How can we recruit underrepresented students into pathways leading to high-quality careers? What support do these students need to feel welcome and be successful in the classroom and as they transition to a postsecondary program and/or the workplace?
EdSystems, in partnership with the Illinois Education and Career Success Network, hosted a free webinar on October 31, 2023, to hear from three communities using innovative approaches for advising students, especially those from underrepresented groups, as they pursue career pathways.
- Jessica Hayes, Work-Based Learning Coordinator, Rockford Public Schools
- Tina Lamb, Ed.D. College & Career Academy Coach, Jefferson High School
- Jon T. Pieper, Career and Technical Educator, Elk Grove High School
- Katie Shevokas, School Counselor, La Moille High School