This year's SEE IT. BE IT: Explore Your Future Career event was a resounding success! Middle and high school students and their families attending the second annual career exploration event met professionals in a variety of fields and engaged in interactive, hands-on opportunities to learn about the skills necessary to succeed in these careers.
Represented economic clusters included Arts and Design, Business IT and Finance, Environmental, Science, Technology and Manufacturing, Health Sciences and Social Services and Construction and Trades. Click here to see the full list of industry representatives.
This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the 1962 World’s Fair. To celebrate this milestone, the Seattle Center is hosting The Next 50, six months of dynamic gatherings of people, ideas and learning, dialogues, exhibits, demonstrations, festivals, concerts, speakers, and more.
In collaboration with Seattle Public Schools and the Seattle College Access Network, The Next 50 co-hosted SEE IT. BE IT: Explore Your Future Career.
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Area education news:
WA 2012 election:
Election 2012 sends mixed signals on education reform, Seattle Times
Charter schools measure may face court challenge, Everett Herald
Education funding & budgets:
EDITORIAL | State revenue report signals cuts, reform, Seattle Times
School Districts Brace for Cuts as Fiscal Crisis Looms, New York Times
BLOG | What the ‘fiscal cliff’ means for public schools, Washington Post
Data & assessments:
National group: Wash. OK on collecting school data, Tacoma News Tribune
Repeat Rates for Each State Show 450k Students Held Back, Education News
Education leadership & policy:
Georgia Board of Ed Launches Public Relations Campaign, Education News
District-Union Tensions Foil Some RTT Proposals, Education Week
After D.C. school-closure proposal, a flurry of activity, Washington Post
Curriculum & teaching methods:
BLOG | Technology Helps Non-Verbal Autistic Kids Communicate, Education Week
COLUMN | Eastside Baby Corner builds good lives, basically, Seattle Times
BLOG | November Recognized as Native American Heritage Month, Education Week
Only 31% of California students are physically fit, Los Angeles Times
Family Symposium, October 20
The Alliance for Education's Black & Orange Ball, October 27
Youth Cross-Agency Systems Training, November 9