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Friday, January 7, 2022 - 3:10pm
How can BOCES career technical education programs help students explore in-demand career fields while still in high school?
Friday, January 7, 2022 - 3:10pm
Welding is a good career track that you can train for while still in high school and leads to a variety of career options.
Friday, January 7, 2022 - 3:10pm
Machining crosses many career sectors.  You can train in and explore this field while you are still in high school.
Friday, January 7, 2022 - 3:10pm
You can train for an HVAC career while still in high school.
Friday, January 7, 2022 - 3:10pm
You can train for an nursing career while still in high school.
Friday, January 7, 2022 - 3:10pm
You can train to become an electrician while you are still in high school.
Friday, January 7, 2022 - 3:10pm
Automotive technician training can begin in high school through a career technical education.
Friday, January 7, 2022 - 3:10pm
Warehouse manager is one of the many jobs in food production industry.
Friday, January 7, 2022 - 3:10pm
An apprenticeship in precision optics manufacturing can lead to higher education paid for by your employer.
Friday, January 7, 2022 - 3:10pm
Having a good job can start with entry level work and on the job training to work your way up.
Friday, January 7, 2022 - 3:10pm
Finding a career you love that let's you learn new skills on the job as a maker was what drew Genny Kingsley to optician training.
Friday, January 7, 2022 - 3:10pm
Starting in a career technical education program in high school, such as a culinary program, helped Jennifer McClure to follow her interests into internships and higher education leading to her role as a new product developer in the food industry.
Friday, January 7, 2022 - 3:10pm
From BOCES electrician program to an associate in maintenance, Mike Myers was hired as a mechanic at O-AT-KA and promoted on the job.
Friday, January 7, 2022 - 3:10pm
From BOCES electrician training directly into the workforce, Rodney Hay was hired as an automation electrician. Now he is part of Love Beets USA 4 year apprenticeship program which combines classwork with experience on the job to lead to a certification. 
Friday, January 7, 2022 - 3:10pm
People can enter the precision optics manufacturing sector with training through community college.
Friday, January 7, 2022 - 3:10pm
YouthBuild Rochester is a 9 month program run by the Urban League of Rochester that allows students to learn about construction through hands-on training and career exploration. Follow one student's journey.
Tuesday, June 8, 2021 (All day)
ICYMI: Watch On-Demand WXXI Education on June 8, 2021 at 7 PM ET for the American Graduate: Path to the Future virtual launch event. This multi-year initiative, from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and The WNET Group, strives to help students explore and prepare for high-demand careers, including the 30 million open middle skill jobs that require a one-year occupational certificate or two-year associate degree. Watch On-Demand. 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 8:00am
 This multi-year initiative, from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and The WNET Group, strives to help students explore and prepare for high-demand careers, including the 30 million open middle skill jobs that require a one-year occupational certificate or two-year associate degree. Learn More:

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WXXI Kids has created a series of monthly activity calendars full of PBS KIDS hands-on activities to support your child's learning.
WXXI Kids has curated a list of nature-oriented activities.
WXXI Kids pulled together a list of FREE nature-exploring activities and resources that families and educators can use.
Watch On-Demand: PBS KIDS Talk About: Race and Racism is a special co-viewing program for families with young children to watch and discuss together. 
Watch On-Demand: Attend virtual graduation. Hear excerpts from commencement speeches and messages to the class of 2020 from a variety of public figures -- journalists, philanthropists, sports figures, historians, writers and performers - and from the students themselves.
PBS LearningMedia has a wide range of learning resources for students in grades 7-12th grade, focused on Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage and PBS's Asian American series including the full Asian Americans series
Sesame Street in Communities provides a variety of resource types for grownups to use with young children - one type is digital storybooks. 
Want to have even more fun with your Sesame Street friends? Try listening to a Sesame Street playlist of music or watching some fun video shorts!
The multi-platform "Future of Work" initiative kicks off with the launch of a six-part digital series. The digital series will examine how the pandemic has impacted long-term employment trends for entry-level and early career workers. Through intimate portraits of Americans making their way through an ever-changing landscape, each episode focuses on one of the key themes from Future of Work — the gig economy, the rise of the precariat, the digital nomad, working to live, the community worker, and new opportunities — and through generations in a family, illustrating its past and present.

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Friday, November 5, 2021 - 12:00pm
Watch the archive weekly series of virtual events to accompany the airing of the PBS Future of Work Series. Conversations include discussion of topics involving the future of work addressing quality career paths, addressing issues of race and equity, the impact of technology, lessons from young workers, continuing to work longer, women's roles in the workplace and supporting mental health. 

 

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