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Future Educators Career Day at Prescott Elementary
October 24 | 8:15 am - 11:00 am
Do you dream of making a difference in education?
Career Day Information
Learn about careers in teaching & education with the nonprofit Portland Workforce Alliance!
- Go behind-the-scenes at a Portland elementary school to learn about rewarding careers in education.
- Learn about lesson planning, then help lead a read-aloud activity with a class.
- Talk with caring professionals in careers such as teacher, counselor, principal, speech pathologist and classified staff about their jobs and educational paths.
- Representatives from the Colleges of Education at Portland State University, Concordia University and Warner Pacific University will be present to share about their teaching programs and talk one-on-one with students.
Check-in & Eligibility
Check in 8:15 AM. Program starts promptly at 8:30 AM and ends at 11:00 AM. Open to high school students from PWA's partner school districts. Limited space may be available for tri-county school districts.
Dress nicely! Business casual attire is great -- use your best judgement. No shorts, sweatpants, crop tops, hats, t-shirts with objectionable logos/graphics or gum. Nice, clean jeans are ok.
Download the printable flyer here.
Portland Public Schools: Talk to your career counselor.
Parkrose School District: Fill out this Permission Form and turn in completed form to the College & Career Center and await confirmation.
Registration closes: When filled. Seats fill fast! Sign up today.
Students from other school districts are welcome when space permits. Join our waiting list by filling out this Permission Form. Email form (via scan or photo) to firstname.lastname@example.org and await confirmation.