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College & Career Events Weekly Newsletter Issue 15- 1/29/21

"Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined." - Henry David Thoreau

Hear what is like to be a Professional Sportscaster!

Wednesday, February 10 (rescheduled from Feb 3), 3:00 - 3:45 pm

Career Guest Speaker:

Elise Woodward, Broadcaster

Elise Woodard has been working in broadcasting for over 20 twenty years. You can currently catch Elise covering sports for Pac-12 Network, ESPN, IMG Radio Network, & the Seattle Storm
Have a question for Elise Woodward? Submit your question to Mrs. Tuiaea-Ruud at aruud@psd1.org

Check out some of the footage from Elise's career:

My Future Wednesday, College Speaker

Located in Ellensburg, WA

CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY

10:00 am, February 3, 2021

Come listen to representatives from Central Washington University share admissions and program info!

CWU Winter Preview Days February 9 & 10th

LUNCH WITH LEADERS

Career Guest Speaker

Wednesday, February 3, 1-1:30 pm

Eric Cremers

President & CEO Potlatch Deltic — a forest products company based in Spokane, WA

PotlatchDeltic is a leading timberland owner and a top 10 manufacturer of lumber in the United States. We have a long legacy of excellence in timberland management and wood products manufacturing with operations in six states. PotlatchDeltic is committed to being a responsible corporate citizen and we manage our timberlands for future generations to come.

JAWA Lunch With Leaders brings together Washington state leaders and K-12 students in a no-cost, virtual format to inspire students and prepare them for a stronger tomorrow! Leaders share their stories and discuss the skills and qualities necessary to succeed in their field and give advice on how to plan for a rewarding future.

Career & Technical Education Classes at Chiawana High School

Career and Technical Education (CTE) prepares students for a wide range of high-wage, high-skill, high-demand careers. Earn credits toward graduation, as well as dual credit options for college.

Click the button below to learn about all the awesome Career & Technical Education (CTE) classes at Chiawana:

Gain insider access to the power of innovation at SCAD FutureProof virtual event - Friday, Jan. 29, 9:00 am - 12:00 p.m.

Join pioneering pros from Uber, Samsung Electronics, Watson Studio at IBM, and more as they preview the innovative ideas and technology on course to change our world.

At SCAD FutureProof, you can gain exclusive insider access to the power of innovation from anywhere in the globe. Tune in for deep dives on the intersection of design and tech, takeaways from the Consumer Electronics Show 2021, the creative leadership skills needed to succeed in the future, and more.

Presented by SCAD, the preeminent site for the study and practice of design thinking, this digital event illuminates the university’s cutting-edge programs and creative career preparation in industrial design, UX design, service design, design management, and advertising.

This event is free and open to all.

  • Session 1: 9:00 a.m. - Now Trending: Takeaways on the Future of Tech
  • Session 2: 10:00 a.m.-How to FutureProof
  • Session 3: 11:00 a.m. - Elevating the Innovative Mind | SCADamp workshop
  • Session 4: 11:30 p.m. - Launch Your Creative Career | SCAD admission information session

Check out this video on Industrial Design from SCAD:

Located in Helena, MT

Virtual Information Session on Sunday, January 31!

Join us on Sunday, January 31 at 1:00 PM PST (2:00 PM MST) for a virtual information session. Experience a live digital tour, an admission overview and a Q&A. Learn more about academic programs, student activities, and life at Carroll College! Join us on Zoom!

COLLEGE FAIR THIS WEEKEND!!!

Sunday, January 31, 2021, 10 am - 4 pm PST

Don’t miss these one-day events! Drop in on Zoom sessions offered by hundreds of colleges to hear about student life, majors, financial aid, scholarships, and much more. Plus, text chat with college counselors for answers to all of your questions. Sign up now to explore your options and pursue your college dreams!

571 college and technical schools will be in attendance!

Are you a Senior who is actively involved in the innovative use of technology?

The Association of Computer Professionals in Education (ACPE) has allocated up to $10,000 for scholarships of up to $2,000 each for students in Oregon and Washington.

These scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors who have been actively involved in the innovative use of technology during their high school careers and are planning to pursue studies in a technology-related field.

A completed online application must be submitted to ACPE no later than 5 pm, March 19, 2021. Successful applicants will be notified via email by April 15, 2021. The amount of the award will be paid to the college/school of the awardee's choice.

Going to College or Technical School? Complete your FAFSA/WASFA and be entered to win a $500 Amazon Gift Card

WASHINGTON STATE OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIPS

FOR BACCALAUREATE AND CAREER & TECHNICAL STUDENTS

DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 11, 2021

About the Baccalaureate Scholarship:

The Baccalaureate Scholarship provides up to $22,500 in financial aid support and access to career-launching support services for students pursuing high-demand STEM and health care majors. This scholarship can be used to cover tuition, fees and other indirect costs of attendance such as housing, transportation, food and more. Funding can be used for any eligible STEM or health care degree at any eligible public or private college or university in Washington state.

About the Career & Technical Scholarship:

The Career and Technical Scholarship (CTS) supports Washington students on their path to high-demand trade, STEM and health care occupations. To be eligible, Scholars must enroll in an approved program, such as welding, manufacturing or IT, at one of Washington’s 34 community and technical colleges. Scholars are eligible to receive up to $1,500 each quarter for the duration of their associate degree, certificate or apprenticeship program. These scholarship funds are flexible and can be used to cover tuition, fees and other costs of attendance such as housing, transportation, food and more.

Learn about the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship in the video below:

LEARN ABOUT THE ARMY

The Army is a powerful fighting force defending and serving our nation by land, sea and air. Elite groups within the Army, such as the Army Rangers and Special Forces, receive specialized training for advanced combat situations. In addition to domestic bases, the Army has permanent stations in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa as well as troops on the ground wherever there is a conflict. Length of individual service commitment varies, and in some cases may be as little as two years.

Quick Facts:

  • Full-time service
  • 481,318 active-duty service members
  • More than 150 career specialties

Before Serving in the Army:

To enlist in the Army, you must be between 18 and 34 years old (17 with parental consent). You must be a U.S. citizen or resident alien. A high school diploma is preferred, but a high school equivalent such as the GED may be accepted. You must also take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery test and a physical fitness exam. Some jobs may have additional requirements.

To serve in the Army, recruits must complete 10 weeks of Basic Training, commonly known as boot camp. Eligible college students can participate in their school's ROTC program or attend a military academy to join the Army as officers after graduation.

Army Career Spotlight: Multimedia Illustrator

REGISTER NOW!

HEALTH CAREER EXPLORATION FOR HIGH SCHOOLERS

February 20, 2021, 9:45 a.m.

The Eastern Washington Area Health Education Center (EWAHEC) is hosting a series of one-day, hands-on Scrubs Camps for high school students. Scrubs Camp is a health career camp that provides an opportunity for students to explore a variety of health careers through interactive activities.

Online and Free to attend.

Have a college or career related event to share with students? Email a CHS Student Services Specialist below to be featured in the next newsletter:

Mike Brown, College & Career Guidance Specialist, mbrown@psd1.org

Ana Tuiaea-Ruud, Career & Technical Education (CTE) Community Engagement Manager, aruud@psd1.org

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