5 Great Reasons - Feb 25

5 Great Reasons - Feb 25
Posted on 02/18/2021

Is your child exploring future pathways or considering a career in the trades? The OCDSB will be hosting a virtual event for grade 8-12 students and their parents/guardians, offering insight into the exciting field of skilled trades. Watch the livestream on YouTube


Date: February 25, 2021

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Livestream Link: https://youtu.be/0uI_Zdv6rdM

Questionnaire: If you have questions, fill out our questionnaire before or during the event.


In this dynamic presentation, Job Talks Executive Director Dr. Jon Callegher will share with parents his latest research on the emotional and experiential challenges facing young people today. He will also reveal five data-driven reasons for why working in the skilled trades, especially in a post-COVID-19 world, is an ideal career option. Participants will be able to ask questions that will be answered by OCDSB staff and the speaker. The recording will be available to view for two weeks after the event.


About the Speaker


Dr. Jon Callegher has shared his message on CBC radio, TV, and at conferences internationally. He is a marketing professor in Toronto and has a Ph.D. from the University of Waterloo.


Learn More About Trades and Technology


For more information about this event, please contact Greg Hicks, Trades and Technology. To learn more about the field of trades and technology, visit the Ontario Council for Technology Education’s Take Tech webpage.
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