Engaging themes help K-5 students learn economic concepts through the Elementary School Program. Each theme builds on the previous and stresses the relationship between school and future success.
The Middle Grades Program emphasizes the importance of an education and staying in school while introducing students to economic concepts and information about the world of work, financial literacy, and entrepreneurship.
The High School Program strives to help students develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to become productive citizens and workers.
Career Success Opportunities
Did you know that for a commitment of just a few hours, students can get an up-close look at careers and see the relevance of what is being taught in school? Job Shadow experiences can happen year round either as a class project or through group shadow opportunities.
Job shadowing immerses students in the world of work. A Job Shadow learns firsthand about job skills and careers. When students enter the workplace to see real jobs in action and talk with individuals about their careers, the world of work starts to make sense. It becomes real and tangible. To learn more about Job Shadow opportunities, please contact Cait Sojka 0r 816-561-3558. Take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions.
Stay tuned for more details and opportunities for students to explore the various career clusters and industries available in today's workforce and how they can connect with professionals in a one day event.