“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,” says Greg Connors, President of the Saratoga Economic Development Corporation.
Event sponsors for the event were: RASP, Inc., GlobalFoundries, Saratoga Honda, Saratoga County, NYCreates, SUNY Adirondack, WDI, TCT Federal Credit Union, Glens Falls Hospital, Cole’s Collision, QUAD Graphics, Hollingsworth & Vose, Shay Legacy Foundation/Trucking Association of New York, Munter Enterprises, Inc., Curtis Lumber, Saratoga County Economic Development Corporation, Saratoga City Center, and Southern Adirondack PTECH.
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