Celebrating Work-Based Learning In NH

Celebrating Work-Based Learning In NH

 

Celebrating Work-Based Learning In NH

Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, at the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center, 2 Institute Drive, Concord, NH
Work-based learning is an educational strategy that offers students knowledge and skills through instruction or study, in a real-world employment environment, to deepen their learning and explore career fields in an authentic setting. It is an essential component of New Hampshire’s career and technical centers, extended learning opportunities in high school, and community college programs, including apprenticeships. A team of consisting of educators, educational and government leaders, and industry representatives are currently developing best practices and related materials to promote effective work-based learning programs throughout New Hampshire.

On Sept. 25, Gov. Chris Sununu and others will celebrate leaders in the field that are implementing exceptional opportunities. Please join us in recognizing New Hampshire’s first-ever Work-Based Learning Excellence Award Winners.

Awards will be presented for:
Work-Based Learning Industry Partner Champions
Work-Based Learning Student Recognition Champions
Work-Based Learning Teacher/Counselor Champions
Work-Based Learning Government Champions
Work-Based Learning Overall Champion

Agenda
8 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. Welcome – NGA Team
8:45 a.m. Speakers
Gov. Chris Sununu
Frank Edelblut, commissioner, New Hampshire Department of Education
Jeremy Hitchcock, chair, Community College System of NH’s Board of Trustees
Peter McNamara, president, New Hampshire Automotive Dealers Association
9:15 a.m. Awards presentation
9:30 a.m. Closing

To RSVP, visit the Celebrating Work-Based Learning EventBrite link.

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