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A hand up in affording higher education

Lancaster Dollars for Higher Learning has been helping Lancaster County students attain higher education by providing interest-free loans since 1961. Our program not only helps students afford higher education, but also helps them understand the responsibility of financial management without the burden of interest and fees as well as the importance of giving back to …

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project based curriculum collaboration

Why Do We Need to Learn This? A typical career path of a teacher includes graduating from high school, attending a four-year college to receive a bachelor’s degree and a teaching certificate, and returning to the elementary or secondary education classroom.  Often, teachers have limited experience in industries outside of education beyond the part-time jobs …

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thankful for not trying to be “too cool” for anything and giving it a go.

Submitted by Todd Kauffman  As a High School senior, I never imagined that I’d be working in the scrap industry at Sahd Metal Recycling. Growing up, I honestly had no clue what I wanted to do with my life just like everyone else. Definitely not the scrap industry. It was the opportunities I took that …

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Back to School at any age

I knew retirement wouldn’t agree with me. I owned and operated a small business, a dance studio, in Lititz, for forty-four years. I made lasting relationships and looked forward each year to making new memories with the dancers and their families. During the pandemic, I searched for grants and applied for funds and forgivable loans …

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Careers in Agriculture

Es la temporada de ferias del condado en Lancaster. Las ferias del condado han sido parte del paisaje del condado de Lancaster durante mucho tiempo. Miles de personas asisten cada año a una de las muchas ferias del condado, donde la agricultura suele ser el centro de atención. La comida y los animales forman parte del escenario familiar. El condado de Lancaster tiene la distinción de ser...

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Lancaster county gets career exploration kiosks – look around!

Can you find the career exploration kiosk in your neighborhood or school?  37 kiosks are being distributed around the county, in locations throughout the city and countryside, at community organizations, public libraries, and local school districts.   Why career exploration kiosks?  Career exploration should be easy and accessible for students and job seekers. No appointment is …

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Cooperative Work Experience – Brilliant!

At Garden Spot High School, interested and eligible seniors can participate in a co-op experience, leaving school to go to work while earning academic credit. Students enrolled in a co-op program are paid while on the job.  co-op experiences give students the opportunity to explore careers, before committing to one.     Co-ops fall under the …

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4 habilidades y 4 pasos para una carrera exitosa

Explorar direcciones profesionales, buscar oportunidades de aprendizaje en el trabajo, investigar salarios para diferentes carreras y comprender las habilidades de empleabilidad ayudará a iniciar una carrera exitosa. ¡Lancaster listo para una carrera! tiene los recursos para ayudar a los estudiantes y solicitantes de empleo a hacer todas estas cosas. Es un lugar para comenzar su viaje profesional. Puede parecer abrumador mirar hacia adelante...

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El valor de la colaboración

Las personas que han asistido a las reuniones de Career Ready Lancaster han escuchado a Peter Caddick, facilitador de CRL!, revisar el CRL! “Discurso de ascensor”: ¡Career Ready Lancaster! es una asociación de trayectorias profesionales que vincula a las personas con su carrera a través de la colaboración de grupos educativos, empresariales y comunitarios. Juntos estamos desarrollando una fuerza laboral de calidad para una economía local fuerte. Acerca de - …

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Segundos cambios: una historia que vale la pena repetir

CRL! escuchado de varios empleadores en la reunión del Consejo de julio. El tema trataba sobre la expansión de las redes de reclutamiento, la retención de empleados y la creación de trayectorias profesionales. Escuchamos de empresas que están creando trayectorias profesionales donde antes no existían. Escuchamos a los empleadores que están contratando personas con discapacidades, contratando personas de todos los sectores industriales, trabajando con...

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