Student Events and Conferences

 

Event

Date

Description

ZOOM CAREER DAYS

Health & Wellness

Art & Culture

Construction, Manufacturing, Transportation

Hospitality & Tourism

Info & Communication Technology

 

 

Sept.29, 2010

Oct. 27, 2010

Dec. 01, 2010

 

Feb. 23, 2011

April 20, 2011

 

ZOOM Career Days are free one-day "sector specific" career exploration days for Specialist High Skills Major Students and other high school students in Waterloo Region.

Don't miss these information packed days!

Speakers, multi-media presentations, educational displays, networking, industry representatives and more!

This program is brought to us by the Business & Education Partnership of Waterloo Region (BEP) www.bus-edpartnership.org

TO REGISTER for a Sector Specific ZOOM day: All students from the WCDSB will register on the SHSM website @ www.highskills.ca Click on the box: Zoom Career Day

Leading Edge Youth Entrepreneurship Conference

Nov. 10, 2010

This inspirational 1-day conference provides students from across the Region with the opportunity to network, attend skills workshops and gain real insights. Students learn from local entrepreneurs who share personal tips, tricks and the trials of running thier own business! For more information check out the following link:
Leading Edge Conference and speak with your teacher or guidance counselor.

 

Local 1977/UFCW

United Food and Commercial Workers Union

Oct. 21, 2010- St. Mary High School

Nov. 25, 2010 - St. Mary's

April 7, 2011

Discover jobs right in your own backyard!
Explore entry-level job opportunities in supermarket pharmacies, floral departments, cosmetics, natural foods and health, merchandising, computer system ordering and safe food handling.

Who should go? Grade 11 Workplace Students
Students: Contact your Guidance Counsellor
Teachers: Contact Judy Carley, WCDSB

Grade 8 Parent Information Nights

Students & Parents Welcome!

Dec. 1, 2010

Jan. 6, 2011

Jan. 6 &13, 2011

Jan. 20, 2011

Jan. 20, 2011

Resurrection CSS - Kitchener

St. David CSS - Waterloo

St. Mary's High School - Kitchener

Monsignor Doyle CSS - Cambridge

St. Benedict CSS - Cambridge

What's It All About?

Parent and Student Information Night - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

 

 

January 11, 2011 at St. Mary's

January 13, 2011 at St. Benedict's

 

 

 

Attend brief information sessions, to learn all about the following experiential learning programs:

Specialist High Skills Majors \ Pathways\ Co-op\ Dual Credits \OYAP - Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program

 

Trades & Technology Days - ELEMENTARY

 

 

 

 

Oct. 13 - Waterloo

Nov. 16 - Guelph

Jan. 27 - Guelph

Feb. 22- Waterloo

Feb. 23 /May 5 Doon Campus

Visit the various Campuses of Conestoga College and discover the skilled trades. Classes participate in a "hands-on" session in a college classroom.

Who should go? Grade 8 students
Students: Contact your grade 8 teacher
Teachers: Contact Jo-Ann McCabe, WCDSB
Note: Classes must pre-register

Skills Ontario

REGIONALS SKILLS

March 24-28/11

April 5, 2011 -6pm for Awards

 

Regional Skills Competition, Conestoga College
Register ONLINE at: www.skillswaterloo.ca

Regional Skills Awards Evening - Conestoga College Rec Centre

Skills Ontario

PROVINCIAL SKILLS *Open for Regional GOLD Medal winners

 

NATIONAL SKILLS *Open for Provincial Gold Medal winners

 

April 2011

May 2-3 2011

May 4, 2011 -Awards

 

May 20 - 23, 2010

Provincial Qualifying Competitions

All day Provincial Skills competition (Career Showcase) for elementary and secondary students, at RIM Park, Waterloo
Provincial Skills Awards Ceremony - May 4, 2011


All day National Skills competition (Career Showcase) for elementary and secondary students, in Quebec City

For additional information visit the website: www.skillswaterloo.ca

First Time Full Time - School to Work Conference

 

May 10, 2011

At Conestoga College

9am to 2pm

Get Ready to enter the Workforce!
“First Time, Full-Time” is a 1-day conference designed to equip graduating grade 12 students with information about the labour market and tips on everything from making a great first impression to designing an attention-getting resume. Listen to recent graduates, as well as various employers.

Who should go? Grade 12 students planning to go directly to work at the end of the school year
Students: Contact your Guidance Counsellor

Skilled Trades & Apprenticeship Showcase -

SECONDARY

 

Dec. 1, 2010

Meet Industry professionals who will provide demonstrations and interactive activities so that you can learn more about the skills, abilities and knowledge required to be successful

Who should go? Secondary students interested in learning more about apprenticeships

Teachers: Contact Jo-Ann McCabe, WCDSB

Your Future Make it Happen - Exit Conferences

May/June 2011

**Check with Guidance Offices

Find out about the world of work, educational upgrading, apprenticeship, Conestoga College preparatory programs and more. Explore your local youth employment centre and check out the resources they have to offer!

Who should go? Grade 12 students planning to go directly to work at the end of this school year.
Students: Contact your Guidance Counsellor
Teachers: Contact Judy Carley/ Bonnie Taylor WCDSB

     

Other Event Schedules

Job Connect-Conestoga College
Youth Employment Centre

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Lutherwood
Youth Employment Centre

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Cambridge Carreer Connections
Youth Employment Centre

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