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D211 Post: District 211 Hosts GCAMP Breakfast

            Representatives from District 211, as well as Harper College, GCAMP (the Golden Corridor Advanced Manufacturing Partnership), and area manufacturing companies gathered at Schaumburg High School for the GCAMP Breakfast Nov. 8.  During the meeting, the group discussed internships, apprenticeships, and the future of student involvement in manufacturing.              Following the breakfast, District 211 Associate Superintendent for Instruction and Superintendent-Elect Dr. Lisa Small, delivered a presentation on the ...

D211 Post: District 211 students explore the future of medicine

            To help students better prepare for their futures beyond high school, career counselors arrange career treks where they can experience aspects of potential future careers.  Recently, about 50 students from across the District had the opportunity to explore the future of the medical field during a trek to AMITA Health St. Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates.             During the nearly two-hour visit, students heard a brief history of surgical practices from Dr. Susan Scanlon, MD, MCMP of Midwest Center for ...

D211 Post: District 211 Career Expo Shows Growth in Second Year

            For the second year, Township High School District 211 held a career expo, which highlighted career path information as well as job and internship opportunities.  This year’s expo, held at Schaumburg High School, saw 600 students meet with representatives from 155 area businesses.             District 211 Internship Coordinator Jan Brottman said following last year’s successful expo, the team of career counselors wanted to expand.             “After seeing ...

D211 Post: District 211 Students Tour Motorola Solutions as Part of Career Trek Program

            Students from all five District 211 schools toured the Motorola Solutions Schaumburg Campus as part of the district’s career trek program.  During the tour, students learned about the engineering and operational sides of the communications business.             District 211 schools typically organize approximately 15 career treks with area businesses per semester.  District Internship Coordinator Jan Brottman said the treks, which are designed to cover as many of the district’s career clusters as possible, are a unique opportunity for ...

D211 Website Allows Students to Explore College & Career Pathways Before Graduation

The current employment outlook for the United States indicates that most jobs will require postsecondary education and training beyond high school. This is why students are encouraged to explore their options early. The District 211 Career Clusters/College Majors and Career Exploration website allows students and parents to begin to explore career clusters and specific District 211 information. Whether a student is preparing to attend a four-year university, a two-year college or the work force, the exploration of possible careers and college majors is vital. Though many students may continue to change their minds about their career or ...