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We’re gearing up for a two-day conference for counselors AND students! The conference will be in Albuquerque early in the fall 2024 semester. Stay tuned for more information about this exciting event.

 

Industry Professionals Answer Essential Questions

(find your topic below and forward to the time noted to view)

TIME (min/sec) TOPIC
1:05 Panel Introductions
6:10 what are some of the most common misconceptions that people might have about a career in Tech?
10:16 For a student who knows they want to get into Tech Industry, should the student pursue a degree or certification?
16:55 Have you mentored students who attend an ECHS? If not, are there places where counselors should try to place their students?
23:28 What does a home lab look like? how do we get students started in that?
25:47 What was the turn that made you decide to go in to the Tech World?
32:16 Do employers check social media? Can it be a factor in you being interviewed or hired?
41:49 What can you tell us about AI or other emergent technologies that are out there?
How can students prepare to get ahead of these?
48:19 What is some sage advice you could offer students who are exploring or are in a pathway in IT?

Why IT – 10 reasons to take an IT class if you are studying…

Agriculture Science
Automotive Technology
Broadcasting
Business Development & Entrepreneurship
Commercial Driving
Construction
Construction Technologies
Early Childhood Care
Education
Engineering
Enlisting
 Film Production
Fire Science
Food Industry
Healthcare
Horticulture
Hospitality
Journalism
Law
Law Enforcement
Oil Rig Industry
Plumbing
Political Science
Real Estate
Renewable Energy
Retail Industry
Theatre
Waste Water Management
Welding
 

Find IT Courses for your pathway.

IT Courses for Pre-Law

IT Courses for Health Sciences

IT Courses for Film

IT Courses for Education

IT Courses for Business

IT Courses for Agriculture

Click here to see courses for students in IT Pathways.

IT Courses for Technical Trades

IT Courses for Nursing & Health Sciences

IT Courses for Film

IT Courses for Education

IT Courses for Criminal Justice

IT Courses for Business

Click here to see courses for students in IT Pathways.

IT Courses for Pre-Law

IT Courses for Health Sciences

IT Courses for Engineering

IT Courses for Education

IT Courses for Agriculture

Click here to see courses for students in IT Pathways.

Navajo Technical University

San Juan College

IT Courses for Electrical Engineering

IT Courses for Welding

IT Courses for Diné Culture

IT Courses for Humanities

IT Courses for Culinary Arts

IT Courses for Energy

IT Courses for Construction

IT Courses for Education

IT Courses for Business

IT Courses for Communication

Click here to see courses for students in IT Pathways.

IT Courses for Pre-Law

IT Courses for Horticulture

IT Courses for Health Sciences

IT Courses for Engineering

Click here to see courses for students in IT Pathways.

IT Courses for Pre-Law

IT Courses for Horticulture

IT Courses for Agriculture

Click here to see courses for students in IT Pathways.

UNM Taos

Northern New Mexico College

IT Courses for Pre-Law

IT Courses for Technical Trades

IT Courses for Horticulture

IT Courses for Nursing & Health Sciences

IT Courses for Agriculture

IT Courses for Film

 

IT Courses for Education

 

IT Courses for Criminal Justice

 

IT Courses for Business

Click here to see courses for students in IT Pathways.

 

Pathway 2 Careers Labor Market Navigator

A great resource for counselors, free to use!

The Navigator’s career cluster tables and information reveal market demand, wage ranges, position descriptions, and career preparation guides for many career fields. Get detailed information about IT careers, which is the focus of the EEDW project.

You can access data on areas of the state, the needs of the occupation, and wages in each area of the state.

Access the P2C Career Navigator here!

Sample career topics:

Your Role in EEDW

  1. Meet with “encouraged” students (in your office, during passing periods, and at lunch–whenever you interact with the target students) to discuss the value value of IT across career pathways and the benefit of taking an online IT course.
  2. Indicate your meetings monthly on the counselor tracker, and send it to Ricky Williams.
  3. Send out the text message to the encouraged students according to your schedule (make sure Eric Arpelar, ECHS coordinator, is informed of delivery).
  4. ENROLL STUDENTS IN ONLINE IT COURSES.

Need some talking points about the value of IT?
Check out this article from CompTIA: “What Is Information Technology?

Check out the Higher Ed IT courses!

Visit our Institutions of Higher Education page to see what your partnering institution offers for pathways in IT.

(Remember: Students can sign up for, and benefit from IT courses no matter what field they are studying! IT is in EVERY career.)

Free Test Study & College Prep Materials!

March2Success: online study materials for state exit exams, college entrance exams, ASVAB, and others.
Also, resources to help students navigate the college application process. Visit March2Success

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