The real-world educational and workplace demands of automotive technology were the topic of discussion last month at New Horizons in New Haven.
JAG Specialist Courtney Sak recruited Laurence Eiden of Gateway Community College to address her students about his courses and the field.
“The students were very interested. One came up to me afterwards and said he’d like to enroll at Gateway,” Ms. Sak said later.
Guest speakers and career exploration are a core element of Jobs for America’s Graduates. Specialists work with students not only as teachers but as counselors and job developers.
Connecticut became the 32nd state to offer JAG in 2014, and launched in New Horizons and four other schools this January.