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Tuesday, January 25 • 10:00 - 10:45
(On-demand session released) Career Options and Aspirations: A K-12 Education Approach

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Creating opportunities for students to explore career options and build their aspirations is approached in a multitude of frameworks at School District No. 73. Students have numerous career exploration opportunities with community partnerships that can lead to dual credit career programs and early entrance into post-secondary. Students also partake in a robust implementation of career education through the K-12 system.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Appreciate the strength of community partnership in supporting student experiences
  • Identify frameworks for the creation and implementation of career education
  • Analyze the impact of earlier experiences with post-secondary choices

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Rick Kienlein

Director of Instruction- Secondary Learning Services, School District No. 73
Responsible for the Graduation Program, the School Completion Initiative, Student Information Systems and Trades and Transitions, Rick started his education career in Clearwater in 1992. While in Clearwater Rick taught history and social studies, was a school counsellor, a vice-principal... Read More →
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Allisson Badger

District Career Education Co-ordinator, School District No. 73
Allisson Badger is the Career Education Co-ordinator for School District No.73 and the Secretary for the Career Education Society (CES) of BC. She implements career development opportunities for students, parents and teachers. Allisson is passionate about building opportunities and... Read More →
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Robert Wielgoz

District Vice-principal: Trades and Transitions, School District No. 73
Rob Wielgoz is the current District Vice-principal managing the Career Education and Dual Credit/Transition team for School District No. 73 (Kamloops-Thompson). Rob has been a classroom teacher, school inquiry facilitator and district co-ordinator.

Tuesday January 25, 2022 10:00 - 10:45 EST