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12 upcoming live industry virtual chats!

Healthcare Industry Chat and Virtual Tour

This presentation from multiple Healthcare companies is geared toward educating individuals searching for a career and/or adult learners about careers in Healthcare and the educational pathways to enter those careers. The presentation is brought...

08/22/2018 11:00 AM Eastern Time
By Aaron Smith , C2 GPS
Adult Education

How to Turn Criticism into Useful Feedback

This session will help you take the sting out of criticism and teach you how to get important feedback you can use to become better at what you do. Do you have a hard time receiving feedback? How we deal with feedback impacts the way we move forward...

09/10/2018 12:00 PM Eastern Time
By Janis Underwood , Real Life Real Changes
Adult Education,High School,Out Of School Youth

INT'L LITERACY DAY: An Author's Story on Never Giving Up

Alton Carter is an award-winning author of several books, including The Boy Who Carried Bricks and Aging Out and his latest book, The Boy Who Dreamed Big. This can be preordered at www.monoclepress.com  This fall, he'll also have a new...

09/11/2018 11:30 AM Eastern Time
By Alton Carter , First United Methodist Church
Middle School,Grade 4,Grade 5

Going with the Flow: Social Emotional Learning through Poetry

This session is designed to integrate poetry with elements of therapy into social emotional learning settings.  I want students to gain a better understanding of what is going on inside their own head, and explore how to use poetry as a form of...

09/13/2018 2:30 PM Eastern Time
By Devin James Stinson , Poetry
Middle School,High School

HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH: Sugar Skull Making for Day of the Dead

Sugar Skull Making El Día de Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a Mexican tradition celebrated on the first and second of November. It is a lively celebration of both life and death, during which families come...

09/18/2018 12:30 PM Eastern Time
By Olivia Tamzarian , ESB Mexican American Cultural Center
Teacher Professional Development,Elementary,Middle School,High School,Grade K,Out Of School Youth,Adult Education

FAFSA: Everything you need to know to apply for Financial Aid

The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Studen Aid) is a critical form that must be completed to apply for financial aid for college, career schools, scholarships or graduate schools.Specialists from LELA (Lousiana Education Loan Authority) will...

09/19/2018 12:15 PM Eastern Time
By Joni M Leggio , Lela FAFSA Completion and College Access
Adult Education,High School,Out Of School Youth

Job Skills 101

The purpose of this session is to educate students on what important Job Skills are necessary to prospective employers. This will be a high level overview with focus topics such as Resume building, Interview training and Personal branding. I will...

09/20/2018 2:00 PM Eastern Time
By Matt Moskal , Randstad Sourceright
High School,Out Of School Youth,Adult Education

Life as an AmeriCorps VISTA

In this presentation, I will be discussing what AmeriCorps VISTAs do when they serve, what opportunities VISTAs get to experience, challenges I have overcome, life hacks of living at poverty level wages, the application process, and my experience as...

09/21/2018 2:00 PM Eastern Time
By Shelbie Wolfe
Out Of School Youth,High School,Post Secondary,Adult Education

First Encounters: When the Conquistadors Met the Karankawa

How did early American Indians encounter their environment, other tribes, and the Spanish conquistadors in the vast landscape that would become Texas? A  Museum educator will lead students as they search for evidence from artifacts and paintings...

09/24/2018 11:00 AM Eastern Time
By Kaitlin Lloyd , Bullock Texas State History Museum
Elementary

Clean Water: A Look at Plastics Pollution & Water Treatment

This session will cover both the need for water treatment to provide safe drinking water, and how bags and other plastics ultimately end up in the oceans. As I cover these topics, I'll also talk a bit about careers in water engineering, and teach...

09/25/2018 12:30 PM Eastern Time
By Peter Cartwright , Cartwright Consulting Co.
Middle School,High School

Unclogging the Brain: The Perils of Adulthood

I intend to share a strategy for unclogging the brain when you fall into the trap of being bound by preconceived notions.

09/27/2018 11:00 AM Eastern Time
By Katrina Rivers , Samsung Austin Semiconductor
Out Of School Youth,High School,Adult Education

WORLD SPACE WEEK: "Make It, Don't Take It": Manufacturing in Space

Currently everything we use in space is launched from earth.  This session will provide an overview of the in-space manufacturing project.  Learn how NASA and the space industry are developing technologies that will reduce launch mass by...

10/08/2018 11:00 AM Eastern Time
By Tracie Prater , NASA
Middle School,High School