Career Connections!

Each year the NYSDLC offers Career Connection Video Conferences to high school students. Students are able to learn from experts in the field about relevant high school courses, college, internships, and career expectations. In the past the fields of interest have included – doctors, nurses, architects, master chefs, radio dj and station manager – and many more!

Career Connections Video

The Value of Field Trips – In person and virtual

A recent study discussed the benefits of field trips for students.  There has been a drastic reduction in schools participating in field trips due to expense, scheduling, and curriculum. Click on the link below to read the entire article.

ARTICLE: The Educational Value of Field Trips

Items of interest from the article:

Students:

  • Recall more details
  • Use Critical Thinking
  • Display Historical Empathy
  • Increased Tolerance
  • Increased Interest in Museums
  • Greater Benefit for Disadvantaged Students

2013 – 2014 Career Connections

For the second year Career Connections will be provided by the New York State Distance Learning Consortium (NYSDLC). Career Connections offer students the opportunity to meet with professionals in fields of their interest.  Career and college readiness via distance learning!

2013 – 2014 Career Connections Schedule is currently being created.  Watch for updates from your distance learning coordinator.

Geologist John Amos – November 6, 2013 – 10-11am  More Details

Master Chef: Chef Fritz Sonnenschmidt – The Art of Charcuterie November 12, 2013 – 9:15 – 10:30am OR 12:15 – 1:30am  More Details

Sneak Peek at the Career Connections Veterinarian