“Integrating Career Academies by Networking Business and Education”
I CAN BE Mission To bring business and education together with “face to face” opportunities for career education for students.
I CAN BE Priorities Engaging Business in Education Expand Career Expo Opportunities Developing a Prepared Workforce Enhancing the Economic Vitality in our Community
The Henderson Chamber of Commerce will host the I CAN BE program, a one-day event geared to help local freshmen better plan for their future and achieve their goals.
The event is free for students, who will learn which high school courses best suit their long-term, professional goals. Chamber members from the business community also will volunteer their time to speak and mentor approximately 800 participants during each event.
Students will be split into 16 areas of interest including agriculture, food and natural resources; architecture and construction; arts, a/v technology and communications; business management and administration; education and training; finance; government and public administration; health science; hospitality and tourism; human services; information technology; law, public safety, corrections and security; manufacturing; marketing; science, technology, engineering and mathematics; and transportation, distribution and logistics.
Three to four volunteers will lead each group to give students one-on-one attention and mentorship.
The Henderson Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit, voluntary organization committed to promoting and supporting member businesses and economic development.
The schedule is as follows: Foothill HS March 7 7:30 AM – 1:15 PM Green Valley HS March 29 7:30 AM – 1:15 PM