Dakota County Technical College Open House – Thursday, Oct. 19 from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm (this is MEA break so there is no school). Register online here.
- Tour classrooms, shops & labs.
- Explore careers in Business, Marketing, Design, IT, Health & Human Services, Industry and Transportation.
- Get your questions answered.
- Learn about paying for college.
- PSEO info session at 1 p.m.: Get a jump start! Earn college credit while in high school.
- Apply for free! Application fee waived at DCTC Open House.
- Attend for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship (RSVP by Oct. 12 for an extra chance to win! May be used Spring 2018).
PowHERful Foundation Enrichment Conference: Saturday, December 9th (8:00 am – 4:00 pm) at the Minneapolis Marriott City Center. The conference is a free, daylong empowerment summit for young women aged 14 to 23 years old. We give these high school and college-aged girls a chance to explore different career options, receive useful guidance and advice, and interact with successful professionals. We feature industry experts who present curriculum in areas like finance and digital literacy, STEM, college readiness, health, and more. In addition, we have morning and afternoon keynotes by inspiring leaders from various backgrounds. Email SUMMITS@POWHERFUL.ORG if you have any questions.
- You must register online with the conference HERE.
- You also need to sign up with E3 STEM in order to take the bus: register here (cut off to sign up with STEM is 11:59 p.m. on December 4th).
-Sessions & keynotes moderated by Soledad O’Brien
-Breakfast, lunch, and snacks provided
-Speakers and panelists are local leaders and experts
SESSIONS ON TOPICS LIKE…
-Mentors and mentoring
-Careers in STEM/STEAM
-Managing stress and anxiety
-Financial literacy & student loans
-Interning, networking, and more!
2018 District 196 STEM Career Fair: Thursday, February 15, 2018, 6:00-8:00 pm at Apple Valley High School. The fair is open to all high school students, grades 9-12, and their parents. The goal of the fair is to inspire high school students to pursue STEM Careers. It is for those who know they want a STEM career, those who are exploring and think they might want a STEM career, and those who do not want a STEM career but want to learn how STEM skills can increase marketability. A wide variety of science, technology, engineering, and math professions will be represented, including careers in healthcare. Whether you are looking for a technician level career, a doctoral level, or something in between, there will be something at the fair for you. For more information, go to www.district196.org/stemfair.
STEM professionals – Registration is now open to reserve your space. Seeking Scientists, Engineers, and Computer, Math, Healthcare, and Manufacturing and Skilled Trades Professionals for the District 196 STEM Career Fair. Companies, Colleges, and Individual STEM Professionals are all welcome. We especially invite parents who are STEM professionals to register as presenters. There is no cost to participate and no formal presentation is necessary — just be willing to talk to students about your career. It will be set up like a job fair or college fair as students move from table to table to speak with various professionals. For more information or to register, go to www.district196.org/stemfair. If you have questions, please email Penny Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org or Cathy Kindem at Cathy.Kindem@district196.org.