Career Education and Work Standards Symposium

Career Education and Work Standards Symposium

An event for York County educators focused on the Career Education and Work Standards. This event encourages empowerment by providing each educator in attendance with four impactful, relevant lesson plans to adapt to the grade level in which they specialize, as well as valuable resources to utilize in their classrooms.  Event registration is open to all teachers K-12 affiliated with our K-12 Partner Schools.

The 10th Annual Career Education and Work Standards Symposium will be held on THURSDAY February 27, 2020 at the York County School of Technology. Check-in and Dinner will be from 4:00PM – 5:00PM with our program agenda including keynote, breakout sessions, and employer panel from 5:00PM – 7:30PM. Registration for this event is now closed.



Silver Sponsors

Partner Sponsors

Pittsburgh Technical College
YTI Career Institute

2020 Breakout Presentation Resources

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Presenter Name(s)OrganizationGrade LevelFocus AreaLesson/Presentation Title
Brooke BensingerRed Lion Area School DistrictK-5Awareness and PreparationCareer Tree
Jessica BrubakerKeystone KidspaceK-5Career AcquisitionKeystone Kidspace
Angie JordanSouthern York County School DistrictK-5Retention and AdvancementUsing the Design Process
Dennis AlbertsonWest York Area School DistrictK-5Entrepreneurship
Meghan DeRoyRed Lion Area School District6-8Awareness and PreparationPersonalized Interest Inventories
Will SparksEDSI6-8Career AcquisitionJigsaw Puzzle
Bethany Knepper & Melissa GrindleSouth Eastern School District6-8Retention and AdvancementDesigning an Access Ramp
Erin LaporeCentral York School District Noble Space, LLC6-8EntrepreneurshipNetworking For Educators
Jill FeltenbergerYork Suburban School District9-12Awareness and PreparationGrading for Work-Readiness
Carol KelkisRed Lion Area School District9-12Career AcquisitionPersonal Branding Websites
Melissa StonesiferYork County School of Technology9-12Retention and AdvancementVocabulary in the Workplace
Rob DonatelliDallastown Area School District9-12EntrepreneurshipLyrics & Invention Design in Entrepreneurship
Dr. Scott Deisley & Bill RickardRed Lion Area School DistrictAdmin. SessionN/AAdministrative Q & A
Laura FridiriciPennsylvania Dept. of EducationN/AN/AKeynote Presenter