Students are resilient, as new PWA Board President Marcus Carter points out. That resilience is inspiring, as our board and staff work with the community to find new ways to connect, engage and serve in the COVID-19 era.
Our work together is about connections: The handshake. The hands-on. The in-person, real-world experiences that create “a-ha” moments for high school students searching for career inspiration.
Are you a high school student interested in a career in the health care industry? Do you want to earn money while gaining exposure to Kaiser Permanente’s integrated healthcare system?
Oregon faces many challenges. However, there are many opportunities for improvement. Career learning, both in the community and in Career Technical Education classes, is proven to help students graduate, continue their education after high school, and find their footing in the world of work.
This past week, ACE Mentor Program student Kenneth Yohe was recognized in the “How Oregon Works” feature of the Portland Business Journal. The ACE Mentor Program of Oregon began in 2006 as an affiliate of the national ACE organization. It