The Building Bridges to Careers Fund was established to support the Building Bridges to Careers Program of Marietta City Schools. Visit their website to learn more information.
2014-2015 Focus Projects
Family Career Awareness Day: Businesses will showcase career paths/opportunities to 9-12 grade students and parents in the 16 career clusters. This event is scheduled to take place on Saturday November 1, 2014.
BBC PD/Problem Scenario Templates: Businesses and teachers collaborate to create problem scenario templates developed from real world business problems related to specific curriculum. Students will then utilize these scenarios in the classroom. Local teachers are meeting with local business representative during the Education After Hours event to review and finalize PSTs that can be used as a resource for all teachers in the county.
Directory of Community Career Resources: The BBC will Create a Directory of Community Career Resources including businesses and organizations in the county that are willing to provide the time for connecting with students and teachers on the topic of career education.
(MC)2 Science Collaborative Project: This project directly connects teachers to science professors at Marietta College through summer professional development and activities throughout the school year.
Job Shadowing: The BBC Coordinator will facilitate job shadowing placements which allows the student to observe and experience real life work situations. These experiences will assist them in making an informed career decision.