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WCSD to Hold Career Planning Family Learning Night

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Students and their parents who wonder what life will look like after graduation can learn about a number of careers by attending the sixth annual Career Planning Family Learning Night.

Set for Thursday, Nov. 15, the free session is designed to provide attendees with information on a number of northern Nevada career paths, school district resources, and more.

Students and parents will have their choice to attend short breakout sessions of their choosing. A number of local professionals will be available to discuss work in their areas. Speakers on career topics include: technology, green energy, public safety, building trades, hospitality, finance, education, medical, and NCIS (Nevada Career Information System).

"Part of preparing our students for college and highly-skilled careers is opening their eyes to the professions that are out there. This great event provides a way for students and their parents to explore potential careers and begin a conversation about the future," said Tiffany Young, the coordinator for the WCSD Family-School Partnerships Office.

Complimentary cookies and childcare for children ages 2 through 5 will be available beginning at 5:45 p.m., and the general session will begin promptly at 6 p.m. Spanish interpreters will be present, and a packet of information will be handed out to all.

Sponsors for this event include the WCSD Office of Career and Technical Education, the WCSD Department of Family-School Partnerships, the Parent University, the Academy of Arts, Careers and Technology (AACT), Western Nevada Supply, and the Western Apprenticeship Coordinators Association (WACA).

Career Planning Family Learning Night

Thursday, November 15 from 6-8pm

AACT - 380 Edison Way

For more information go to www.wcsdparentu.com or call the Department of Family-School Partnerships at 325-2000.

From the Washoe County School District

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