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Tuesday, January 29 • 11:00 - 12:15
203: Expanding Horizons: Creating Middle Schoolers' Career Paths

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The middle years are an often neglected but powerful time to engage in meaningful career exploration. The Expanding Horizon’s Program immerses young learners in authentic community career experiences and exposes them to the potential training pathways. Has this had an impact? Learn about the program design, the founding principles, and the essential findings in the 10-year longitudinal research.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Middle years career program design
  • Middle years career program evaluation
  • Middle years career program impacts

Speakers | Conférenciers
avatar for Elisa Carlson

Elisa Carlson

Chief Operating Officer, Cmolik Foundation
Elisa Carlson is a former Director of Instruction at Surrey Schools and is the current Chief Operating Officer at the Cmolik Foundation, where she works to improve outcomes for vulnerable students.
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Michelle Nilson

Associate Professor, Simon Fraser University
Michelle Nilson is an Associate Professor of Education at Simon Fraser University, where she works with community foundations and school districts to understand student transitions to career and post-secondary education.

Tuesday January 29, 2019 11:00 - 12:15 EST
Room | Salle 203