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A parade of trades

A parade of trades

A parade of trades Students from three counties explore career options at Canyonville expo More than 60 exhibitors converged with about 800 students for the Sept. 28 Southern Oregon Trade Careers Expo, an indoor-outdoor gathering designed to introduce teens to job options in numerous skilled trades industries. Students […]

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Connecting the dots

Connecting the dots

Connecting the dots Educators, families and businesses familiar with our message know that Douglas County Partners for Student Success and the Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub have been spreading the word about the numerous paths that can lead youth to high-demand, high-wage jobs. As the 2017-18 academic year continues, […]

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Field research

Field research

Field research Sutherlin company hosts local students exploring job options Expanding Horizons camps organizers say they want to expose kids to potential career ideas – and, moreover, to jobs offered by local employers. It’s a “grow your own” workforce mentality that aims to boost the local economy. That […]

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Hands on, full speed ahead

Hands on, full speed ahead

Hands on, full speed ahead 2017 Expanding Horizons Summer Camps exposes kids to variety of skills Pikachu and the Death Star helped kick off the first week of this summer’s Career & Technical Education classes, taking place at Douglas County Schools for a second year at no cost […]

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