Athol Daily News – Montachusett vocational students to participate in career day


Posted: 10/11/2021 13:55:44 PM

Modified: 10/11/2021 13:55:47

Students from the Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School will be among participating schools as the New England Concrete Manufacturers Association announces a career day for Massachusetts vocational students October 13-14 at the Boxboro Regency Hotel & Conference Center.

The New England Concrete Manufacturers Association is an organization committed to growing the masonry and landscaping industry by identifying and developing pathways to success for students and individuals through promotion, education and connection . The non-profit organization provides grants, donations of equipment, instructor training and hosts industry-related events throughout the year, according to a press release.

Career Day will feature 23 sponsors, 15 industry entrepreneurs and 150 to 200 vocational students.

“Workforce development has always been a cornerstone of the trades industry, especially now. Our association strives to work with our professional educators and industry members to train and match students in masonry and landscaping trades with employers where they can achieve career success after graduation. diploma, ”said NECMA Executive Director Brian Scanlon. in a prepared statement.

The event will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day. Students will be split into three groups and take turns visiting and speaking directly with entrepreneurs and exhibitors and listening to a panel of industry experts. Students will also be able to attend mini-lectures offered by industry professionals and business owners detailing their experiences in the industry, as well as learn from exhibitors about the latest products, technologies and techniques, from manufacturing. during installation.

Up to 200 students are expected to attend Bay Path Regional Technical High School, Bristol County Agricultural High School, Essex North Shore Agricultural and Technical High School, Greater Lawrence Technical High School, Greater Lowell Technical High School, Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical High School, Shawsheen Valley Regional Technical High School and Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School.


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