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Wednesday, October 24 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Gateway to Careers

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This session will provide participants with practical strategies to jumpstart a career education program in a traditional high school setting. Presenters from Gateway Regional High School will share how to implement a schoolwide career day, forge game-changing partnerships with industry leaders and community organizations, and tackle career education using a multifaceted-approach including speakers, field trips, job shadowing, volunteer opportunities, and internships. The Gateway to Careers program was recently featured in NJEA’s Classroom Close-Up and partners with the New Jersey Department of Labor.

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Melissa Eckstein

District Career Facilitator, Gateway Regional High School
As a former English teacher and counselor for 23 years, my professional passion is now laser-focused on career education. I believe in traveling well beyond the classroom walls to expose and educate students in opportunities available to them for the future. In addition, I network... Read More →

Carol O'Connell

Director of Guidance, Gateway Regional High School
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Shannon Whalen

Superintendent, Gateway School Districts

Wednesday October 24, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT
Room 305/306 One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08433