Reimagining Career Education to Prepare Kids for Success


Millions of kids leave high school with no plan & enter a life of self-doubt simply because they didn’t take a degree path. The false dichotomy of "college or no college" is one of the most damaging and indelible stories presented to children. Hear from authors of 2 new books–"Crisis-Proofing Today's Learners: Reimagining Career Education to Prepare Kids for Tomorrow's World" and "Leaving to Learn: How Out-of-School Learning Increases Student Engagement and Reduces Dropout Rates"–on blueprints that prepare kids for the future via access to learning experiences inside and outside the classroom.

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  1. School districts will learn the best way to prepare youth for post high school education and career success.
  2. Learn how to help kids find joy that exists at the intersection of what they’re good at, what they can be paid for, what the world needs, and what the
  3. Learn about the importance of giving kids access to real-world and personalized digital experiences needed to develop durable skills.



Andrew Frishman, Co-Executive Director, Big Picture Learning

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  • Tags: career, universal design
  • Event: EDU
  • Format: Panel
  • Track: Teaching & Learning
  • Session Focus Area K-12 Education
  • Level: Basic Understanding

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