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STEM Career Showcase

Saturday, February 11, 2017 STEM Logo 2017
9:30-11:30 AM
 
Who: ALL 7th-12th grade students and their parents are invited!

What: Discover and explore careers in STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
 
Why STEM: "To succeed in this new information-based and highly technological society, students need to develop their capabilities in STEM to levels much beyond what was considered acceptable in the past." (National Science Foundation)
 
Cost: Free! No registration required.
 
Program: 
  • Presentations - 10:00-10:15 AM & repeated from 10:30-10:45 AM
    • Learn about STEM career fields from Jan Morrison, President & CEO, Teaching Institute for Educational Excellence (TIES) and why companies seek STEM knowledge and skills.
  • Demonstrations and Activities - 9:30-11:30 AM
    • Students and parents visit booths sponsored by companies and professional societies to participate in hands-on activities, watch demonstrations and talk to STEM professionals one-on-one about equipment used, work projects, training, education & experience needed.
    • NEW! Experience virtual Reality
      • discover places you've never been with 3D VR Headsets!
      • jump into amazing experiences such as dissecting a beluga whale, pulling apart an airplane engine with our 3D AVRover!
      • Stop by and chat with Annie, our state-of-the-art mannequin to learn how the human body works!
      • Explore the capabilities of remote control Vex Robots!
  • College Corner - 9:30-11:30 AM
    • Meet college representatives and current students
    • Receive information on college majors & technical programs and advice on high school classes to take now
  • Career Assessments - 9:30-11:30 AM
    • Take a brief online assessment to help you identify your skills and interests

CVCC Partners include: Cleveland Engineering Society (CES), Cleveland Museum of Natural History Museum, and Games Done Legit
 
Comments from past participants:
"Cuyahoga Valley Career Center did a fabulous job with their STEM Career Showcase on Saturday. It was a terrific event and extremely well organized! We attend a lot of STEM Career events, and this one was one of the best in Ohio!" Facebook excerpt from Rhonda Reda
 
"It was an experience in eduatainment! The STEM career showcase...was filled with content, rich in educational and entertainment value that parents and their children could experience together...What struck me in particular was the enthusiasm of those who participated." Peter DeSouza, Violet Orthodontics. The entire post can be found on Violet Orthodontics' website.
 
Pictures below are from past year's events. View more pictures.

 STEM Career Showcase  ASM International  STEM Career Showcase
STEM Career ShowcaseWomen in AviationCleveland Metro Life Flight
Assessments Offered during STEM Career ShowcaseOhio Northern UniversityLubrizol
Are you a company or professional society interested in participating? Register online. Registration is free. Names of participating companies and societies registered by Dec. 9 will be included on promotional postcard. Questions? Contact Marie at melias@cvccworks.edu or call 440-746-8272. 
 
 
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