Hamilton-area Business Leaders, Community Invited to Career Pathways Workshop

March 18, 2014

HAMILTON – Bitterroot College University of Montana and Missoula College UM invite Bitterroot-valley business leaders and community members to participate in a workshop titled “From Education to Industry – Career Pathways.” The workshop will be held from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, at the Hamilton High School Performing Arts Center, located at 327 Fairgrounds Road in Hamilton.

BC and MC are working with Hamilton High School to build programs of study that lead to viable careers for local students. The study areas are welding/manufacturing, health science and information technology. The event aims to help participants understand the Big Sky Career Pathway and its connection to industry, receive input into course work that aligns Pathways at the secondary and post-secondary leve,; and listen to the needs and concerns of local businesses and community members.

Participants can register by calling Donna Bakke, MC Career Pathways/Dual Enrollment Program manager, at 406-529-0044, by emailing donna.bakke@umontana.edu or by emailing Roch Turner, BC’s AmeriCorps VISTA college access network coordinator, at roch.turner@mso.umt.edu. Registration is free, and refreshments will be provided.

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Contact: Donna Bakke, Career Pathways/Dual Enrollment program manager, Missoula College, 406-529-0044, donna.bakke@umontana.edu.