• CMMA November: CTE Jamboree!

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    Name: CMMA November: CTE Jamboree!
    Date: November 21, 2019
    Time: 7:15 AM - 10:00 AM CST
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:

    CMMA Manufacturing CTE Jamboree at Albany High School on November 21

    CMMA is excited to host a new event called Manufacturing CTE Jamboree!  The CTE (Career and Technical Education) Jamboree is intended to close the gap between education and industry.  The event features an experienced lineup of speakers that are active in CTE in Minnesota.  Following the presentations, join us for a tour of the recently remodeled manufacturing and CTE classrooms at Albany High School; this community has done a great job of utilizing a number of different strategies to expose youth to CTE pathways. 

    MANUFACTURERS:  Have you experienced difficulty in hiring the skills you need?  If the answer is "yes" - please encourage your HR department to attend this meeting.  Are you fully engaged with your local high school?  If the answer is "no" - please encourage your HR department to attend this meeting.

    Speaker Lineup:
    Luke Greiner, MN Dept of  Employment & Economic Development (DEED)
        -Job Market Review and Outlook/LMI Career Wheel
    Kurt Helgeson and Chuck Hentges, St. Cloud State University
        -SCSU Husky T&E, Youth Apprenticeship
    Bob Dockendorf, Principal, Big Lake High School
        -Big Lake's Career Pathways and REAL Program
    Della Ludwig, MN Dept of Employment & Economic Development (DEED)
        -Central MN Workforce Initiatives
    Rich Wessels, MN Dept of Labor & Industry
        -Workforce Development/Youth Skills Training
    The CTE Jamboree will focus on creating viable partnerships between education and manufacturing.  More school-centric than most CMMA meetings, attendees will learn about best practices in promoting manufacturing careers in a K12 setting, learn how best to forge relationships between industry and education, learn about grant funded opportunities, and more.

    School board members, superintendents, principals, counselors and CTE teachers are invited to attend.  Manufacturers are invited to attend.  CMMA recommends that you take a "team approach"  - educators and manufacturers from the same community are encouraged to hear the information together.
    Is YOUR school/community ready to invest in the CTE focus that is taking place in education right now? The format will allow local manufacturers and educators to interact and envision programs and partnerships.  

    As is CMMA's policy for general meetings and tours, all K12 school representatives are invited to attend at no cost; registration is required. 

    Albany High School
    Blattner Energy Arts Theatre
    30 Forest Ave
    Albany, MN 56307
    Date/Time Information:
    7:15 Registration
    7:30 Breakfast 
    8:00 Program

    9:30 Tour of Albany HS CTE facilities
    10:00 Networking
    Includes light breakfast. CMMA requests remittance for all reservations not canceled prior to the meeting. 
    *If a company is a CMMA member, ALL employees are eligible to attend at the member rate. Special needs? Contact Tina. 800-654-5773

    Invite A Guest! CMMA members are encouraged to bring a potential member from another company as a one time FREE guest! Contact Tina to take advantage of this opportunity. 

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